The Wellable Blog

8 Unique Employee Benefits To Attract And Retain Talent

“The best job candidates may have their pick of companies to work for, but employers don’t always have their pick of the best candidates.  One reason for this is because some companies aren’t focusing on doing more to distinguish themselves from ...
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Fitbit Local: Just Another Reason Consumer Wellness Works

Employers should build their corporate wellness programs around the consumer wellness technology market, and Fitbit’s new Fitbit Local program is just another reason why.  In addition to producing quality hardware and software, Fitbit launches ...
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Is Too Much Employee Engagement A Bad Thing?

A recent article in the Harvard Business Review explores whether too much employee engagement could be a bad thing.  The benefits of employee engagement are well documented, including being associated with higher employee wellbeing, performance, and ...
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Survey: Manager Engagement In Wellness Key To Success

Having leadership involvement in wellness initiatives spearheads program success.  This idea is often touted by brokers and wellness professionals.  Even Wellable wrote about this topic is 2015, referencing a survey from Aon Hewitt and the National ...
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1/3 Of Employees Participate In Wellness Programs

A recent survey of 617 full-time workers provided some details about the state of employee wellness programs.  Specifically, it found that found that a third of all employees participate in at least one part of their employee wellness program.  This ...
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Email Is Dying, Wellness Communications Need To Adjust

In case there was any doubt that messaging apps were the future of communication in the mobile-first era, a new study released this morning puts some solid numbers behind their traction, especially over email.  According to a report from App Annie, ...
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50% Of Employers Use Mobile Apps To Engage Employees In Their Health

A new survey by Xerox and the National Business Group on Health (NBGH) demonstrates the  willingness of employers to invest in emerging technologies aimed at improving employee wellbeing despite challenges measuring impact and return on investment. ...
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Millennials Define The New Dream Job

Millennials already make up more than a third of the work force.  By 2020, they will make up half.  The sheer size of this cohort makes them a focus point for all employers.  A survey from the National Society of High School Scholars offers a ...
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Survey: One in Five Employees Want New Job In 2016

According a survey from CareerBuilder, 21% of employees are pledging to leave their current employers in 2016, up from 16% last year.  Employers with large millennial populations are at even greater risk with 30% of millennials expecting to have a ...
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Survey: 60% Of HR Leaders View Wellness As Engagement Tool

A recent survey conducted Human Capital Media, the research arm of Workforce magazine, and Virgin Pulse found greater evidence highlighting the changing views of employers as it relates to employee wellness programs.  According to the survey of more ...
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