Health and Wellness
If employee wellness wasn’t a top priority before health reform was passed, it probably is now.
The problem, of course, is that salary and bonus increase budgets have gone dry — so employers can’t motivate with money. The good news:
With more Benefits pros relying on technology to get info to workers, it’s easy for those without regular access to e-mail or the Internet to get left in the dark.
Healthcare reform is obviously not what everyone wishes it could be. Everyone wishes costs were lower, for example. But that’s not to say it’s completely devoid of redeeming qualities.
May is Employee Health and Fitness Month, so we figured now’s the perfect time to share some tips on boosting health and wellness program participation.
You’ve heard it before: For every $1 you spend on wellness, you’ll save $3 to $4 in healthcare costs. Sounds great. But how do you know for sure your wellness program’s working?
Most employers start a wellness program for the potential healthcare cost savings. But new research has shown they’re great for more than just padding the bottom line.
The irony looms large for HR pros: Employees need to disconnect from work more than ever. Yet they need to connect with colleagues like never before. The pandemic caused employees to work longer hours and become burned out. It also forced them to be separated from co-workers – who are often the relief they need […]
Employees still struggle with stress – despite the supposed return to normal. In fact, some mental health experts say it’s staggering. According to Mental Health America’s Mind in the Workplace report: 83% of employees experience early signs of burnout 25% of employees experience the most severe signs of burnout, which include poorer performance, cynicism toward […]
Healthcare costs are on pace to increase at record lows this year. That’s the good news. The bad? This trend won’t last.
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