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1. Caregiving Takes a Toll on Employees

Most of us will provide care for a loved one during our career. Many find the experience rewarding while simultaneously enduring physical, emotional and financial strain. Caregivers often struggle to manage their personal responsibilities and perform at work, making caregiving a corporate priority.

Tags: well-being, work-life balance, caregivers
2. Don't Forget About Dads

Today, dads are taking on more caregiving and household responsibilities than ever before. According to the Pew Research Center, fathers spend, on average, seven hours a week on child care—that’s almost triple the time they provided in 1965. And fathers, like mothers, struggle to maintain work-life harmony. As family structures evolve, top employers are adapting their policies and programs in pursuit of an agile, competitive workforce.

Tags: family-friendly, well-being, flexible work, work-life balance
3. What Experts Say about Sleep

Who gets the most sleep? The answer may surprise you. According to Harvard Business Review, it’s senior executives.

Tags: behavioral health, well-being, sleep
4. Job Satisfaction: The Secret Agent of Well-being

Satisfied employees are good for business. Research has found links between job satisfaction and employee turnover, customer satisfaction-loyalty, safety, productivity and employee health.

Tags: job satisfaction, well-being, engagement, work-life balance
5. Help Employees Get a Fresh Start in the New Year... And Beyond

With the New Year fast approaching, the chances are high that you and many of your employees are making resolutions to improve your lives in 2018.

Tags: engagement, well-being
6. Workforce Strategy Participants Are Inspired and Eager to Put New Ideas into Action

The future felt bright on the final day of the NBGH's Workforce Strategy Conference.

During The Rise of Women in the Workforce, Kristen Craft of Ovia Health shared hot-off-the-press employer survey data (now available at MotherhoodinAmerica.com) to illuminate areas of opportunities for forward-thinking businesses to better support women and families.

Tags: well-being, engagement, productivity
7. Workforce Strategy Equips Employers to Take Well-Being Programs to the Next Level

Speakers and participants brought their experiences from around the globe to the heart of Texas for the NBGH’s Workforce Strategy 2017. Today is the 2nd day of the annual conference where HR practitioners and business leaders learn how to take their well-being programs to the next level.

Tags: well-being, productivity, Performance, engagement
8. Live from Austin: It's the Workforce Strategy Conference

The NBGH team and hundreds of employers have convened in Austin, Texas for the nation’s premier event in employee health, productivity and well-being solutions—Workforce Strategy 2017.

Tags: well-being, engagement, productivity
9. The Battle of the Bulge: It Starts Earlier than You Think

What comes to mind when you think about the health and well-being needs of the young adults in your workforce? Assistance with student loan debt, ample paid time off and community service opportunities might immediately strike you as important, but what about preventing excessive weight gain? If helping millennials fight the battle of the bulge doesn’t immediately surface as a pressing need, you’re not alone. According to Dr. William Dietz, young adults have largely been ignored when it comes to the prevention of overweight and obesity. However, recent research shows that targeting this particular age group is critical to fighting the ongoing obesity epidemic. 

Tags: disease prevention, physical health, well-being, weight management
10. Why Building Resilience Beats Stress Management

A recent study by Truven Health found that 42% of employees are stressed. And while 27% of employees say that they’re coping, 15% are not.1 “Stress is a reality for most, especially when the work itself is by its very nature stressful (such as health care),” says Laura Putnam, author of Workplace Wellness that Works and CEO of Motion Infusion. “But the real question is how do we become more resilient in the face of these demands?” The answer, Laura contends, is to “make it the job of every organization, every leader and every manager to ensure that resilience-building practices, such as offering compassion, expressing gratitude, exhibiting positivity, and prioritizing well-being, are modeled, encouraged and normalized at work.”

Tags: behavioral health, well-being, mental health, stress, resilience

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