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

5 Tips for Coping With Springtime Allergies

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Mar 30, 2020 @ 09:03 AM

Most people look forward to the arrival of spring, but many of us have a good (or bad) reason to dread the season: allergies. Irritating symptoms like itchy, swollen eyes, a runny nose and sore throat can make those warm, sunny days quite miserable.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Personal Insurance

5 Tips for Banishing Bad Workplace Eating Habits

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Mar 16, 2020 @ 09:03 AM

You keep trying to change your bad eating habits, but being at the office all day makes it hard. If you feel sometimes like your wellness plan is being sabotaged at your workplace, you’re not alone.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

The Coronavirus Threat: Does Your Company Have a Plan?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Mar 11, 2020 @ 10:03 AM

A review of forty-three cities that were hit with the 1918 H1N1 Coronavirus showed that getting aggressive early made a huge difference.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

7 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Wellness Program

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Mar 6, 2020 @ 11:03 AM

If you examine a successful wellness program, you’ll find that a number of positive factors go into making it work. If you think you’re ready to implement such a program at your organization, perhaps it would be a good idea to review some important details first.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Company Culture