How to Resist Those Holiday Food Cravings

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Nov 23, 2020 @ 09:11 AM

The holiday season is upon us - time for indulging in food that you may not normally eat. Whether you're anticipating the receipt of gift baskets at the office, or being tempted by all the holiday goodies in the supermarket, your mind is constantly being coerced into wanting sweets and treats. Don't give in to the cravings!

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

How Having a Regular Exercise Routine Can Benefit the Brain

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Nov 9, 2020 @ 09:11 AM

Ever wonder if your brain is benefiting from your daily workout routine? Recent studies show that exercise is just as good for those little gray cells as it is for the rest of your body.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

The COVID-19 Effect: Reducing Burnout in Your Workforce

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Oct 28, 2020 @ 10:10 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic is having an effect on employees - the extreme stress and fatigue is putting their mental and physical health at risk. According to a new report from employment platform Monster, there has been a 20% increase since May in workers who report they are feeling burned out.  

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

Time-Saving Hacks for the Over-Worked Professional

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Oct 6, 2020 @ 09:10 AM

Like it or not, being a professional is a reactive business. As proactive as you try to be, the unexpected usually derails you. Which means the best pros are the ones who can react quickly and not let it wear them down. 

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Business Strategy

7 Ways to Keep Shift Workers Healthy

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Aug 20, 2020 @ 11:08 AM

Companies that don’t have normal business hours generally find many positives with regards to allowing shift work. Healthcare facilities, call centers, and manufacturing warehouses are some of the most common industries that use this type of scheduling.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

How Sleep Deprivation Can Affect the Workforce

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Aug 10, 2020 @ 09:08 AM

Have you noticed a recurring complaint from people saying they wish they had more time? In our quest to squeeze more out of the day, we often push sleep aside and humorously tell our friends and coworkers, "I'll sleep when I'm dead." The irony in that statement is that by not getting enough sleep, you may be doing enough damage to your body to cause death to occur sooner rather than later.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Company Culture, Employee Engagement

Dealing With Anxiety Disorders in the Workplace

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Jul 9, 2020 @ 11:07 AM

An article via Employee Benefit News details the external and psychological obstacles that can stand in the way of employees reaching their full potential. Anxiety can be a major culprit when it comes to workers failing to reach their goals, keeping them from performing their best on the job.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement

9 Tips for Managing a Grueling Work Schedule

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Jun 18, 2020 @ 11:06 AM

Many people may have to face a 60-hour work week on occasion, but some employees find themselves keeping this kind of schedule fairly often. If so, they may end up feeling overworked, which can have negative effects on their health and productivity – and lead to job burnout.  

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement

Worksite Wellness: 4 Questions to Ask About Biometric Screenings

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, May 1, 2020 @ 11:05 AM

Worksite wellness programs continue to increase in popularity, in good part because employers are hoping to encourage improvement in their employees’ health and reduce health insurance spending. Benefit managers must decide on options that will produce the best results for their companies.  

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement

COVID-19 Update: CARES Act and Other Resources

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Apr 1, 2020 @ 13:04 PM

Last week, we shared information in our blog post about the impact of COVID-19 on business and benefits, namely updates to carrier guidelines and benefits, and the initial response of both federal and local governments.  Plus, we included a wide range of resources and support that had come to fruition. Those links remain accessible.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Benefits, Business Strategy