The Wellable Blog

Research: Good Leaders Keep Their Employees, Best Leaders Let Them Go

On the Wellable blog, we write a lot about increasing employee retention and reducing turnover, knowing the astronomical costs associated with replacing employees. But what if we tell you that the best leaders, instead of hoarding talent for ...
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Study: Mindfulness Training Boosts Employee Well-being

mindfulness (n): the awareness of one’s thoughts, emotions, sensations, actions, and surroundings in the present moment (International Journal of Workplace Health Management) Mindfulness is no longer exclusive to productivity hackers in Silicon ...
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Stress Is Ruining Employee Experience

More than half of U.S. workers reported an increase in stress levels in the last five years.  According to the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, “36% of employees suffer from work-related stress, which costs U.S. businesses $30 billion a ...
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Survey Results From A Wellable Challenge

Between March and April of this year, Wellable hosted the Step Into Spring Ortho Challenge.  The four-week step challenge had 14 large orthopedic groups across the United States compete for ultimate bragging rights, cool t-shirts, and gift cards.  ...
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Report: Why Your Employees Are Leaving (And How to Retain Talent)

Employee turnover is a sticky problem for HR managers, as replacing employees (especially good ones) can be costly. Understanding why employees stay or leave can give managers a leg up in this competitive job market where talented individuals have ...
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Workplace Unfairness Driving Employee Turnover in Tech Sector

Technology companies are widely seen as organizations on the forefront of workplace trends.  This is largely due to rich and novel benefits (think Google, Facebook, and others) and a disproportionate number of millennials, which comprise the largest ...
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Facts vs. Fiction: Employee Weight Loss Programs and BMI Values

Al Lewis, CEO of Quizzify, recently published an article called "Ten Myths about Employee Weight Loss Programs." We created an infographic to give you a brief overview of his article, but don't forget to visit Al's article to learn more. It is not ...
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HDHPs Create Need For Wellness And Literacy Tools

High-deductible health plans (HDHPs), which shift more of the upfront financial burden of healthcare expenses onto members, operate on the assumption that the financial risk associated with the plans will make members their own best care managers.  ...
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Study: Sitting Linked To Depression

Prolonged sitting has been called “the new smoking” because of its adverse effects on heart health. Now, being glued to the seat is also linked to mental health symptoms; researchers in Australia recently found a link between prolonged sitting, low ...
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Employee Experience Delivers ROI

In his new book, The Employee Experience Advantage, Jacob Morgan interviewed 150 psychologists, economists, and business leaders around the world and analyzed more than 250 diverse organizations to determine the impact employee experience has on the ...
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