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Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Why Helping Employees Discover Their Purpose Helps HR Leaders

October 14, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Though the Great Resignation is in full swing, hiring rates are greater than quit rates since November of 2020 as workers seek greater well-being in their careers. As such, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce suggested the workforce is experiencing a […]


Workplace wellness

Birthday party panic: On managing anxiety in the workplace

May 16, 2022

Via: HR Dive

A few weeks ago, a rare thing occurred for the HR world — an employment law story went viral. A jury awarded a Kentucky man $450,000 after his employer, Gravity Diagnostics, failed to stop staff from throwing a birthday party […]


Workplace wellness

Are employee assistance programs worth it?

January 31, 2022

Via: HRD America

Many companies have started to emphasize the availability of an employee assistance program in the workplace – especially since the COVID-19 pandemic, which has resulted in many job losses and drastic changes to work routines. The question companies now face […]


Workplace wellness

The language of change: an antidote for stress that stifles thinking, feeling, and doing

January 21, 2021

Via: HR Examiner

Sometimes life is complicated and complex, and that’s OK. Sometimes we overcomplicate things, and that’s not OK. A lot of my work is about change, being comfortable with not knowing. Change often creates uncertainty – an unnerving feeling which stifles […]


Research, Software

Dropping the Ball on Employee Wellness Now Will Cost You Big Later

June 3, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The focus for many organizations has been adjusting to the changing economic climate and either struggling to stay afloat or, for essential organizations, cranking out as much work as possible. It’s at this delicate time that things like increased anxiety, […]


Workplace wellness

Helping Employees Stay Well During COVID-19

April 14, 2020

Via: HR Hero

These are stressful times for everyone, and in a work environment where mental illness was already a rising concern for many organizations, the COVID-19 crisis is creating new concerns. Employees are anxious not only about their health and the health […]


Workplace wellness

Impacting Wellness: Why Gym Memberships Aren’t Enough

March 24, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Some maladies simply don’t have an easily defined cause—and employee wellness seems to be one of them. According to researchers at the University of North Carolina, only 12% of Americans are metabolically healthy, meaning that seven out of eight adults […]


Workplace wellness

Your Business’s Obligation to Invest in Wellness

June 14, 2019

Via: HR Hero

There are three certain things in life—death, work, and taxes. And work is usually stressful. Currently, 3 in 5 workers (61%) feel burned out in their current job,[1] and nearly a third (31%) report high levels of stress at work.[2] […]


Workplace wellness

4 Ways to Get Your Employees More Active This Year

February 5, 2019

Via: HR Hero

According to one study conducted by Duke University, obese workers filed twice the number of workers’ compensation claims, had seven times higher medical costs from those claims, and had 13 times more lost workdays due to injury or illness than […]


Workplace wellness

In 2019, Resolve to Make Fitness Easy for Employees

January 18, 2019

Via: HR Hero

The dawning of a new year is the perfect time to make a fresh start, and chances are, many people in your office are using this opportunity to renew their commitment to fitness and a healthy lifestyle. They want to […]


Workplace wellness

Workstations and Working Out: Can They Coexist?

November 14, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Most likely, while reading this article, you’re sitting in front of a computer, and more than likely, you’ve been positioned in the same spot for more than several minutes. A 2013 Ergotron survey found that Americans spend 13 hours of […]


Workplace wellness

10 Things America’s Healthiest Employers Have in Common

November 13, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Health, fitness wellness—whatever you want to call it—is a major focus in the United States, with health-related trends increasing significantly as Americans become passionate about staying fit and eating well. Ironically, at the same time that obesity rates are rising—over […]


Workplace wellness

Into the Wild: Biophilic Workspaces & Employee Wellness

April 19, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

“In the presence of nature, a wild delight runs through the man, in spite of real sorrows. Nature says, — he is my creature, and maugre all his impertinent griefs, he shall be glad with me.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson, […]


Research, Software

How many wellness perks are too many?

September 14, 2017

Via: HR Dive

Employee wellness programs are offering everything from free meals and personal trainers to nutritionists, but employers might be spending more on the perks than they’re saving on healthcare costs, Bloomberg reports. One company, FS investments, provides all of the above […]


Research, Software

Reconsidering Work-Life Balance in an Ever-Changing Workplace

November 11, 2016

Via: Entrepreneur

In today’s workplace culture, with near-unbroken technology engagement, it’s become somewhat the expectation that employees be available throughout the day and night to answer emails, complete assignments or assuage clients. Employees are now the subject of their clients’ expectations of immediacy or their […]


Workplace wellness

Watch What Happens When You Invest in Employee Wellness

June 15, 2016

Via: Entrepreneur

There’s a long-standing debate about the ROI (return on investment) of wellness programs and the discussion typically centers on cost savings and getting the buy in from the CFO. But these conversations miss the point — while ROI is important, […]