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Seven creative strategies for reducing employee stress

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Workplace employee stress programs may help lower anxiety, create a happier workforce and improve retention. Here's a look at some surprising ideas.
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Amenities key to promoting occupant well-being 

Amenities key to promoting occupant well-being  | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it

Health and wellness-promoting amenities are no longer just nice-to-have perks in sustainable office buildings — increasingly, employees are demanding them.

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The unexpected benefits of being kind

The unexpected benefits of being kind | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it

If you do a nice deed for someone, they feel better and so do you.

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How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Your Health and Productivity

How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Your Health and Productivity | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it

An unhealthy, dangerous or otherwise toxic workspace is known to deter workers from innovation and damage a company's reputation. Entrepreneurs have a responsibility to ensure that working environments keep employees safe, satisfied and positive so they can remain productive and innovative on the job. With the focus on workplace health management programs, along with the emergence of AI technologies, it's crucial to understand how these disruptive tools will affect the health -- mental, social and physical -- of workers across various sectors. AI is promising to change the way workplaces operate, but will it be a force for good or disrupt workplace culture in negative ways? With the expectation that AI will create a $190.

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Workplace Wellness Programs Don’t Work Well. Why Some Studies Show Otherwise - The New York Times 

Workplace Wellness Programs Don’t Work Well. Why Some Studies Show Otherwise - The New York Times  | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it

Randomized controlled trials, despite their flaws, remain a powerful tool. Properly designed workplace wellness studies show that these programs generally do not work all that well.

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Wellness and the Workplace

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The concept of workplace wellness programs is relatively straightforward: healthy employees are productive employees. While these programs traditionally focus on physical health, psychological health is important for productivity, too. Research evaluating the mental health benefits of such programs is scarce, but a recent Tufts study found that participation in one workplace wellness program was indeed effective in improving employee energy levels and psychological well-being.

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The smart office: how to remain human in our high-tech world 

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The tracking of employee location, fitness and mood is on the rise. But can new tools such as big data and artificial intelligence be a force for good?
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Infographic: Parental Burnout Crisis In Corporate America

Infographic: Parental Burnout Crisis In Corporate America | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it
The Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network is dedicated to identifying, exploring and sharing emerging trends and transformational ideas and practices that are reshaping world markets and competitive landscapes.
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Start-ups are making their headquarters the gym

Start-ups are making their headquarters the gym | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it
Companies are finding working out where you work can go hand in hand and cut costs.
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Five Tips For Creating A Culture Of Health In Your Workplace

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A key success factor of corporate wellness programs is establishing a "Culture of Health" to keep employees engaged. Here are five tips from the creator of BankUnited’s wellness program on how to do it.
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The How-To: Delivering An Employee Wellness Program That Works

The How-To: Delivering An Employee Wellness Program That Works | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it
There is a disconnect between the wellness initiatives employers are laying on and the benefits perceived among employees.
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Want a More Active Workspace Now? Here Are the 3 Wellness Strategies That Will Get You There.

Want a More Active Workspace Now? Here Are the 3 Wellness Strategies That Will Get You There. | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it
Ever considered a walking meeting for your crew?
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People First: Embracing Your Whole Self in the People-Centric Workplace

People First: Embracing Your Whole Self in the People-Centric Workplace | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it
In an effort to support workplace wellness, we must encourage people to express their non-work selves to create people-centric workplaces. 
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The Innovative Ways These Companies Are Managing Employee Stress

The Innovative Ways These Companies Are Managing Employee Stress | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it

Onsite spas, group rock climbing outings, meditation rooms, and vacation money: These companies are serious about keeping their employees happy.

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Why companies should care about employee well-being

Why companies should care about employee well-being | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it
Consulting is not an industry known for work-life balance. But Vynamic’s CEO believes that putting that at the forefront is crucial to its financial growth.
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Healthier Office Space Paying Dividends in Boston

Healthier Office Space Paying Dividends in Boston | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it
One of the most difficult challenges for those seeking to adopt emerging technologies in commercial real estate is justifying the cost of implementing such measures. A recent ULI event in Boston highlighted the benefits of the evolving standards on health and wellness by five industry practitioners.
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Why companies are offering ‘furternity’ leave to new pet owners

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A Minneapolis-based marketing firm is one of many companies offering "furternity" leave for all new pet moms and dads. The policy is part of a growing trend in pet friendly workplace policies and a way to offer workers flexibility they might not have otherwise.
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How Healthy Is Your Office? via The New York Times

How Healthy Is Your Office? via The New York Times | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it
The idea that healthy workers are productive workers is behind a growing trend in real estate to create offices with measurable wellness benefits.
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New survey shows the perceived positive impact of workplace wellness programs1

New survey shows the perceived positive impact of workplace wellness programs1 | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it

Improving the health and productivity of your employees, that's the goal of a workplace wellness program.

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Improving workplace mental health

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Mental health is a significant issue in the workplace. Nick Martindale takes a look at the growing number of issues that are being recognized and tackled. 

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Allowing employees to be self-driven improves performance, study shows 

Allowing employees to be self-driven improves performance, study shows  | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it
Managers who encourage staff to take more control over their workflow by putting them in the driver's seat find themselves with more competent and connected teams with motivated, engaged, high-performing and loyal employees, research by the University of Melbourne shows.
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Do you eat food from the office cafeteria? It could do serious harm to your health

Do you eat food from the office cafeteria? It could do serious harm to your health | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it
Cafeteria food often contains high amount of sodium, refined grains, and calories.
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Why Wellness Programs Don’t Work So Well

Why Wellness Programs Don’t Work So Well | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it
A 'one size fits all' approach is often the fundamental flaw of these programs, say Wharton and Penn researchers.
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8 Simple Ways to Create a Mentally Healthier Workplace

8 Simple Ways to Create a Mentally Healthier Workplace | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it
Anyone can develop a mental illness. But these strategies can reduce the risk of mental health issues.
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Marlin is acquiring corporate wellness company Virgin Pulse, will merge with RedBrick Health

Marlin is acquiring corporate wellness company Virgin Pulse, will merge with RedBrick Health | Corporate & Employee Wellness Programs | Scoop.it
Marlin Equity Partners is acquiring Providence, Rhode Island-based Virgin Pulse, a subsidiary of the Virgin Group and provider of employee engagement and well-being solutions. The sellers include Insight Venture Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. Marlin is planning on merging Virgin Pulse with Minneapolis-based RedBrick Health, a health engagement and behavior-based technology company that Marlin recently acquired. Evercore provided financial advice to Virgin Pulse on the deal while William Blair & Company did likewise for Marlin.
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Workplace Wellness Rules Update Not Happening Until 2019, Says EEOC 

Employers likely will have to wait until at least January 2019 for a proposed update to controversial Obama-era rules regarding incentives employers can offer workers who participate in workplace wellness programs.

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