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Culture in the Workplace

The concept of “Culture” has been on my mind a great deal over the past few years. Prevailing wisdom says the definition of “Culture” has changed during the pandemic. Perhaps that depends on what one’s definition of “Culture” was in the first place? Indeed, the definition of “Work” changed FROM a place TO a thing.  …

Naming Your Corporate Wellbeing Program

Giving your corporate wellbeing program a name can be a strategic step in gaining engagement in the program. The wrong name can be a turn-off; a great name can entice employees to participate. Key Considerations Make sure the program name is a good fit for your overall employer brand. Consult with your marketing team before …

Why is it that one company invests more than $2,000 annually per employee in wellness, yet an employer in the same office complex balks at spending $60 for their employees? While the gap between employers offering a wellness program and those who do not is shrinking, we must ask “Why?” As more employers embrace wellness, …

Employees quit

HR Updates & Reminders: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer among women in the U.S. A staggering one in 8 women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, and women with the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations have a 7 in 10 chance of developing breast …

The Surprising Role Forgiveness Plays in Employee Wellness

Forgiveness. It’s a frequent point of discussion in religious settings, but does it belong in the workplace? Within two minutes, I hope you find the answer to be YES as we discover that forgiveness is an essential component of well-being and, like gratitude, belongs in our employee wellness strategies. Certainly, a work environment would be …

Walking challenge at work.

Walking Challenge – The Starting Line Just the word “challenge” can send some employees into their best competitive mode and others hiding behind the ficus tree in the break room.  That’s why a walking challenge for the benefit of your employee’s health can be a tricky proposition to implement and have high participation rates. The Benefit Company …

Of all the effective means to driving utilization of new employee benefits, one consideration stands above the rest. One thing matters more than any other when it comes to employees embracing a new benefit offered by the employer. Above all else, the employee wants to know: “What’s in it for me?” The ability to communicate …