The Wellable Blog

Personality Profiling In The Workplace: Worth The Risks?

As employers continue to leverage data and analytics to create high performing teams, one practice that’s growing in popularity is the use of personality profile tests in the workplace. While personality profiling can be interesting or potentially ...
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CDC Investigating Vaping-Related Illnesses In 33 States

In a media briefing on September 6, representatives from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) revealed that possible vaping-related respiratory illnesses have more than doubled, rising to 450 possible cases in 33 states. Late last week, the ...
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Study: More Employers Than Ever Planning To Increase Investment In ...

A recent study by Optum reveals that more than twice as many employers than ten years ago are looking to increase their investments in employee health and wellness. The 10th Annual Wellness in the Workplace study surveyed 544 employers with between ...
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Zappos Brings Music To Employee Wellness Program

In partnership with legendary guitar maker Fender, Zappos now offers employees an exciting new wellness benefit. The program is called Strum for the Sole, and it gives more than 1,500 employees access to an onsite “jam room” at its Las Vegas ...
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Survey: Millennials More Likely To Turn To Online Health Education Than ...

A recent survey by Harmony Healthcare IT of more than 2,000 people aged 23 to 38 revealed that millennials are increasingly turning to online sources for health advice rather than visiting medical professionals. Specifically, 73% of millennials will ...
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HDHP-Only Plans Continue Decline At Large Employers

For the second year in a row, fewer large employers are offering high-deductible health plans (HDHP) as the only option for employees. National Business Group on Health's Health Care Strategy and Plan Design Survey found that in 2020, 25% of large ...
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USPTF: All Adults Should Be Screened For Illegal Drugs

Illegal drug use in the United States is on the rise. To address this growing problem, the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force (USPSTF) recently drafted a recommendation that all adults in the country should be screened for drugs, regardless of their ...
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Employee Wellness Market To Grow to $61.7B By 2026

Corporate wellness programs are growing, not just in the United States, but around the world, and the forecast is for that trend to continue. A study by Transparency Market Research predicts that the global market for corporate wellness services ...
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Millennials Want Holistic Wellness Support From Employers

At 92 million strong, millennials are the largest generation ever in the United States. They now make up the largest generation in the workplace, with one in three employees born between 1980 and 2000.  This means their opinions and concerns about ...
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Caregivers Need Wellness Too

When employers think about wellness benefits, they usually have their employees’ well-being in mind.  They often think about employee health in terms of actions, such as being more physically active or eating better, an individual can take to ...
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