The Wellable Blog

Long Live The Water Cooler Conversation: One Shortcoming Of Remote Work 

What is often considered a harmless distraction for office workers may actually be providing some long-neglected wellness and productivity benefits. As more and more jobs offer remote work options, the daily social ritual of small talk or “water ...
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7 Stats On COVID-19’s Impact On Employee Mental Health

Stress related to COVID-19 is having an enormous impact on people’s mental health, as demand for support services surges and substance abuse and suicides continue to rise. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) released a report to delve ...
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Anticipating Labor Market Changes, Employers Begin Reducing Benefits

In recent years, a tight labor market has made recruiting and retaining employees more of a challenge for businesses. In order to stand out from other companies and rather than increasing compensation, employers have been expanding benefits packages ...
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Study: Engagement Incentives Increase Wellness Programs’ Value

Crafting a competitive, holistic wellness program to attract and retain the best talent can require a lot of resources. It’s important that investment produces its desired results. In order for companies to reap all the benefits wellness programs ...
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Careers With Purpose, Not Just Passion, Enrich Employees’ Lives

When it comes to deciding on a career path, sayings like “do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life” and “follow your passion” get thrown around frequently. While it certainly sounds good, it doesn’t appear to be practical. Studies ...
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Survey: Three-Fourths Of Employees Plan To Quit Within Five Years

A survey of almost 1,200 job seekers by the online employment service iHire revealed that 75.5% of employees are planning to stay with their current employer no longer than five years. Of those surveyed, 51.7% said they had left a job voluntarily ...
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Personality Profiling In The Workplace: Worth The Risks?

As employers continue to leverage data and analytics to create high performing teams, one practice that’s growing in popularity is the use of personality profile tests in the workplace. While personality profiling can be interesting or potentially ...
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What Makes Happy Employees? Hint: It’s Not Just Compensation

Compensation is still important, but participants in a recent survey said factors other than money made them happy in their jobs. Company culture and wellness were keys to being satisfied, 4,000 workers revealed in a survey by Wrike.
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Getting Executive Buy-In For An Employee Wellness Program

Human resources managers and mid-level leaders hear it all the time: employees want wellness benefits. Whether those are in the form of more flexible work schedules, exercise programs, mental health resources, or financial benefits, employees want ...
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Cultivating Happy, More Productive Employees

With a tight employment market and the well-known struggle to create employee engagement, employers are trying to figure out what makes employees happy at work.
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