4 Principles for Creating a Wellness Program

Today’s most successful companies know that creating a healthy environment for employees is the most direct way to achieve an increase in productivity and encourage employee loyalty. With so much time spent at work, it goes without saying that a healthy work environment is vital to your employee’s health. Creating a successful wellness program can … Continue reading 4 Principles for Creating a Wellness Program

Employee Programs Best Practices: Setting the right kind of goals

Posted by Nicholas Raditsis Setting goals effectively is critical to employee success! Whether they be long or short term goals, the process of goal setting should be a combined effort between an employee and their manager. Goal setting also helps to focus on employee’s problem areas. The goal is to develop skills, increase knowledge and to … Continue reading Employee Programs Best Practices: Setting the right kind of goals

Understanding the Numbers Game – The Real ROI Story for Engagement and Wellness Programs

Posted by Jane Wang Unhealthy and disengaged employees are costing North American businesses a whopping $1,100,000,000 per year. Smart organizations are looking to wellness and engagement programs to change their costs, with the average corporate wellness program averaging at $700 per year. But the average participation rates for these programs are below 30%: many organization … Continue reading Understanding the Numbers Game – The Real ROI Story for Engagement and Wellness Programs

The Trillion Dollar Price Tag on an Unhealthy Workplace

Posted by Jane Wang If serious health risks caused by stress, poor diet and lack of exercise aren’t enough to make a case for the dangers of an unhealthy work environment, how about 1.1 trillion dollars? According to the Milken Institute, studies show that unhealthy workers cost North American employers approximately that much in lost … Continue reading The Trillion Dollar Price Tag on an Unhealthy Workplace

Small Changes for Health Improvement

Originally posted at vivametrica.com More than ever chronic or non-communicable diseases (NCDs) pose significant health risks to our populations. At the same time technology, particularly mobile technology has become prevalent in society. Smartphones and related apps are demanding more and more of our attention. A study by Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers found the average user … Continue reading Small Changes for Health Improvement