The Wellable Blog

Wellable Research: 2018 Wellness Industry Trends Report

With new advancements in technology, constant regulatory changes, and a tightening labor market, employers must regularly evolve their wellness needs. Wellable’s first proprietary research (there will be more to come!) seeks to inform employers on ...
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Survey: Employers Overestimate Wellness Program Impact

According to a survey from Willis Towers Watson, there is a disconnect between employers and employees on the impact of employee wellness programs. Specifically, a majority of employers (56%) believe their well-being programs encourage employees to ...
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Baby Boomers Interested In Student Debt Benefits

The growing student debt crisis is often thought of as a problem associated with millennials, and as such, employers make the common mistake of assuming student debt benefits will only appeal to a limited number of employees. Baby boomers, many of ...
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Survey: Employees Satisfied With Work-Life Balance Drops By One-Third

A survey from FlexJobs reports that, despite a greater focus from employers on work-life balance, the number of employees struggling with managing their professional and personal lives is increasing. Based on responses from more than 1,200 ...
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Survey: Employers Increasing Benefits To Recruit And Retain Talent

As the economy continues to show strength and with unemployment at its lowest point in years, finding and retaining quality employees is becoming increasingly challenging. This is according to a LaSalle Network survey of more than 4,000 ...
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Study: 1 In 5 Employees Experience High Engagement and High Burnout

Employee engagement is often seen as a purely beneficial experience. Executive leadership touts the benefits, including greater productivity, improved quality of work, increased safety, and higher retention, and human resource professionals spend ...
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Preventive Care Does Not Save Employers Money

  • 07.02.2018
Why do so many employers incentivize biometric screenings or annual physicals for all employees? The underlying belief is that the results from these services will identify diseases early and allow employees to take measures to treat them before ...
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Facebook Changes Newsfeed To Boost Well-being

Our focus in 2018 is making sure Facebook isn't just fun, but also good for people's well-being and for society. We're doing this by encouraging meaningful connections between people rather than passive consumption of content. Already last quarter, ...
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Happiness Course Becomes Yale's Most Popular Class

Psyc 157, Psychology and the Good Life… This is the name of a class offered at Yale University this spring semester that focuses on teaching students how to lead a happier, more satisfying life. A few days after registration opened, the course had ...
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Study: Average Healthcare Spenders More Likely To Participate In Wellness ...

Despite offering the greatest benefits to the most unhealthy employees, a study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research found that individuals in the middle of the healthcare spending range were the most likely to participate in ...
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