The Wellable Blog

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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Skeptical Employees Fail To Use Increased Benefits During COVID-19

Over the last several months, many companies have reevaluated and revamped their employee benefits due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Workers now find themselves with access to increased time off, flexible work options, support for caregivers, and ...
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Survey: 37% Of Employees Highly Resilient

  • 10.21.2020
It’s safe to say that this year has been unusually difficult for the average employee, given the complications created by COVID-19. According to the Cigna Resilience Index, these struggles are taking a measurable toll on Americans, as roughly 60% ...
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Survey: Quarter Of Women May Scale Back Careers

The 2020 Women in the Workplace report highlights how women, especially women of color, have been disproportionately been impacted by COVID-19. They are more likely to have been laid off or furloughed as well as three times as likely as working ...
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