The Wellable Blog

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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Millennials Exercise Influence On Wellness, Health

Just as millennials are unique relative to other generations in regard to how they shop, work, and play, they are also distinct in their approach to health and wellness. Baby boomers may be the kings of “no pain, no gain,” but the 56 million ...
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Making Way For Generation Z In The Workplace

Over the past several years, business leaders have focused on understanding and providing for the needs of the millennials, the generation of individuals who reached early adulthood around the year 2000.  However, the succeeding generation, ...
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Employee Retention Takes Center Stage As Quit Rate Hits 17-Year High

The success of any organization is, without doubt, contingent on the productivity of its employees.  With employers optimizing their human capital through costly investments in recruitment and training, new statistics on employee retention may have ...
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