- Papers & Reports
Where Virtual Wellbeing Becomes Reality
Virtual reality, virtual worlds, augmented reality, and mixed reality have quickly extended to various industries, including workplace wellness. Professor Colleen Reilly discusses how these immersive technologies can be used to improve multiple dimensions of well-being and offers actionable steps for incorporating these tools into your organization’s daily practices and operations.
Resilience: Why We Need It Now More Than Ever
After years of uncertainty, stress, and unending obstacles, employees are struggling to manage future challenges without compromising their health and happiness. The solution? Resilience. Jen Arnold, owner of Redesigning Wellness, discusses the importance of resilience for bouncing back from setbacks and responding efficiently to personal and organizational difficulties. Jen identifies strategies employees can use to build resilience and actions organizations can take to nurture it.
7 Steps For Building A DEIB-Friendly Wellness Program
DEIB initiatives are often curiously separated from workplace wellness programs. Unless organizations ensure their wellness programs are responsive to DEIB considerations, they will inevitably help certain groups achieve wellness more than others, thereby creating or exacerbating disparities and undermining the program's raison d'etre. Fortunately, there are several steps organizations can take to ensure their wellness efforts provide all populations with an equal opportunity to thrive.
Combating Burnout And Return-To-Office Stress
Tune in to learn about combatting burnout as employers begin to implement their return-to-office plans. In this talk, employers and employees alike will walk away with the latest evidence-based practices for preventing and recovering from burnout as organizations continue to shift the way they operate.
The Social Activation of Wellness and the Competencies Needed
As employees transition to on-site work, companies are realizing that wellness is no longer a nice benefit; rather, wellness is a strategy to ensure that all people can function optimally in their environment. National Wellness Institute’s CEO, Chuck Gillespie, discusses the strategies and competencies leaders must demand in their wellness professionals to shift mindsets, behaviors, and practices at work and at home.
Theories Of Behavior Change
Habits can be exceedingly difficult to break. This is no less true for unhealthy routines, especially ones that have been followed for years. To better understand why this is true, organizational leaders and academic researchers have spent decades working to crack the code of human behavior change. By utilizing insights from some of the most prominent theories, companies can run more successful and impactful wellness programs.
Improving Health With Behavioral Science
Eat less, move more. Have a bedtime routine. Get your screenings. If we know the right behaviors to implement, why aren’t we all paragons of good health? Lindsay Juarez, Director at Irrational Labs, explores the science of human decision-making. The webinar focuses on what people actually do (versus what they should do) and how individuals can use choice architecture to shift behaviors. Learn why good intentions aren’t enough, why your informational poster campaign failed, and more effective solutions for behavior change.
8 Barriers To Wellness Program Participation
Corporate wellness programs are designed to support employees as they identify, adopt, and maintain wellness-enhancing behaviors. Though they have steadily increased in popularity, these programs have struggled to achieve their primary goal as employees run up against several common barriers to participation. Fortunately, there are several concrete steps employers can take to remove these obstacles and increase participation.
2022 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Webinar
Brighid Sullivan, Director of Wellable Labs, presents a summary of the 2022 Employee Wellness Industry Report, further discussing where companies are investing wellness dollars and how they are adapting to meet the needs of the modern employee.
Legal Guidance for Businesses and Employers Responding To COVID-19
Learn about foundational legal guidelines (e.g., HIPAA, ACA, and ADA) for businesses and employers responding to COVID-19. The webinar highlights and examines a range of critical legal considerations employers should be mindful of regarding COVID-19 vaccine mandates, incentives, surcharges, test kits, and more.
2022 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report
Explore the most popular benefits strategies to help employees thrive in the new normal. Representing thousands of companies and millions of lives, the report reveals where companies are investing wellness dollars and how they are adapting to the future of work, including how they are addressing the pressing issues of employee burnout, mental health, financial well-being, and caregiving benefits.
2022 U.S. Wellness Professional Compensation Report
The National Wellness Institute and Wellable Labs surveyed wellness professionals from across the country to better understand critical salary and benefits trends to provide wellness professionals and the organizations they work for with actionable insights.
Workplace cultures are living, breathing entities that positively impact a wide range of organizational outcomes when properly nourished and cared for. Take a deep dive into the nature of corporate culture and learn what leaders can do to form cultures that will optimize their workforces.
Start With The Human: Caring For Yourself And Your Company During Uncertain Times
Jason Horay, faculty at the University of Wisconsin Health and Wellness Management Program, uncovers the issues of work-life balance, burnout, and emotional health. Drawing from extensive academic research and professional insight, Mr. Horay discusses how you can support yourself and your organization, establish a worksite culture that puts emphasis on well-being, and encourage employees to live with intention and purpose.
Living In The Multiverse Of Work
With the option of returning to physical office spaces coming ever closer, companies are beginning to think more carefully about the "multiverse of work" — the hybridized world where people split their working days between home, corporate offices, and third places.
Mental Health Essentials: Employee Support Under Stressful Conditions
With all the changes and challenges triggered by COVID-19, creating an emotionally healthy workplace has taken on increased urgency. Prepare your organization for the “new normal” by giving employees the tools they need to support an emotionally healthy environment at work and at home.
2021 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report
Wellable's fourth annual report investigates and quantifies the wellness strategies companies are implementing in 2021. Wellable surveyed consultants and wellness directors from health insurance brokers across the country to reveal where companies are investing wellness dollars and how they are adapting to the new normal of a soon-to-be post-pandemic world.
WELCOA x Wellable: 2021 Employee Wellness Industry Trends
Brighid Courtney, Director of Wellable Labs, presents a summary of the 2021 Employee Wellness Industry Report, further discussing where companies are investing wellness dollars and how they are adapting to the new normal.
COVID-19 Vaccine: Legal Perspective On What Can/Should Employers Do
Barbara Zabawa, President of the Center for Health and Wellness Law, discusses different legal considerations employers should be mindful of as COVID-19 vaccines are made generally available.
WELCOA x Wellable: Any News From The EEOC On The Wellness Rules?
Barbara Zabawa, Founder and President of the Center for Health and Wellness Law, goes over what we know, what we don’t know, and what to expect in the coming months with regard to the wellness incentive rules under the ADA and GINA.
2020 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report
In its third year, Wellable's industry report covers wellness benefits investment trends, decision influencers, and vendor evaluation criteria. This year's edition takes a deep dive into caregiver benefits, helping employers and brokers navigate the ever-changing landscape of employee wellness benefits.
Culture And Employee Engagement Top Priorities
Download this free eBook to learn why a Deloitte survey found “culture and engagement” are the most important challenges facing companies and how wellness can help.
2019 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report
Wellable’s second annual industry report, covering wellness program investment trends, decision influencers, and vendor evaluation criteria. The report also takes a deep dive into new financial wellness and mental health offerings, helping employers and brokers navigate the ever-changing landscape of employee wellness benefits.
2018 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report
More than 100 health insurance brokers and wellness directors, representing thousands of companies and millions of lives, reveal where companies are investing wellness dollars, what factors are influencing benefit decisions, and how employers are evaluating vendors to meet their needs.