The Wellable Blog

As Businesses Reopen, Immunity Tests Are Losing Favor

  • 05.27.2020
As communities across the world make plans to reopen businesses, many are turning to antibody tests in order to determine who is less likely to spread the disease or fall ill. However, most US companies will not be implementing the tests. Instead, ...

7 Stats On COVID-19’s Impact On Employee Mental Health

  • 05.26.2020
Stress related to COVID-19 is having an enormous impact on people’s mental health, as demand for support services surges and substance abuse and suicides continue to rise. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) released a report to delve ...

Survey: Current Workforce Values Mental Health, Professional Development

Recently, Ernst & Young conducted their “Better You” survey  to examine how employee benefits are valued by both the current and upcoming workforces. By collecting responses from 1,000 employees across different generations and 1,000 current ...

Working from Home, Employees Lament Absence Of On-site Perks

  • 05.18.2020
While working remotely can be extremely attractive to employees, there are still several companies that have built workforce happiness through appealing on-site perks. Meal services and free snacks, fitness gear and facilities, and high-tech office ...

Evaluating Workplace Risk Factors For COVID-19

  • 05.13.2020
Not all jobs are equal—and that’s especially the case when looking at the COVID-19 pandemic. Data from the Occupational Information Network was recently assembled together to give a better picture of which jobs are the most high-risk for exposure to ...

Demands For Caregiving Benefits Accelerated by COVID-19

Even prior to the coronavirus pandemic, employee demand for caregiving benefits was on the rise. A growing retirement-age population coupled with more households featuring two working spouses highlighted this growing need for caregiver-employee ...

Working From Home: The New Normal

On its earnings call last week, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella summed up the current and long-term changes from COVID-19 with a simple sentence: “We’ve seen two years’ worth of digital transformation in two months.” On a previous blog post, a similar ...

Why Tenant Engagement Is So Important During COVID-19

In today’s ever-evolving real estate industry, commercial property management has been focused on making tenants feel more appreciated and satisfied. Through a combination of on-site perks, functional design, and digital tools, occupants want to see ...

Navigating COVID-19 Employee Health Checks With Limited Legal Guidance

As employers focus on ways in which they can continue essential operations, reopen businesses, and implement safety precautions in light of COVID-19, many have questions regarding the legality of employee health checks. Several companies, such as ...

COVID-19 Impacts College Graduates’ Career Plans

It’s a difficult time for soon-to-be college graduates entering the workforce. Not only have many been forced home from college early as plans to celebrate graduation disappear, but now they are entering into an economy that has been devastated by ...