The Wellable Blog

HDHP Use Flattens, HSAs May Become More Attractive

For employers and organizations currently using or thinking about adopting high deductible health plans (HDHPs), lots of news came out last week that is worth noting.  Although HDHPs have seen incredible growth since 2005, many industry ...
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Preferred Exercise Setting May Be Tied To Personality Traits

A new study suggests that preferred exercise setting (gym vs. outdoors) may reveal details about personality traits. Published in The British Psychological Society, the study showed that extroverted individuals and those who rely on objective logic ...
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Leadership Communication, Not Just Support, Delivers Wellness Engagement

The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) released the “A Closer Look: 2018 Workplace Wellness Trends” report, which found certain initiatives are more popular in successful wellness programs when compared to initiatives offered ...
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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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