Health & Financial Wellness Articles

More employees than ever before are looking for employers who take their financial wellness and health into account. How can you help your employees stay healthy and manage their financial futures?

Amidst the cascade of sexual harassment claims and scandals emerge ways a culture of harassment can carry on in any workplace.

David Litteken, Vice President-Asia Pacific Region for BI WORLDWIDE talks to BW Businessworld around enagagement solutions, importance of feedback and challenges for HR leaders. Edited excerpts:

If your employer rewards you if you sign up to get screened for brewing health problems, count your steps, or quit smoking, you're far from alone: Workplace wellness programs are a huge business, encompassing over 50 million American workers and a nearly $8 billion industry.

Educate HR and payroll staff about scam e-mails requesting W-2 data

For office workers, the danger isn’t lifting heavy objects or working hard in the sun all day, it’s conditions like carpal tunnel and computer vision syndrome. While workers are far less likely to throw a back out or herniate a disk at their desks, they’re still vulnerable to a wide array of health issues and injury risks.

There has been a shift of considerable proportion in the workforce, as millennials are eclipsing Baby Boomers and Gen X. Many things are changing in the workplace, including benefits packages and incentives. As every one person out of three currently working is a millennial, their wants – especially relating to the “goodies” beyond standard employee compensation that an employee reaps from a company – must be considered.

There is a growing recognition from employers in the Philippines that benefits matter and can be used to drive attraction, retention and engagement of employees, according to a new survey by Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company. However, currently, only 48% of employees say their benefits package meet their needs.

More than two-fifths (42%) of respondents believe that winter has a negative effect on their mental wellbeing, according to research by Peldon Rose.

New Year’s Resolutions- A Set Up for Failure

Tis the Season—for New Year’s Resolutions. So many goals—so much frustration.

The next competitive frontier is employee experience (EX) and the signs indicate so strongly that EX will become the next priority for organizations that I’m calling 2018 The Year of Employee Experience.

It’s the week between Christmas and New Year’s and everyone wants and needs time off. How can we manage vacation time off and workloads to make the holiday times pleasant for all?

Treating employees with respect, showing appreciation for their work and being an encourager will create a desire in employees to also treat customers and clients well.

People sneer at "political correctness" until they realize they've affected their relationships with others at work. Some HR managers and executives are heading off uncomfortable conversations by diving into them with compassion and courtesy.

Case management is a method not all HR professionals are familiar with, but it can help in many ways, says Pete Clark

Approximately two years ago, when Mission Health in Asheville, North Carolina, gave their standard employee engagement survey, only 17.5% reported being “fully engaged.” A year and a half later, 40% of employees reported being fully engaged. They achieved this by rolling out what Paulus describes as “a three-legged stool.”

The opioid crisis has forced many employers to make the dubious choice between getting their workers costly help for their drug problems or putting out help-wanted signs to fill their positions.

Issue still seen as taboo – but it has a huge effect on workplace productivity and wellbeing

Friends in HR !!

HR folks are isolated both inside their organization somewhat because of the nature of the work that we do, and outside because HR people are reluctant to connect on purpose.

“Millennials (29%) report that higher salary is the biggest contributor to their loyalty.” – Staples,

Today is Stress Awareness Day – and it’s time organisations took the subject more seriously, says Kevin Lau

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