Why Your Wellness Program Isn’t Working — and How to Fix It

Since 2013, 66 percent of employers have increased their health and wellness program offerings — on-site fitness centers, yoga classes, massages — and 67 percent plan to offer even more over the next five years. These wellness programs and initiatives have picked up speed and popularity, becoming the trendy “one-stop solution” that employers can implement to check…

How Managers Can Support Employee Mental Health

Understanding how a business can best support its employees’ mental health has evolved drastically in the past decades. Mental health is a growing workplace concern, with the related indirect impact to businesses estimated at $79 billion lost to poor productivity and absent employees. Fortunately, many leaders at every rung of the corporate ladder are learning…

How to Design a Brand-Building Intern Experience

As the competition heats up for early career talent, the most strategic business leaders are utilizing their intern programs to create a talent pipeline for entry-level hiring. According to a survey by Michigan State University’s Collegiate Employment Research Institute, 57% of companies say the primary purpose of internship programs is to develop talent for full-time employment. In…

5 Awesome Job Benefits That Attract Quality Candidates

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a record low of 4.3% this summer. With that level of competition, human resources managers are struggling to find top caliber talent. Companies need innovative ways to attract quality candidates, one of which is to offer compelling job benefits. In a Glassdoor survey, around 60% of respondents reported that…

6 Ways to Increase Productivity By Helping Employees Get Enough Sleep

When the Nobel Prize in medicine is awarded to sleep researchers, you know it’s time to pay attention. This year, the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded jointly to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm. Their research found that…