Workplace Health & Happiness
Inspire Happier, Healthier & More Productive Employees.
Many different terms describe employees, staff, workers – even the word employee conjures up an abstracted view of what we are; people. As people, we have certain needs.
There was a lot of M&A activity within the wellness industry in 2016, what employee wellness trends can we expect to see following these mergers. Here’s how some providers are innovating to promote better employee health.
MeoCare launches turn-key wellness challenges to help promote health and wellness for smaller employers. Corporate wellness programs focus on large corporations, but most companies have fewer than 500 employees.
As more and more fitness trackers are thrown at the market, more and more consumers are failing to realize the benefits promised by wearable tech. The promotional videos show futuristic graphs and charts appearing in the sky like amazing holograms. The harsh truth is that once fitness trackers have been unboxed they generally lasts six months.
The year end brings its own pressures and work stress. This simple elevation in work stress and anxiety combined with the push to buy gifts can leave us in a weary state once the holidays arrive. Then of course there is family, relatives, kids, cooking, shopping, travel and traffic once you do take your vacation.
According to a new survey from Makovsky and Kelton called “Pulse of Online Health”, 79% of Americans would be willing to use a wearable device to manage their health. Whilst technology provides convenience it has also caused us to live sedentary lifestyles at home and at work, but maybe technology can be an important part of the solution.
Over the past five years employees have suffered stress, anxiety and instability whilst enduring a prolonged recession. These employees are now burned out, stressed out and weary. As the economy improves, employees are no longer simply satisfied with having a job, they want job satisfaction too.
A recent analysis of wellness programs analysed 51 studies and revealed an average return of $1.38 for every dollar invested. Other studies have revealed savings as great as $3 for every $1 invested.
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