The Wellable Blog

Genetic Testing As A Wellness Benefit?

Companies are looking at innovative offerings as part of their wellness programs. Genetic testing is one that is gaining some traction. The Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) reported that last year, 18% of organizations offered genetic ...
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Google Study: Remote Workers Just As Productive But Lonely

Even as employees push for the ability to work remotely, some companies resist, concerned that employees who don’t come to the office on a regular basis are less productive. A recent study of Google employees eases that fear but raises an additional ...
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HSA Growth Highlights Employees’ Desire For Financial Wellness

The number of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) is growing rapidly, with no signs of slowing down. According to research firm Devenir’s year-end HSA report, by the end of 2018, the number of HSAs grew to 25 million, a 13% increase from the previous ...
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Survey: Wellness Programs Receiving More Investment, Expanding Globally

When employees are healthy, businesses perform better. Numerous studies have shown the impact employee wellness has on overall corporate success, and businesses are taking notice. A recent survey from Fidelity Investments and the National Business ...
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Employee Wellness Benefits Winners and Losers

Companies that want to attract and retain employees are pumping up their benefits offerings, but as new generations of employees enter the workforce and as current employees’ needs change, the benefits that were once popular can become less so, as ...
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Emerging Benefits Employees Want Most

Companies keep coming up with time-saving benefits to help employees. Valet services, on-site dry cleaners, and concierge services are all well and good, but a new study suggests that employees don’t want perks that save time as much as they want ...
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Employers Not Prepared For Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis has reached the workplace, but employers are not ready. The impact of the opioid crisis in the country is staggering. From 1999 to 2017, nearly 400,000 people in the U.S. died from opioid-related overdoses, and half of those deaths ...
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Free Time, Wellness Most Preferred Employee Benefits

While employees are often offered a variety of benefits, the one they crave most is free time. That’s the result from a survey that asked more than 1,200 employees what benefits were most important. Survey participants were given a list of 15 perks, ...
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6 Tips For Building A Culture Of Health

Corporate wellness programs have existed since the late 1800s and have evolved over time, but in the last ten years, interest those programs has exploded. Google the term “corporate wellness” and more than two million references appear. This ...
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Employers Missing Mark On Corporate Wellness Benefit Offerings

Organizations recognize that offering wellness benefits helps attract and retain employees, as employees want and expect their companies to help with their well-being. Despite this seeming meeting of the minds, employers are still not offering the ...
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