Wellness focused benefits have become increasingly popular as the line between work and life continues to blur. To attract and retain talent, companies are now offering generous lifestyle benefits such as unlimited vacation time, flexible working policies and caregiver leave. Is your company keeping up with modern demands?
October 28, 2019
Stress is the health epidemic of the 21st Century and it has been associated with various mental and physical conditions. Here’s how to better cope with it.
October 21, 2019
Employee buy-in and participation is key to successful wellness programs, but experts warn this doesn’t come naturally. According to Grokker, companies should look for these 5 pillars to create attractive workplace wellness benefits, and help employees meet their goals.
October 14, 2019
Today is World Mental Health Day, which aims to raise awareness and mobilize support for mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, and eating disorders, among others. Here’s how the workplace is bringing mental health to the top of its agenda.
October 10, 2019
People spend up to a third of their lives at work; here are three easy ways to improve the workplace environment to better nurture mental health.
October 7, 2019
5 strategies that companies can easily implement to create a less stressful and happier workplace.
September 30, 2019
New research shows that distracting workplaces cause stress, unhappiness, and frustration. Companies can help combat distractions by offering flexible schedules, training, and better utilization of workspace, such as creating ‘me and we’ spaces.
September 23, 2019
Sexual harassment has many forms and it has a deep negative effect on the recipient’s mental health and wellbeing. Greater awareness of sexual harassment including movements such as #MeToo and #TimesUp are encouraging companies to do more to create a psychologically safe space for its workforce.
September 16, 2019
According to a new report by Grokker, building a positive culture of wellbeing is a top incentive for employees. It helps to attract and retain employees and create a sense of purpose, belonging, and balance in the workplace. It starts with these 4 key strategies.
September 9, 2019
Technology has empowered people to work from anywhere, at any time, which has increased the risk of exhaustion and burnout. Here’s how workplace design can help improve mental health.
September 2, 2019
A Future Workplace Wellness Study found that the most important factors contributing to employee wellbeing are being overlooked. Companies need to go back to basics by focusing on air, light, and temperature, which have the biggest influence on employee health, productivity, and engagement.
August 19, 2019
Stress is becoming a dangerous norm in the workplace, yet many people don’t feel comfortable opening up about it. The best way to support mental health is to talk about it, which is why it’s so important to create a workplace culture that’s inclusive and supportive.
August 12, 2019
According to the Global Wellness Institute (GWI), there are four macro forces that are driving consumer demand of wellness offerings. Here we take a closer look at the major forces powering the wellness movement, and how it impacts the workplace.
August 5, 2019
Lack of participation is one of the biggest obstacles companies face when implementing workplace wellness initiatives. From leading by example to offering incentives, here are 5 ways to encourage participation in your workplace wellness program.
July 29, 2019