The Wellable Blog

National Nutrition Month At Work - Ideas And Resources

March is the National Nutrition Month, which means we get to spend a whole month talking about food.  Count us in! Created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), this year's theme is to "Put Your Best Fork Forward," a clever way to remind ...
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Courting Millennials: Lessons From Market Research

In this world of low loyalty, it feels like employees are always having one foot out the door. Millennials, the largest generation in the workforce, are the least loyal of all. In fact, two-thirds of millennials surveyed said that they see ...
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Improving Productivity By Cultivating Good Sleep

It is widely known that proper sleep is important for individual health.  It also shouldn’t be a surprise that employees need sleep too!  In fact, employee sleep quality directly impacts a company’s bottom line.  According to “Why sleep matters” by ...
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6 Trends in Employee Wellness - 2017 Edition

Shortlister recently released their Well-being Industry Prospectus 2017, a report on employee wellness trends. They surveyed well-being subject-matter experts at the nation’s top employee benefits consultants to get their take on the state of the ...
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Apple Watch = Sustained New Year’s Resolution?

As mid-February approaches, the magic of New Year’s Resolutions is starting to wear off; the excitement surrounding exercising and eating healthy might start taking the backseat (yet again).  By this time, it is quite likely that only 59% of your ...
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4 Wellness Rewards To Reinvest In Employee Health

Rewarding participation is an excellent way to encourage wellness program engagement.  However, picking rewards can be a tricky ordeal.  Good rewards motivate employees to participate and continue to invest in employee health rather than sabotaging ...
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Google Compensated Unit So Much That Employees Left

Most companies may not be able to relate to compensation packages so rich that employees leave to explore other opportunities, but the case study in this blog is worth exploring nonetheless.  For compensation packages in their self-driving car unit, ...
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Top Employee Wellness Perks For 2017

As the talent wars endure, companies continue to up their game as it relates to overall perks and benefits and especially as it relates to wellness related ones.  According to a Glassdoor survey, culture and values rank the highest as the workplace ...
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Onsite Services And Employee Emotional Health

In Aon’s 2016 Consumer Health Mindset Survey, 83% of consumers said they needed the most support for emotional well-being.  Of those respondents, 68% ranked managing stress as the most important way to being emotionally well.  The survey of 2,320 ...
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Simon Sinek: Millennials In The Workplace

Below is a video excerpt from Simon Sinek, a leadership and organizational development expert, speaking on an episode of Inside Quest.  During the excerpt, which we strongly encourage people to watch (it has 5.3 million views and counting), Sinek ...
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