Creating a wellness program is not the same thing as creating and sustaining a culture of wellness in the workplace.
A wellness program has a beginning and an end, while a wellness culture is a way of life—one that’s followed by leaders and employees at all levels of the organization.
The good news is that you likely don’t need to reinvent the wellness wheel when it comes to establishing a culture of health and well-being.
Preparing for 2020 Open Enrollment can be easier with the Ulliance checklist
Preparing for open enrollment, employers should review plan documents to confirm what that the 2020 required changes are included. Group health plan sponsors need to be aware of the legal changes that affect the design and administration of plans that begin on or after January 1st, 2020.
September 10th is Global Suicide Prevention Day.
Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. In 2017, more than 47,000 people died of suicide, and there were 1.4 million suicide attempts.
Transitioning back to a new school year can be harsh after an amazing summer.
Unfortunately, the summer months are quickly slipping away. Before we know it, students everywhere will say goodbye to the long, lazy days of summer, and hello to a hectic schedule. Yes, it’s once again time to turn our attention to a new school year. It can be a harsh transition, especially if you’ve spent the summer months mastering new relaxation techniques.
First Responders Put Themselves Last When It Comes to Mental Health
With all of the tragedy around us everyday, from workplace violence, random shootings, to everyday car accidents, first responders are there to help others—and always ready to act at a moment’s notice. But it is easy to minimize the toll that it takes on first responders. We often think of them as heros, and they are, but they are also just human beings like our neighbor, sister, brother, mother, father, close relative or friend. They are constantly being put to the test.
Manager, director, chief. No matter what the title is, a title alone can’t make a leader.
Throughout our careers, many of us have the opportunity to work for different types of leaders. Some leaders take credit for our hard work. Some leaders mentor us to enhance our career development. Some leaders help develop us to be leaders ourselves. Some leaders even inspire us to change the world!
Understanding responses to tragic events can help you cope effectively with your feelings, thoughts and behaviors along the path to recovery.
The mass shooting last week in Gilroy, CA, and this weekend in El Paso, TX, and Dayton, OH, have once again shocked the nation to a state of alarm. Everyone responds in their own unique way and most often, carry a myriad of complex and unpleasant feelings into the workplace.
Through personalized communication and sharing of resources, you’ll reach onsite and offsite employees.
Remote work offers many benefits to both employees and organizations. From increased worker productivity and lower overhead expenses to decreased employee stress and a smaller carbon footprint, the practice of remote working is growing in popularity. The 2018 State of the Remote Job Marketplace report from FlexJobs says there are now 3.9 million Americans, or 2.9 percent of the total US workforce, who work from home at least half the time—a 115 percent increase from 2005.