The Wellable Blog

Is Medical Misinformation Online Undermining Workforce Health?

Today, when it comes to health questions (or any questions) it can be difficult to avoid searching online first. There’s no waiting for appointments and no money wasted on office visits or lab work. Unfortunately, not all medical and wellness ...
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U-Haul Will Implement New Nicotine-Free Hiring Policy

Phoenix-based moving company U-Haul recently announced that it would cease hiring smokers and nicotine users in 21 states beginning February 1. In states where testing is allowed, applicants must submit to nicotine screenings to be considered. The ...
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Study: Engagement Incentives Increase Wellness Programs’ Value

Crafting a competitive, holistic wellness program to attract and retain the best talent can require a lot of resources. It’s important that investment produces its desired results. In order for companies to reap all the benefits wellness programs ...
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Survey: Employers Focused On Benefit Costs, Holistic Wellness, And ...

In order to offer attractive benefits to recruit and retain talent in a tight labor market, more financial investment is now required from companies. It’s not just the rising costs of health insurance, but the demand for more expansive benefits and ...
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2020 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report

The arrival of the new year means the release of Wellable’s 2020 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report. This annual report aims to quantify and better understand the wellness strategies companies are implementing in the upcoming year, providing a ...
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Wellness Resolutions? There’s An App For That—But It Might Not Help

The public’s interest in physical fitness, self-care, and personal well-being continues to boom, with health and wellness industries seeing massive growth each year. That popularity has substantially increased the number of apps and technology ...
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EEOC To Update Wellness Rules In January 2020

In mid-2018, just before the then-current wellness regulations were to expire in January 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) made it clear to the public that they had no immediate plans to issue new wellness regulations. ...
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Careers With Purpose, Not Just Passion, Enrich Employees’ Lives

When it comes to deciding on a career path, sayings like “do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life” and “follow your passion” get thrown around frequently. While it certainly sounds good, it doesn’t appear to be practical. Studies ...
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Year-End Review: Wellness Benefits Top Employees’ Wish Lists

Over the last year, wellness programs have become more and more important to workers. Today, a company isn’t just an opportunity for a paycheck and some professional growth, but a central player in supporting a holistically-minded lifestyle.
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Survey: Holistic Approach to Wellness Boosts Productivity, Attracts Top ...

Today’s employees are working harder than ever before on achieving their personal wellness goals. Unfortunately, this extra energy has not yielded desired results. According to the recent Health and Financial Wellbeing Mindset Study from Alight ...
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