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The Business Group Blog was created to share and discuss information about challenges and solutions to the health care benefits issues that large employers face today and tomorrow — such as controlling health care costs, reforming the health care delivery system, and engaging employees in their health and benefits — and will provide insight into national health policy issues. We hope you find this information useful and will consider subscribing to the blog and sharing any thoughts or ideas with us at blog@businessgrouphealth.org.

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1. Discover the Benefits Employees Value Most at Workforce Strategy 2018

Mental health, work-life integration and the obesity epidemic — these are just a few of the topics most relevant to today’s workforce that will be covered at Workforce Strategy 2018, September 25–27, in Atlanta, Georgia.  

Tags: job satisfaction, well-being, engagement, work-life balance
2. What Working Parents Want from Their Employers

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
3. Plan for the Future of Work, Life & Health at Workforce Strategy 2018

This fall, Workforce Strategy 2018 will bring together more than 500 large employers, thought leaders and global experts with shared goals of exploring and improving the future of work, life and health.

From interactive sessions and dynamic speakers to ground-breaking technologies and digital innovations, this year’s conference has everything you need to find new solutions that will advance the well-being of your employees and the overall productivity of your organization.

Tags: well-being, engagement, mental health, weight management, corporate culture
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. Forget What You Know about Work & Family

The experience of the American family has changed drastically. Today, there are more dual-earner households, single parents and female breadwinners than ever before. By the same token, demographic shifts and technology breakthroughs have transformed the nature of work. It’s not surprising that work-life struggles are common.

It is, however, time to rethink what we know about work and family. As we recognize National Work and Family Month, let’s reflect on some of today’s work-life secrets and what you can do to stay ahead of the curve.

Tags: engagement, family-friendly, job satisfaction, caregivers, work-life balance, leave
7. 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
8. 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
9. 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
10. Workplace Friendships Increase Productivity

Do you have a best friend at work? If so, chances are you’re more engaged in your job than your peers without one.1 You may even be more successful at engaging your customers or clients and produce higher quality of work.2  While it may seem counter intuitive to some, research shows that having strong social bonds with coworkers is associated with a number of positive business outcomes, including those mentioned above. In fact, research also indicates that even minor increases in social cohesiveness among employees can lead to large gains in productivity.3

Tags: job satisfaction, social connectedness, productivity, engagement

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