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Survey: Women More Likely Than Men To Follow COVID-19 Precautions

A recent survey conducted by VoxEU.org reveals a significant difference between the way men and women are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. With cases rising again across Europe and America, understanding these behaviors may help business leaders ...
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Pulse Check: Oral Health And Employee Well-Being

Every month, Wellable asks a single question to the large, growing, and dedicated community of human resources and wellness professionals subscribed to the Wellable Newsletter. The question for November was about an area of health and well-being ...
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60+ Unique Team Names To Use In Your Next Wellness Challenge

One of the best parts about running a team-based wellness challenge is the opportunity to create a fun and motivating team name. Sometimes it is easier said than done though! Check out the list below for some amazing team names. Use one for your ...
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Burnout Risk On The Rise As Employers Pivot To Remote Work

Remote work has been growing in popularity for years, but the trend is now becoming common practice with the COVID-19 pandemic making it a safer alternative for companies to continue to do business. Especially valued by younger employees, remote ...
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Survey: CFOs Value Employee Wellness Over Cost Savings

Despite their role managing corporate expenses, chief financial officers (CFOs) are more concerned about how well benefits make employees happy and healthy than the costs of plans. Since 2002, the Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI) has been ...
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How To Combat Employee Isolation

As the year draws to a close, social distancing-related fatigue is wearing down even the most independent and introverted people. The pandemic continues to fuel feelings of loneliness and isolation, threatening employee wellness and productivity ...
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Study: Spouses Can Help (Or Hurt) Employee Health

A new study published in JAMA Network Open looks at what spouses have in common when it comes to their physical health. Researchers followed nearly 5,400 middle-aged, American couples that enrolled in an employee wellness program between October ...
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Survey: Demand For Value-Based Health Care Increasing

Willis Towers Watson recently conducted their 2020 Health Care Delivery Survey, in an effort to illuminate the strategies employers are using in their health care benefits and programs. Conducted in August and September of this year, the survey ...
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Study: Happy Employees Are 13% More Productive

Employers may want to take note of just how important a positive emotional state can work to their advantage when it comes to employee productivity. In a study conducted by the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School, researchers found that ...
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Social Distancing Measures Fuel Employee Loneliness

Over the last several years, research on loneliness has revealed its impact stretches beyond just physical health and wellness. A lonely employee is more likely to perform poorly, switch jobs frequently, quit, earn fewer promotions, and feel less ...
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