As a child, arguing with our friends or siblings seemed like a necessary part of life. Confrontations about board games and sporting events were usually resolved in minutes and everyone quickly recovered. Now, as a career professional, the stakes are higher when we encounter conflict. Conflict in the workplace is impossible to avoid, and unless it’s handled effectively, the results can be damaging to good t ...
You may have read articles detailing the complex algorithms used to determine the benefits of an employee wellness program, but unless you have an advanced math degree from MIT, you probably will not replicate those efforts to equate the financial benefit for your own company.Experts say for every $1 you spend on wellness, you will save $3 to $4 in healthcare costs. That sounds great, but from a functional ...Read more ›
(Second in a series: Last week’s post talked about the importance of using personal health assessments to begin a successful program.) As with most endeavors in business and in life, communication is key if employers are to deploy an effective wellness program. The real question is, what does effective communication look like in a wellness program? There are many ways to structure an effective communication ...Read more ›
Survey Shows 94% of Employers Interested in Offering Health Insurance Exchanges Offer Alternative Solutions
With the two-year anniversary of health reform legislation just around the corner, Aon Hewitt, the global human resource solutions business of Aon Corporation, recently surveyed 562 employers nationwide and found that 94 percent are committed to offering and financially supporting health benefit coverage for their employees in some form going forward. 72 percent are very or somewhat interested in exploring ...Read more ›