Not all virtual health fairs are created equal. Check out Wellable’s guide to having a successful virtual health fair to avoid common pitfalls and have a maximal impact on the well-being of your workforce.
Employee mental health reached a critical point this past year due to pandemic-induced stress from job changes, social isolation, economic downturns, and an overall sense of uncertainty. While many companies have responded with added tools and resources and increased socialization efforts, statistics show that people continue to struggle.
As more and more workers experience pandemic induced stress, corporations are turning to wellness programs, especially digital ones, in order to alleviate the burden that comes with the changing work environment. To use these offerings effectively, it is necessary to be clear on what they do and don’t do.
It’s safe to say that this year has been unusually difficult for the average employee, given the complications created by COVID-19. According to the Cigna Resilience Index, these struggles are taking a measurable toll on Americans, as roughly 60% are currently struggling to maintain resilience.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic took off, companies have been frantically adjusting work operations to accommodate employee safety. For many, this has resulted in employees working remotely. Now, many regions of the country are gradually reopening, yet some safeguards used in return-to-work plans are proving to be not as effective.
New research from John Hancock reveals that employee financial stress has a major impact on a company’s success, costing more than $1,900 per employee per year in stress-related losses in the form of workplace distraction, lost productivity, and absenteeism.
Americans are more stressed than ever. Stress impacts individual's personal and professional lives, and this impact makes it an important area of concern for employers. Learn how that stress can affect a business and how organizations can work to buck the trend.
Loneliness may not be a widely discussed topic, but it should be. Just as mental health has emerged from obscurity to the forefront of employee wellness, loneliness is a public health issue that is reaching epidemic proportions. Here are some ways employers can reduce loneliness in the workplace.
Food tracking has long been shown to be an effective tool for healthy food consumption and weight loss, but many people are reluctant to track their food because they think it is too onerous to record every meal and snack. A new study suggests the ease and power of tracking nutrition.