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Maximizing Employee Participation in Open Enrollment: A Guide for HR Generalists and Wellness Consultants

Maximizing Employee Participation in Open Enrollment: A Guide for HR Generalists and Wellness Consultants
Open enrollment is a critical time for employers to engage employees in their health and benefits plans. High enrollment not only ensures employees have the coverage they need, but it also helps to control healthcare costs for the company. 
Here are a few tips for driving engagement in open enrollment plans.

5 Ways To Take Care Of Your Employees On Sick Leave

5 Ways To Take Care Of Your Employees On Sick Leave
As HR Generalists and Wellness Consultants, it is our responsibility to ensure the well-being of our employees. This includes providing support to ...

5 Ways To Maximize Wellness in an Understaffed HR Department

5 Ways To Maximize Wellness in an Understaffed HR Department
Human Resource departments are often faced with the challenge of juggling multiple responsibilities with limited resources. With the current state of the workforce, many HR departments are understaffed, making it difficult to effectively execute a comprehensive wellness program. Statistics show that HR departments have a high level of job stress and burnout, with 56% of HR professionals reporting work-related stress (SHRM, 2020). Additionally, understaffing in HR departments can lead to increased workload, longer hours, and decreased job satisfaction (Forbes, 2019).

Humans are a Company's Most Important Asset: The Importance of Employee Well-Being

Humans are a Company's Most Important Asset: The Importance of Employee Well-Being
As Human Resource Generalists and Wellness Consultants, it is essential to understand that the success and productivity of a company are directly related to the well-being of its employees. Employees are not just resources, they are the driving force behind a company's growth and success.

7 Ways To Help Employees Fight Seasonal Depression

7 Ways To Help Employees Fight Seasonal Depression
Statistics show that 10-20% of people in the US experience SAD during the winter months, with symptoms ranging from fatigue, low mood, and decreased motivation. In extreme cases, SAD can lead to depression and anxiety. Here are some tips on how you can help employees fight seasonal depression in the workplace.

How Hangry Employees Can Disrupt Meetings

How Hangry Employees Can Disrupt Meetings
Hunger is a basic human need, and when it's not met, it can cause discomfort and irritability. This is known as "hangry." In the workplace, this ca...

Boosting Employee Hydration: A Guide for HR, Wellness Consultants, and Event Planners

Boosting Employee Hydration: A Guide for HR, Wellness Consultants, and Event Planners

One simple yet important aspect of employee health is hydration. Proper hydration is essential for maintaining physical and mental performance, preventing health problems, and supporting overall health and wellness. Here are some tips and best practices to encourage your employees to drink enough water.

Protecting Your Employees from Skin Cancer: Understanding the Risks in US States

Protecting Your Employees from Skin Cancer: Understanding the Risks in US States
As a Human Resource Generalist or Wellness Consultant, it is important to understand the risks associated with skin cancer in the workplace. With more outdoor jobs and higher rates of UV exposure, certain US states have higher incidences of skin cancer. Here are the top states with the most at-risk jobs.

6 Ways to Help Employees with Their New Years Fitness Objectives

6 Ways to Help Employees with Their New Years Fitness Objectives
As a human resource generalist or wellness consultant, it's important to support employees in their efforts to achieve their fitness goals. Here are some tips to help you do just that.

6 Tips for Keeping Remote Employees Engaged and Effective

6 Tips for Keeping Remote Employees Engaged and Effective
Working remotely can have negative effects on an employee's wellbeing and productivity. Studies have shown that remote workers are at a higher risk of burnout and feelings of isolation. Here are a few 6 tips for HR generalists, wellness consultants, and event planners to help remote workers stay motivated and focused. 

5 Ways To Increase Employee Retention after Maternity Leave

5 Ways To Increase Employee Retention after Maternity Leave
Maternity leave is a crucial period for both new mothers and their employers. While it’s an opportunity for mothers to bond with their new baby, it can also lead to challenges when it comes to employee retention. Here are five ways to help employees successfully transition back to work and retain their skills after maternity leave.