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Empathy, Virtual Reality, And Workplace Optimization

Empathy, often understood as the tendency or ability to take the perspective of others and feel the emotions and attitudes that they are experiencing, is an indispensable ingredient in cooperative, compassionate, and productive relationships. ...
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Is Remote Work Bad For Innovation?

Successful business requires that good ideas get generated on a consistent basis and end up in the minds of the right people so that innovative solutions can be put into practice. Many business leaders believe that a significant portion of these ...
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Case Study: Apple’s Workplace Location Flexibility Policy

The pandemic forced many organizations to run an unintended field experiment in remote business operations. Though a number of companies were able to make the transition successfully, many began to wonder how to best prepare for when circumstances ...
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Re-Envisioning The Office For A Post-Pandemic World

With the option of returning to physical office spaces coming ever closer, companies are beginning to think more carefully about what office life should look like. In particular, business leaders are assessing the advantages and disadvantages of ...
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Pulse Check: Employee Back Pain Management Programs

Every month, Wellable asks a single question to the large, growing, and dedicated community of human resources and wellness professionals subscribed to the Wellable Newsletter. The question for April explored how many employers were implementing ...
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On-Site Health Fairs Go Virtual

One effective way to improve the well-being of one’s workforce is to provide them with an opportunity to learn about available benefits and interact with a variety of wellness experts in a single setting or occasion. These events, often referred to ...
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The Social Aspect Of Virtual Fitness Programs

Last year, when fitness centers closed down amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many gym-goers were rightly concerned about how their physical health would be negatively impacted. For some, the prospect of working out at home may have seemed daunting ...
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Pulse Check: Reopening Offices After COVID-19

Every month, Wellable asks a single question to the large, growing, and dedicated community of human resources and wellness professionals subscribed to the Wellable Newsletter. The question for March was about when employers plan to fully reopen ...
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Microsoft Launches New Digital Platform To Improve Employee Experience

In the past year, the turn to remote work has rapidly accelerated the production of new technology to improve productivity and facilitate communication between off-site employees. Additionally, new fitness tools, apps, and wearable devices continue ...
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Apple Launches Star-Studded Content In Fitness+

With companies like Peloton and ICON (behind the NordicTrack and Freemotion brands) posting record profits quarter after quarter, consumers’ interest in wellness technology doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. Now, more than ever, people are ...
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