5 Unique Wellness Benefits From Leading Companies


Category: Corporate Wellness

As employee health and wellness continues to become an area of focus for employers across the world, leading companies are making unique and differentiating wellness perks a staple of their benefits package.  These benefits are becoming the norm and are critical for companies to recruit, retain, and engage talent.  Below are five of our favorite… Read more »

Employee Benefits Increased From 60 To 344 In 20 Years


Category: Corporate Wellness

Twenty years ago, the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) conducted the Innovative Benefits Survey to measure the state of employee benefits at that time.  The recurring survey, which has been modified over the years, continues to follow changes in employee benefits and, as expected, shows the evolution of employee benefits in a world where… Read more »

Fitbit Creates Research Library, Publishes Employee Wellness Studies


Category: Corporate Wellness

To counter criticism that wearable devices do not produce better health outcomes, Fitbit partnered with Fitabase to create a curated Research Library that contains an up-to-date reference list for studies that have used a Fitbit device.  From validations studies to innovative intervention and one-off case studies, the reference list covers nearly everything that has been… Read more »

The Case For A 6-Hour Workday


Category: Corporate Wellness

Work-life balance is something nearly everyone strives for.  There are many ideas behind what work-life balance is as well as many methods to obtain it within the workforce. There has been a lot of buzz about Sweden adopting a shorter work day to increase productivity and create a happier workforce.  Did shorter days deliver on… Read more »

3 Ways A Health Coach Can Help A Company Succeed


Category: Corporate Wellness

Personal, individual health coaching is a vital part of a successful wellness program because of its ability to help people cope with preventable health risks and conditions.  Preventable diseases cost businesses thousands of dollars a year.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that productivity losses linked to absenteeism costs employers $225.8 billion annually… Read more »

Slate: Workplace Wellness Programs Are A Sham


Category: Corporate Wellness

A recent article published on Slate, an online magazine of news, politics, technology, and culture, called workplace wellness programs a “sham”.  The article went on to describe how these programs, defined largely by biometric screenings and health risk assessments (HRAs), are really just cost shifting mechanisms from employers to employees.  As we read the article,… Read more »

Top 7 Causes Of Financial Stress


Category: Corporate Wellness

Whether you are trying to build a case for financial wellness at your organization or assessing the need for it, a new survey from GoBankingRates will help you cover the top causes of stress in your area.  The statistics below focus on the aggregate results from 7,000 respondents from all 50 states plus Washington, D.C.,… Read more »

5 Must Have FREE Health Fair Vendors


Category: Corporate Wellness

Last week, we blogged about vendors that employers should include at their company health fairs.  The vendors listed in the post cost money so for the budget-constrained organizations, this post is focused on free vendors that employers can bring to their health fairs.  One of the greatest things about health fairs is that you can… Read more »

5 Must Have Health Fair Vendors


Category: Corporate Wellness

Health fairs are a great way to bring employees together and educate them on the benefits that your company can provide for them as well as enhance awareness about healthy living.  This facilitates a culture of health in the workplace, which supports happier, healthier, and more productive employees.  We greatly enjoy assisting our clients with… Read more »

2/3 Of Employees Rank Health And Wellness Perks Number One


Category: Corporate Wellness

A recent survey by One Medical Group found that two out of three full-time professionals prefer better health and wellness benefits than other types of perks.  This means that employers looking to attract and retain the best talent should focus on expanding benefits in health and wellness before investing in other perks.  The good news… Read more »