Trends and Reports

Expanded employee assistance

One thing that almost naturally follows from the workplace wellness trends we discussed in this article is a trend in itself: expanded employee assistance.  For more and more companies, employee assistance now also includes helping people with their non-working needs. Organizations have come to understand that if people are happy in their lives – that …

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Family wellness programs

Family wellness programs, you say? Yes! This is a trend that isn’t necessarily on the workplace wellness trends radar of many companies yet, but it may very well get there this year.  Family wellness is especially relevant now with a lot of parents working from home and schools and daycares being closed for longer periods …

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Adapted Workplace Design 

There’s no doubt that the pandemic has had a big impact on everybody’s workplace. For key workers in customer-facing roles, for instance, face masks and plexiglass became an indispensable part of their new workplace reality.  For knowledge workers, their kitchen table or children’s bedroom morphed into a makeshift office. Sooner or later though, most office …

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Financial wellness

Employee financial wellness has been on the agenda of employers for a while now. Financial wellness refers to a person’s overall financial health and the absence of money-related stress.  According to SHRM, financial stress results in a 34% increase in absenteeism and tardiness. Employees who worry about their finances also miss almost twice as many days per year compared …

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Focus on Prevention 

This one should be on top of every organization’s list of workplace wellness trends to implement really. Rather than offering employees a range of wellness benefits for when it is effectively too late – i.e. when people experience a lot of stress, have an aching back, their eyes hurting from staring at a screen, etc. …

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Stress Management/Resilience

While stress management could be categorized as a mental health-related benefit, we believe it deserves its own spot on this year’s list of workplace wellness trends.  Sadly, workplace stress has been something many employees were already familiar with before the pandemic. In the US alone, nearly two-thirds of employees say they are stressed all or most of …

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Personalized Wellness

Across various aspects of the employee wellbeing spectrum we see an increased focus on personalization. Examples include health coaching, on-demand fitness classes, and self-care subscription services. Personalization already made sense before Covid-19 hit but now, with many employees working remotely, it has become even more of a no-brainer.  Let’s look at on-demand fitness classes and …

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Put simply, telehealth is the delivery of health care, health education, and health information services via remote technologies. This includes, among other things, remote patient-clinician contact, care, advice, monitoring, and remote admissions.    This is another one of those workplace wellness trends that doesn’t come as a surprise. According to the same Wellable report, 87% of …

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Mental Health Benefits

According to Wellable’s 2021 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report, mental health is at the top of everyone’s mind this year. Nine out of ten employers plan to invest more in this area so that they are well-equipped to address this part of well-being for their employees.    Even before the pandemic struck, the vast majority of especially …

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