The Wellable Blog

5 Unique Wellness Benefits From Leading Companies

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 ...
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Employee Benefits Increased From 60 To 344 In 20 Years

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 ...
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Fitbit Creates Research Library, Publishes Employee Wellness Studies

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 ...
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The Case For A 6-Hour Workday

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 ...
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3 Ways A Health Coach Can Help A Company Succeed

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 ...
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Slate: Workplace Wellness Programs Are A Sham

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 ...
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Top 7 Causes Of Financial Stress

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 ...
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5 Must Have FREE Health Fair Vendors

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 ...
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5 Must Have Health Fair Vendors

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

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 ...
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