The Wellable Blog

2018: The Year Of Employee Experience

An age-old business adage encourages employers to take care of their employees so their employees can take care of their business. Despite being a belief preached for decades, few employers took this sage advice to heart…until now. As the body of ...
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90% Of Employees Prefer Vacation Days, Bonus Over Holiday Party

Welcome to 2018!  With the holiday season behind us, its time for employers to embark on a new year filled with goals and objectives that need to be met.  Before they do, it may be wise to look backwards and rethink their big investment in the ...
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5 Employee Benefit Trends In 2018

The new year is quickly approaching, which means it’s list season. The list below comes from U.S. News & World Report and identifies the five employee benefits trends human resource professionals should keep an eye out for in 2018.
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Winning Reward Options For Continuous Incentive Wellness Challenges

Health and well-being is something individuals must improve upon 24/7/365. As such, successful employee wellness programs must assist employees in thinking about and improving their health and well-being throughout each and every day. This is one ...
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Health Saving Account (HSA) As A Retirement Account

The Sad Math Of Retirement Healthcare Spending On average, a 65-year old couple retiring today needs $275,000 to fund future healthcare expenses, according to Fidelity Investments. According to JP Morgan, healthcare expenses increase approximately ...
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Infographic: 3 Best Practices To Avoid Getting Sick This Winter

  • 13.12.2017
The 2017 - 2018 flu season is here, and data predicts that it will be a bad one. The main strain of flu circulating around might be particularly more malicious than other seasons, and the flu vaccine was only 10% effective when introduced to the ...
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Podcast: Al Lewis On HRAs and Biometric Screenings

Despite growing evidence on their lack of efficacy and potential risks, health risk assessments (HRAs) and biometric screenings remain popular amongst employers.  As advocates for combatting misinformation and promoting positive wellness ...
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Fitbit Gets Into The Smartwatch App Game

Fitbit announced the first major update to its Fitbit OS software that runs on its flagship Ionic smartwatch. The update brings Fitbit Ionic users access to more than 100 data-rich clock faces and more than 60 apps. Fitbit was nice enough to create ...
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Survey: Majority Of Recent Graduates Would Accept Salary Cut For Student ...

As the second leading form of debt in the United States, student loans are a significant source of stress for a number of employees, which explains the findings from a recent survey of 2013 to 2017 graduates conducted by Millennial Personal Finance. ...
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Study: Office Workers Do Not Want To Sit All Day

The title of this blog post will surprise few wellness professionals. Their personal experiences teach them that employees need and want to sit less, but for the first time, these advocates for employee health will have some data to make their case ...
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