The Wellable Blog

Survey: Company Loyalty Linked To Impact Of Benefits On Personal Lives

New data suggests that delivering a paycheck and “standard” benefits is no longer enough to retain employees. According to the Global Employee Benefits Watch report from Thomsons Online Benefits, employees want to feel personally cared about. ...
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Whiteboard Wednesday: New EEOC Wellness Rules

With the U.S. District Court’s decision to vacate the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC's) wellness rule effective January 1, 2019, employers are rightfully scrambling to determine how to react and what the rule revisions mean for ...
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Whiteboard Wednesday: Should Employers Offer Genetic Testing?

This week’s Whiteboard Wednesday session focuses on genetic testing for employee wellness programs.  Already popular in the consumer market, genetic disease risk screening is entering employee benefits.  A number of employers, including Levi ...
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4 Fun And Healthy Onboarding Activities To Engage New Hires

As new employees join companies, especially freshly minted college grads during the summer, their first impression defines the workplace culture they will experience.  Without proper planning, the excitement of a flashy new job can quickly be ruined ...
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Whiteboard Wednesday: Findings From The Illinois Workplace Wellness Study

This week’s Whiteboard Wednesday session focuses on a specific finding from the highly publicized Illinois Workplace Wellness Study.  The session reviews the impact of financial incentives on program participation.  The video focuses on the impact ...
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Google Launches “Digital Wellbeing” Feature For Android

The advent of smartphones and mobile apps have revolutionized the operations of industries and the daily lives of individuals across the world.  No one disputes the economic and personal gains afforded by these technologies. However, these ...
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Should Employers Offer Genetic Testing?

Already popular in the consumer market, genetic disease risk screening is entering employee benefits.  A number of employers, including Levi Strauss, Salesforce, and SAP, offer employees free genetic screening to assess hereditary risks for certain ...
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Survey: Financial Wellness Programs And Wellness Incentives Growing

The 9th annual Health and Well-being Survey from Fidelity Investments and the National Business Group on Health (NBGH) provides unique insights on corporate wellness trends, especially for those employers looking to remain competitive from a ...
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Whiteboard Wednesday: 5 Real And Unique Wellness Rewards

This week’s Whiteboard Wednesday session is on creative and unique rewards that real employers are implementing.  The session reviews the actual wellness rewards and benefits offered to employees at five leading companies.  Collectively, these ...
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Study: Employee Perception Of Wellness Programs Improving

Every year, the Consumer Health Mindset Study explores new and emerging topics related to the health mindset of consumers to help employers create effective benefits strategies.  Part of the analysis revisits topics from previous years to identify ...
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