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Wellness wearables: 5 employer strategies for incorporating fitness trackers into the workplace

 

Wearable StatBy Karen Viveiros, Communications Manager, Ceridian LifeWorks

My first pedometer came as a promotional give-away from the inside of a cereal box in the 1990s. And although fitness trackers have come a long way since that crude iteration, the concept behind them hasn’t changed. And they work. Read more

4 ways to support SAD employees this winter

A healthy workforce is one that’s more engaged, more efficient and less likely to run up steep health insurance costs. But if you’re focusing solely on basic physical health, you’re missing the boat. Read more

Money Matters: Is Employee Financial Wellness an Employer Concern?

employee healthBy Karen Viveiros, Communications Manager, Ceridian

Money. Credit. Debt. Financial strain. Unforeseen financial emergencies. Retirement fears and doubts. To most of us, topics like these are deeply personal and typically not suitable for open, candid discussion.

However, employers are becoming increasingly concerned with employee financial wellness, and increasingly committed to supporting it. A 2014 AON Hewitt survey of plan sponsors revealed that 30 percent are “very likely” to create or expand resources available to participants to examine financial wellness beyond retirement decisions, and 48 percent are “somewhat likely” to create or expand financial management resources.
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5 key insights about the challenges faced by employee caregivers

#Caregivingstudy (1)By Christine Adoni, Senior Account Executive for Ceridian LifeWorks

When it comes to employee health and wellness, providing specific support for working caregivers is critical. Doing so helps ensure that your employees are as healthy and engaged as they can be – from a physical, emotional and even a financial perspective.  Read more

Feeling stressed? So are your employees

employee stress 3By Sue Blankenhagen, Wellness Program Specialist, Ceridian LifeWorks

Managing your employees’ health and wellness is about a lot more than things like getting people to eat well and exercise often. Once you get past the physical aspects of wellness, you also have to consider the mental side – especially in the modern workplace where people are overworked and feeling pulled in numerous directions all at once. Read more

Tobacco Cessation: 5 steps toward a healthier workforce and bottom line

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By Sue Blankenhagen, Wellness Program Specialist, Ceridian LifeWorks

Let’s look at Joe. Joe has been a regular smoker for the past 10 years. During an 8-hour work day, he takes five 15-minute breaks, three of which take place during sanctioned break times. The economic impact (on average) of a tobacco user like Joe on the organization is huge. Read more

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