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Employee Wellness

5 Things You Can Do To Keep Your Employees Healthy

Anna Johansson | Posted 01.13.2017 | Business
Anna Johansson

While there are certainly costs associated with instituting preventative healthcare measures, these expenses pale in comparison to the cost of lost productivity and preventable treatment. So let's look at some of the ways that businesses can keep employees healthier and minimize sick days.

8 Ways to Rise Above the Chaos in Your Workplace

Alan Kohll | Posted 10.21.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

We've all been there. Things at work can get stressful. The stress escalates those situations until things start to feel out of control and you're slo...

How to Support a Coworker or Employee Dealing With Cancer

Larry Alton | Posted 10.07.2016 | Business
Larry Alton

Cancer can affect anyone at any time, and often crops up when you least expect it. Even if your health is in excellent condition and you follow the conventional advice of eating healthy and exercising, because cancer is simply the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells, which can happen spontaneously.

You Need To Be a Proactive Wellness Coordinator

Alan Kohll | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

As a wellness coordinator, your attitude can not only make or break employee participation, but can actually impact how well an employee does throughout your wellness program. Taking a positive, proactive approach to your wellness program can make it both more popular and more effective.

The Health Status Report of America's Workforce

Alan Kohll | Posted 09.07.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

Every year, my company performs a lot of biometric screenings for other companies across the country. We work with all types of companies to screen em...

One Small Step for Employee Health and Wellness

Alan Kohll | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

You've heard it before and you'll hear it again, when it comes to your health journey, don't be afraid to start small! Even the tiniest of first steps towards a healthy lifestyle is a great first step to take.

Common Wellness Trends And What They Mean For Your Company

Alan Kohll | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

So you've done your biometric screening event. You did the organization, recruitment and it was a success! A few weeks later, you received your aggregate results. But now what?

8 Companies with Enviable Wellness Perks

Alan Kohll | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

Check out these eight companies that offer wellness perks we all want to take advantage of. Even if you don't have the means for these specific wellness perks, consider them as inspiration for innovative wellness ideas of your own.

Is There A Difference Between Employee Wellness And Employee Well-Being?

Alan Kohll | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

A lot of people use the words "wellness" and "well-being" interchangeably. Still others define them as two separate concepts. I wanted to take a close...

The Right Way to Look at the ROI of Wellness in the Workplace

Henry Albrecht | Posted 07.12.2016 | Business
Henry Albrecht

You see the world in terms of ROI - because you are in business, and that's the language of business. But if you're approaching corporate wellness pro...

7 Foolproof Ways to Develop Healthy Habits at Work

Alan Kohll | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

The best way to make health work is to make it a habit. Committing health to habit can put your healthy decisions on autopilot. This means you'll do them without really thinking about them, which can make health so much easier!

Creating A Corporate Wellness Brand That Works For Your Company

Alan Kohll | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

Creating a brand for your corporate wellness program has the same types of benefits as creating a corporate brand. Your wellness program brand ensures your program is recognizable. It helps you create something with which your employees can relate.

ROI vs. VOI: Which Is Better For Evaluating Your Wellness Program?

Alan Kohll | Posted 06.20.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

In any business operation, it's best not to let your resources go to waste. You want your time, efforts and money to go as far as they possibly can. This idea can be easier said than done when it comes to abstract business operations like employee wellness.

Top 3 Things to Include in Your Employee Wellness Program

Krista Yoder Latortue | Posted 06.03.2016 | Business
Krista Yoder Latortue

Are you constantly searching for the next best thing to include in your employee wellness program? Search no further! Extensive research now provides ...

The Ultimate Guide to a Healthy Workday [Infographic]

Alan Kohll | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

The best way to build a healthy lifestyle is to create healthy habits day by day. Healthy days add up to a healthy life. It's as simple as that! Your...

8 Negative Thoughts Your Employees Probably Have about Wellness

Alan Kohll | Posted 05.26.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

Positivity can make all the difference in an employee's journey towards better health. A positive mindset has some obvious mental health benefits including decreased stress, improved relationships and a lower risk for depression and anxiety.

Corporate Wellness -- Three Ways to Motivate Employers and Employees

Avital Scharf | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Avital Scharf

These figures show that corporate wellness works. But it takes time to figure out what motivates employers and employees to fully embrace wellness goals and to commit to a long-term healthy lifestyle change. This means that corporate wellness programs are constantly evolving.

Business Roundtable Scores Big Victory Against Employees

Al Lewis | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics
Al Lewis

In a deep dark recess of the Federal Register, large corporations just quietly received permission to "play doctor" with their employees. They can now impose even more draconian and counterproductive wellness schemes on their workers than they already do.

Organize Your Workspace for Improved Mental Health

Alan Kohll | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

One way to alleviate stress and improve your mental health at work is to work from a clean and organized workspace. Each employee probably prefers...

25 Quick Stress Relievers to do at Work

Alan Kohll | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

Stress happens, and that's okay. Too much stress, though, and you're just asking for trouble. When you feel the work piling on and your anxiety start to rise, it's important to take a minute to do something about it.

My Mission to Change the Toxic Nature of Work

Peter Chiarchiaro | Posted 04.18.2016 | Business
Peter Chiarchiaro

Recently, I've been reflecting on my journey over the past 10 years. Growing up in New York, I graduated with a BA in economics. At 21, I had a full ...

7 Things All Great Wellness Coordinators Do Every Day

Alan Kohll | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

If you're the wellness coordinator at your company, you know how difficult the job can be. There are a variety of things to focus on from preparation to evaluation and everything in between.

Ford's New Campus Is 'The Jetsons' Compared To These Photos From The '50s

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business

Ford is getting ready for a major revamp of its Michigan headquarters. With an eye on employee wellness and sustainability, the automaker is embarkin...

Back to the Future: How the Evolution of Corporate Wellness Influences Its Destiny

Henry Albrecht | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
Henry Albrecht

Back in the late 1870s, when Thomas Edison was perfecting the lightbulb, a quiet revolution stirred in the workplace. The movement to take care of emp...

A Roadmap to Wellness Program Success [Infographic]

Alan Kohll | Posted 03.31.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

Your employee wellness program probably has a lot of great things to offer. Sometimes your employees need a little direction when it comes to engaging...