The direct and indirect costs associated with Employee Health & Happiness have shifted Employee Wellness from voluntary benefit to Strategic Imperative. HR is on the front lines of this fight. Are you ready?
It's important to select the right branding approach for your organization's health and wellness investments. Discover the merits and best practices of 3 branding approaches for your health and wellness benefits.
With all the complexities of the U.S. health care system, people consuming health care services continue to find it challenging to navigate. That’s why, for the fifth year, Aon Hewitt is pleased to partner with the National Business Group on Health (The Business Group) and The Futures Company to conduct the Consumer Health Mindset Study. The study explores the health attitudes, motivators, and preferences of consumers across the U.S.— particularly employees and their dependents as they interact with their employer-sponsored health plans, wellness programs, and the broader health landscape.
Along with our findings about the consumer health mindset, we recommend practical actions you can take to meet consumers where they are and guide them in navigating health care more effectively.
Social connectedness is essential to employee health. The need for social connections in ingrained in us from the day we are born. What’s more, humans are known to be naturally social animals and need to have relationships with others, both in our personal lives and in the workplace. But where did this desire for social connectedness come from, and what does it really mean for employees’ health and wellness?
Download our white paper, “Social connectedness: The secret to employee health and happiness” to learn:
• The science behind social connectedness
• How social behaviors impact our health and the workplace
• How to incorporate social technology into your wellness program
You’ll also receive key takeaways on driving social engagement in your wellness program.
How can a corporate wellness program get your employees motivated?
Motivation is essential to maintaining positive behavior changes, especially when it comes to achieving health goals. But how do employees get motivated, and most importantly, stay motivate? Simply put—it depends on the person and why they want to get healthy.
Download our white paper, “The truth about motivation and what makes healthy habits stick” to learn:
• The ins and outs of motivation
• The importance of motivational interviewing
• What motivation means for wellness incentives
You’ll also get your hands on motivational messaging tips to apply to the various fitness levels at your company.
Get your team on a path to wellness today. Download the motivation whitepaper now!
Research shows that wellness plans are extremely important to your clients. Employers have very solid reasons for embarking on a wellness program, including increased productivity and lower health costs for their employees. They are struggling to achieve their goals, however. Many employers aren’t sure how to begin a program; even the most advanced employers in terms of wellness are seeking ways to improve their wellness activities
Your business is important, and so are the employees who make it great. When they're healthier, they're happier and when they're happier, they're more engaged at work. That's why having a wellness program that works is the key.
Keas surveyed more than 100 Human Resource Executives across the United States via an online survey between July 31 and August 16, 2013. This survey tracked HR executive opinions on HR topics and plans and priorities for the 2014 calendar year. The survey revealed health and wellness programs are taking center stage in employee engagement and retention. With healthcare costs and obesity-related diseases on the rise and wellness incentives baked into the Affordable Care Act (ACA), this will be the first year health will play a major role in health benefits as organizations integrate preventative care programs to manage costs.
The start of the Affordable Care Act has been delayed to January 2015 and now is the time to get educated on provisions for Corporate Wellness Programs which are critical to combatting rising healthcare costs.
The Employee Well-being Platforms Buyer’s Guide will take the guesswork out of your decision. Learn how to properly evaluate the options on today’s market and determine what features matter most to you.
The direct and indirect costs associated with Employee Health & Happiness has shifted Employee Wellness from voluntary benefit to Strategic Imperative. HR is on the front lines of this fight. Are you ready?
The economics of employee health & happiness are both frightening and wildly compelling. Companies that seize the Employee Wellness opportunity will win the war for talent and distance themselves from their competition. Wellness is no longer a "nice to have." It's business strategy.
Published By: Limeade
Published Date: Jun 29, 2015
It’s time to tear down the wall between engagement and wellness by addressing the whole employee — health, well-being and performance. Learn nine reasons why a single flexible engagement platform is the way to get there.
New research has found that being a Dream Company – one that shows it cares about employees, provides them with learning and growth opportunities, and promotes work/life balance – drives retention, engagement, and talent attraction.
Published By: OC Tanner
Published Date: Nov 16, 2016
The concept of wellness in the workplace is relatively new and many companies are actively creating wellness programs to improve the lives of their employees. However, the exact definition of wellness remains unclear and inconsistent across organizations. Global research conducted by The O.C. Tanner Institute helps establish a definition of employee wellbeing. This paper explains the large benefits in store for companies that are able to improve their employees’ wellbeing and explores why this trend is relevant in the workplace today. It describes, in detail, what companies can do to improve the large portion of life spent at work and, more specifically, investigates how the benefits and perks currently offered at work impact wellbeing and where they fall short.
Published By: Inspirus
Published Date: Oct 04, 2017
Sodexo’s 2017 Global Workplace Trends Report Offers Thought Leadership from Leading Voices
This whitepaper is a summary of the trends that we explored for this year’s Workplace Trends Report.
Sodexo reviewed 10 workplace trends: organizational and employee agility; collaborative work spaces; the impact of societal issues such as migration and cultural integration; the new generation of robotics; the evolution of learning at work; the overlap of personal and corporate brands; design thinking principles in the workplace; sustainable development goals; the potential of millennial talent; and the workplace as a wellness destination
Published By: Limeade
Published Date: Jun 02, 2016
Investing in employee well-being boosts engagement, improves productivity and even leads to better company performance.
But there’s just one problem companies are running into over and over: participation.
We surveyed close to 300 employers about the state of their wellness programs. They said their biggest challenges are: participation (52.6 percent), sustaining interest and active involvement (48.5 percent) and fostering employees’ long-term health habits (37.5 percent).
How can you tackle participation and keep interest thriving?
In this e-book, we cover:
? The challenge of increasing employee participation
? How to solve the participation issue
? What you can do to create long-term participation and engagement
Watch our webinar to gain “4 Creative Cost Strategies Changing Healthcare for Good.” You’ll hear healthcare experts from AON, Activate Healthcare, and Paladina Health share key insights on how to reduce employee healthcare expenses by understanding:
• 4 strategies to curb employer and employee healthcare costs
• What employers really want in their employee benefit offerings
• What the future of healthcare looks like—and why it’s brighter than it seems
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will make some employers focus only on compliance. Forward-thinking companies that take advantage of the available benefits the reform laws have to offer will take the competitive advantage. Provisions of the new regulations, specifically wellness and prevention strategies, will have long-term tax benefits, while also decreasing lifestyle-related healthcare costs.
Participation in traditional employee health programs averages less than 15%, while Virgin HealthMiles participation averages 40%. What drives these higher rates and keeps employees engaged long after the program launch? Through survey results from employees and best practices from our clients, you'll discover what impacts participation from the experts.