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Workplace Wellness Programs

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...

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.

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.

4 Ways to Increase Engagement With Your Company Wellness Plan

Dr. Gregory Soltanoff | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Soltanoff

For corporate wellness businesses and professionals across the country the real work starts now. Once the marketing campaigns have succeeded and the people have bought your message, the next great journey is delivering on your promises.

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...

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.

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...

Why Ignoring Employee Wellness is A Mistake

Amanda Richardson | Posted 02.24.2016 | Business
Amanda Richardson

Despite increasing evidence to the contrary, there are still some who think wellness programs are a luxury.

How to Change Your Office -- and Your Life -- for the Better

Lauren Coles | Posted 01.27.2017 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Gone are the days when annual health fairs for blood pressure checkups were enough. Today's definition of wellness encompasses body, mind and emotions, and companies are beginning to notice.

At Work, (Re)discover Your Talents With the Help of These 5 Pointers

Florence Hardy | Posted 01.25.2017 | Business
Florence Hardy

Toward which activities are you naturally drawn? For example: you like to read... What? When? Why?

6 Ways to Spice Up Your Wellness Program

Alan Kohll | Posted 01.06.2017 | Business
Alan Kohll

Let's face it. Everything can get boring from time to time. The best way to avoid that lull in your employee wellness program is by intentionally making your program fresh and exciting. Here are some strategies to use for an exciting wellness program.

10 Essential Characteristics of a Wellness Coordinator

Alan Kohll | Posted 11.11.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

Everyone does the job differently, and that's just fine. If you're going to manage your company's wellness program well, though, it'll help to work on these ten characteristics.

Flu Shots as a Corporate Wellness Strategy

Alan Kohll | Posted 09.24.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

As flu season quickly approaches, it's important to consider your business's role. Not only do corporate flu shots and employee wellness complement one another, but a flu shot clinic can be an absolute asset to any corporate wellness program.

Does Participation or Engagement Drive Success in Corporate Wellness?

Alan Kohll | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

When it comes to your employee wellness program, participation and engagement are not the same thing. It's important to distinguish between the two because the first might boost numbers, but the second will ultimately determine your success.

Jonathan Cohn

Obama Is Smack In The Middle Of A Brewing Fight Over Workplace Wellness | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics

If you work for a big company that offers you health insurance, chances are that your employer has asked you to take part in some kind of "workplace w...

Obamacare Provision Is Hurting Workers Who Don't Join Wellness Programs

Reuters | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business

"Wellness-or-else is the trend."

Your Company's Biometric Data Is In... Now What? How Corporate Wellness Programs Pay for Themselves

Jeff Hyman | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Hyman

They already know that their wellness programs are paying dividends that will only get better over time. It's time for all companies large and small to make the investment, as it's one of the best things you can do for your company and for your employees.

The Workplace Revolution: Adding Company Culture to the Mix

Josh Stevens | Posted 08.10.2014 | Business
Josh Stevens

As more companies create inspired, innovative and hands-on environments, the demand for additional workplace benefits in the form of flexible hours, onsite daycare options and expanded healthcare provisions grows.

Jillian Berman

CVS Sued Over Controversial Wellness Program | Jillian Berman | Posted 03.20.2014 | Business

A CVS employee is suing the pharmacy chain over its controversial health-screening program. CVS cashier Roberta Watterson claims the company made ...

Could Yoga Be the Secret to Motivating Millennials?

Michael Anthony Fernandez | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
Michael Anthony Fernandez

Would you ever think that Courtney Love would be the inspiration for restructuring an entire office culture -- which included building a yoga studio in our new office? Well, she was, and this is what happened.

4 Incentives Obamacare Provides Small Businesses

Avi Sinensky | Posted 05.06.2014 | Small Business
Avi Sinensky

While it is true that the dominant provisions of the ACA (particularly, the Employer Mandate) apply only to "large" employers with more than 50 employees, there are still several provisions that affect all employers, including small businesses with 50 employees or fewer.