10 Data-Driven Strategies to Reduce Employee Turnover
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by Dr. Steve Aldana
4d ago
Employee turnover is a continual challenge across industries, as more than 3.4 million people – or an average of 2.2% of the labor force – quit their jobs every month (Bureau of Labor Statistics). Moreover, a LinkedIn survey revealed that a whopping 85% of employees are considering leaving their jobs in 2024, representing a 27% increase over 2023.  Replacing employees is costly, with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) estimating the average cost of a new hire to be $4,700 – but when you account for soft costs such as training and lost productivity, that figure can balloon t ..read more
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Increasing Wellness Program Participation: 5 Key Elements for Motivating Participation
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by Dr. Steve Aldana
2M ago
Ask any wellness professional what one of the most challenging tasks of a wellness program and they will likely say: motivating individuals and encouraging wellness program participation. When thinking in terms of motivation, it is essential to know your audience, listen to their needs and provide various methods to encourage wellness program participation. It’s common knowledge that productivity is directly affected by work-life balance. In fact, balancing work and personal lives has been a corporate talking point for several decades, leading to a parallel discussion on wellness.  Welln ..read more
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Digital Wellness for a Digital World: 10 Ideas to Digitize Your Wellness Program
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by Dr. Steve Aldana
2M ago
Technology is seeping into every aspect of our lives. It impacts almost everything, from how we order food and groceries, to how we learn, entertain ourselves, keep fit, and focus on our wellness. In fact, a global digital overview estimated that over twelve trillion hours will be spent by humans using connected devices and services in 2023. The rise of digital technology has also brought more awareness of the significance of caring for one’s physical and mental health. Thanks to technological advancements, tracking and controlling one’s health and wellness has never been easier, which b ..read more
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Engage, Thrive, Succeed: 15 Ideas for a High Engagement Wellness Program
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by Dr. Steve Aldana
3M ago
The one ingredient that makes employee wellness programs successful is engagement. Workplaces can keep crafting new programs for their employees but if there are no takers, they may as well scream into the void. A high-engagement wellness program is one that brings employees along for the ride. When employees are happier and healthier, morale and productivity improve. In turn, organizations reduce healthcare costs and employee turnovers—each of which is estimated to cost up to 33% of an employee’s annual salary. So, what are the elements of a successful wellness program? And what features can ..read more
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National Health Observances Calendar
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by Dr. Steve Aldana
4M ago
As we approach the end of 2023, we begin looking toward 2024 with excitement and resolve to do more for our health. Luckily there are National Health Observance Calendars readily available. Interest in wellness and its impact on all aspects of our lives has been growing in the past decade. In fact, about 70% of Americans are more conscious about their health today. However, like in most things, there are challenges in wellness, too. A survey revealed that 65% of employees lack the time and motivation to focus on wellness. What is needed, then, is a lifestyle that can be implemented anytime, so ..read more
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Wellness Program Theory: How it Can Help Employees and the Workplace
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by Dr. Steve Aldana
4M ago
The concept of wellness has gained an immense following over the past decade, with corporate and worksite wellness initiatives, wellness spa treatments, employee wellness programs, and wellness tourism, to name a few initiatives. Heck, even your pet can get a slice of the wellness pie with ‘all natural’ food products designed to enhance their wellness. But the fact of the matter is that wellness, as we know it today, largely took form in the 1950s. And the actual roots can be traced back to ancient times, as far back as 3,000 BC.  But wellness is no longer just a personal endeavor, as bus ..read more
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10 Health Tools For Employees: Create A Wellness Environment
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by Dr. Steve Aldana
6M ago
In today’s fast-paced and demanding work environments, employers are increasingly recognizing the importance of employee well-being. A healthy workforce not only leads to increased productivity but also supports a positive work culture and reduces absenteeism. One of the most effective ways to support well-being is by providing a range of health tools for employees. Today we’ll explore why investing in these resources is a win-win for both employers and their teams. When it comes to creating a workplace that prioritizes health and wellness, the right tools can make all the difference. Health ..read more
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Workplace Health Models: Your Secret to Happy, Engaged Teams
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by Dr. Steve Aldana
7M ago
Workplace health models, also known as corporate wellness programs, have become more commonplace as one of the components in a good and productive work environment desired by employees. In today’s fast-paced and demanding corporate work environments, the well-being of employees directly impacts the overall success of the company. By implementing effective workplace health models, companies can support the physical, mental, and emotional health of their employees, and see results such as increased productivity and less sick days. In this article, we will talk about the significance of workplac ..read more
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Lifestyle Medicine Programs At Work For Chronic Disease Prevention
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by Dr. Steve Aldana
7M ago
Lifestyle medicine programs are like a compass guiding us toward a healthier future by preventing and managing chronic conditions. It’s all about understanding that simple everyday choices, like what we eat, how we move, and how we manage stress, can significantly impact our well-being long term. A cool part of this idea is how workplace wellness programs jump in to support chronic disease prevention with having lifestyle medicine programs. Take WellSteps, for example. They’ve been in the game for over a decade, creating wellness programs that companies can offer as part of their employee ben ..read more
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Health and Wellness Program Examples For Various Employees
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by Dr. Steve Aldana
7M ago
Employee wellness programs aim to positively impact all types of employees, regardless of their health dynamic. These programs focus on complementing employee benefits for organizations. Successful and effective wellness program brokers understand the diverse demographic of employees. Here are health and wellness program examples for everyone in different phases of their health journey, and how their jobs may affect them, people such as: sedentary individuals starting from the beginning of their health journey isolated workers needing connection and interaction overworked employees needing re ..read more
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