BeneFIT Corporate Wellness Blog Archives

Reduce Employee Absences by Preventing Spread of Flu

Posted: September 24, 2019

As we head into October, we are reminded that flu season is straight ahead. The good news is, it’s becoming easier to get vaccinated against various strains of influenza. Hospitals and pharmacies are stepping up and offering clinics and even drive-through centers in some cases. Employers, too, can play a role to help their employees [...] Read Post

Health-conscious Employers are Opting for Onsite Wellness Services

Posted: September 18, 2019

On Monday, Derrick arrived at work knowing he would be able to take part in onsite wellness services; specifically, a biometric health screening being provided by an outside wellness provider. The company had been communicating this to employees, and they had time to prepare. Derrick had his BMI and body fat %, blood pressure, cholesterol, [...] Read Post

In Honor of Suicide Prevention Month, Start Talking about it

Posted: September 6, 2019

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide has increased 33 percent since 1999 and is rising especially fast among women and young people. Researchers at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention speculate that “a period of increased stress combined with a lack of a sense of security” may be behind the trend. [...] Read Post

Where are YOU on your to-do list?

Posted: August 7, 2019

Health coaching can help you re-highlight yourself and your family Sixty-six percent of full-time employees say they don’t strongly believe they have a work-life balance. The result? In the workplace, 60 percent experienced poor morale, 36 reported poor productivity, and 41 percent said there was high turnover and burnout/fatigue.* How do American workers begin to [...] Read Post

A Wake-up Call about Sleepiness and Fatigue at Work

Posted: June 17, 2019

According to a national poll administered by the American Sleep Foundation, more than one-third of the U.S. workforce report daytime sleepiness, which amounts to approximately 5.7 million individuals, or roughly the entire population of Denmark.* Fatigue and sleepiness are considered serious workplace hazards. They are different, but can be experienced together. Sleepiness refers to the [...] Read Post