The Wellable Blog

Report: Pricing Top Criteria For Employers Selecting Wellness Vendors

As the economy continues to show strength and with unemployment at its lowest point in years, finding and retaining quality employees is becoming more challenging. As a result, employers are expanding benefits, including wellness programs, to help ...
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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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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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Report: Keeping Generation X Employees Happy At Work

With baby boomers exiting the work force and millennials comprising the largest portion of the employed population, the sandwiched members of Generation X might feel slightly neglected. Employers should still stay on top of their needs if they want ...
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Study: Office Workers Do Not Want To Sit All Day

The title of this blog post will surprise few wellness professionals. Their personal experiences teach them that employees need and want to sit less, but for the first time, these advocates for employee health will have some data to make their case ...
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Survey: 1 Out Of 4 Americans Go To Work Sick

Presenteeism (going to work sick) continues to be a hard to quantify but real cost for employers. When employees come to work sick, they are less productive and risk exposing coworkers to their illness. A recent survey from NSF International ...
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Study: Mindfulness App Lowers Stress Levels

A new, but small, study from researchers at Carnegie Mellon University shows that a mindfulness app measurably reduced stress compared to a control app. The app used in the study was EBM For Stress and was developed by 01 Expert Systems. It is ...
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Study Shows Efficacy Of Marketing In Combatting Obesity

The rise in obesity since the late 1970s has been the product of increasing availability and consumption of hyper-processed foods and beverages, such as pizza and sugary drinks. The growth in these unhealthy foods did not happen naturally. It was ...
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