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Someone Was Thinking About Me!

June 21, 2014

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When it comes to showing concern for employees, the perception may be more important than the demonstration. We all like stuff. We like new things. We desire improvement in our environment. Being the recipient of new toys and tools will often give us renewed energy, especially if we have a positive perception of why the […]

How to Insert Your Healthy Lifestyle into a Job Interview

August 6, 2013

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Into today’s health-conscious workplace a quickly growing number of employers are considering the health of job candidates. Therefore, there are ample reasons why job applicants should include their physical activity on their resume and tout their physical health in the interview. Laws are in place to protect potential employees from discrimination based on race, sex, […]

The Company That Solved Health Care

July 11, 2013

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When your company’s wellness program rations Viagra then you know there is an extensive wellness initiative in place. So it is at Serigraph, a Wisconsin-based company with 1,500 employees in Wisconsin, Mexico, China and India. Following a presentation I gave on Employee Wellness, one of the participants came to me and recommended I read John […]

How to Avoid the Scarlet Letter in Your Employee Wellness Program

July 5, 2013

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Hester Prynne struggled with the open shame and guilt of sin—much like many employees today who are forced to endure the shame placed upon them by well-meaning employee wellness programs. The name Hester Prynne may not ring the bell of our memory, but many of us remember what she was forced to bear. Hester is […]

Who Qualifies to be Your Corporate Wellness Champion?

May 7, 2013

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There is a significant misconception in many organizations who aim to birth an employee wellness strategy. This misconception revolves around the question of who qualifies to be the Wellness Champion for the organization. The prevailing opinion will often be that the only people worthy of leading the wellness strategies are either nutritionists, dietitians, nurses or […]

The Best Improvement to Your Employee Benefit Package May Not Cost You Anything

February 28, 2013

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Sometimes the best way HR Directors and small business owners can improve their Employee Benefits offering is to better communicate what is already provided. Often it is the employees who do not take the time to listen to, or read, the information we provide for them. At times, however, we in HR are at fault […]

Yes, There ARE Employer Wellness Initiatives that Bring Immediate Results

September 20, 2012

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Most of us who are actively engaged in Employee Wellness will affirm the best initiatives call for patient commitment. Outcome Based employee wellness plans offer long term and maximum results, but the gratification is often delayed. However, I was recently introduced to a simple initiative that can bring immediate results.  Better yet, not only can […]