Category: Health & Wellness

Why Should HR Care About Depression?

HR employees have so much to worry about, coordinating benefits, managing job searches, making sure all of the employees get their annual evaluations, and countless other tasks. Why should they worry about depression in the workplace, on top of all of that? According to recent research, depression is a nefarious beast that could be sapping
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Creating a Zero Tolerance for Workplace Injuries

Many companies think it’s too expensive to provide a safe working environment, but consider these statistics: Investing in proactive workplace safety processes can yield a $6.15 return on investment for every dollar spent. In 2012, private industry employers reported approximately three million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses, while 793,000 cases were reported for state and
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Workplace Wellness 101 with Hallmark Business Connections

When sizing up what type of employee programs to implement in your company’s HR plan, what sometimes gets overlooked is a wellness program — and experts agree that this could be a mistake. According to the American Heart Association, “Poor diet, lack of exercise, and other major risk factors for heart disease and stroke are
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Vision Problems Affect 9 Out of 10 Employees

Your earnest efforts to provide a functional workspace for your employees may actually be hindering their health and performance, according to the 2015 Employee Perception of Vision Benefits survey conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of Transitions Optical. The survey was conducted among 1,000 employed American adults whose employers offer vision benefits. The results reveal
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