The Wellable Blog

Study: Top Performers Are Three Times As Valuable As Other Peers

The term “top performers” is self-explanatory; it indicates people who outperform their peers in regard to productivity and value delivered to an organization. However, until now, there has been generally no criteria or checklist to define and put a ...
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Employees Should Max Out Their HSA Contributions

As open enrollment season approaches for many companies, employers need to focus on educating employees on the use of health savings accounts (HSAs). Like saving for retirement, there are a lot of unknowns surrounding the topic. Robert Lawton, the ...
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Study: Active Workstations Enhance Cognitive Functions, Improve Memory

As the popularity of standing desks increases in corporate offices, treadmill and elliptical desks are following suit. These new active workstations can add a lot of movement to an otherwise sedentary job.  Previous studies have shown that standing ...
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7 Core Metrics To Measure An Employee Health Coaching Initiative

This is an excerpt from our latest eBook: Employee Health Coaching 101 - Everything You Need To Know To Launch A Cost-Effective Health Coaching Program. Get your FREE copy here. Depending on the motivation behind the program, management may want to ...
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Report: Led By Technology, Millennials Are Most Diligent Savers

According to Bank of America’s 2016 Plan Wellness Scorecard, millennials lead the pack when it comes to contributing to their 401(k) plans. Specifically, about 82% of millennials contributed in 2016, compared to 77% of Gen Xers and 75% of baby ...
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Continuous Wellness Challenge Best Practices

This is the topic of our next webinar: Launching A Continuous Incentive Wellness Challenge. Sign up to learn more and receive free resources to help you build an engaging wellness program. Also, check out our infographic on the topic and share it ...
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5 Ways To Evaluate Wellness Professionals

With more and more companies looking for in-person and virtual health coaching and seminars to educate their workforce on topics such as exercise, nutrition, sleep, and stress management, the staff left in charge of organizing these programs face an ...
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Study: Job Insecurity Increases Chronic Stress, Impacts Employee Health

Job insecurity is becoming more common as uncertainties spread in the economy. College graduates can no longer expect to get a good job right after college and stay there for years like previous generations. The fear of job loss is a constant ...
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Infographic: Top 15 Areas Employers Want Help From Brokers

Long gone are the days where brokers are merely the middlemen between companies and health plans. These days, many employers look to their brokers as trusted advisers and sources of information. They want to know about best practices, compliance ...
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Study: Step Inequality, Not Count Better Predictor Of Obesity

This blog previously dispelled the myth surrounding the “10,000 steps a day” advice, as it had no medical basis. Individuals continue to scramble for a “golden number” that would lead to optimal health but have found themselves wanting. There is ...
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