The Wellable Blog

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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Social Distancing Measures Fuel Employee Loneliness

Over the last several years, research on loneliness has revealed its impact stretches beyond just physical health and wellness. A lonely employee is more likely to perform poorly, switch jobs frequently, quit, earn fewer promotions, and feel less ...
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Study: Telehealth Usage Varies By Demographics

The surge in telehealth usage during the pandemic has been applauded by many as a solution to increase access to health care, even in the toughest of situations. Despite overall usage increasing substantially, the headline numbers do not tell the ...
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Stanford Professor Questions The Future Of Remote Work

The narrative that COVID-19 accelerated existing trends in the workplace, such as adoption of digital tools, has been so pervasive that the statement is starting to become cliché. Although largely true, it is an oversimplification of what is ...
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