MEET EMPLOYERS WHO LEAD THE WAY IN WELLNESS
WorkWell provides a way for companies to share best practices and recognizes those companies that are leading the way! From small companies to large, WorkWell is an inventive way to learn from others and generate ideas about the variety of ways to offer wellness programs, ranging from incentives for healthy living to gyms and fitness programs at the workplace.
HOW DOES MY COMPANY PARTICIPATE IN WORKWELL?
Send a representative from your company (at no cost) who is involved in human resources, employee retention, attraction or health & wellness to at least three of the four quarterly forums each year. Anyone interested in promoting wellness within their organization is welcome!
WHEN IS THE NEXT MEETING?
PlayWELL Workshop: Ergonomics at Work: Improving Strength to Reduce Pain
Date: October 28, 2021
Time: 4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
Location: Virtual Zoom Video Conference
WorkWELL: Mental Wellness in the Workplace
Employers are re-opening their workspaces and welcoming back employees. While employers are aware of employee?s health and safety in relation to COVID-19, one area of employee health to strongly keep in mind is employee mental wellness. The pandemic impacted families and individuals in different ways all around and, for some, the transition back into the workplace may be more challenging.
We invite you to join us to hear from Laura Magnuson, Behavioral Clinical Account Manager with Cigna to talk about how managers can create a safe space form employees to come back to and how to support different employees wherever they are post-pandemic.
WorkWELL: COVID-19 Vaccines in the Workplace
With the recent distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine in the community, many questions have been raised around whether it’s safe to return to in-person work. Now is the time for employers to update their workplace practices, including their HR manuals, to reflect safe practices to welcome employees back.
We invite you to join us to hear from Travis Pacheco of Fennemore Law to talk about the legality behind whether employers may require employees to get vaccinated, considerations regarding employer-mandated vaccination programs verses voluntary programs, and a brief employment law update for 2021. We will also be inviting two employers to join the conversation to discuss their considerations and changes to their workplaces and/or HR Manuals.
WorkWELL: Prioritizing Wellness in 2021
Learn tips and best practices to start the new year by defining your financial and nutritional wellness goals with Vanguard and Cigna to help you plan for a healthy 2021!
WorkWELL Webinar: The Impact of Building Design on Human Health and Wellbeing
Office environments and building designs are valuable assets to any workplace for the health and wellbeing of its employees. A study titled, Global Impact of Biophilic Design in the Workplace reported that work environments with natural features reported a 15% increase in overall wellbeing, a 6% increase in productivity, and a 15% increase in work creativity.
Watch this virtual WorkWELL webinar as expert Dr. Whitney Gray of the WELL Building Institute leads attendees in a conversation about the impact of building design on employee health and wellbeing. Dr. Gray also introduces the WELL-Building Standard—discussing seven concepts for healthier buildings.
Whether your workspace is at home, a worksite, or an office, your health and wellness are impacted by your environment. Changing your workspace design can improve your wellbeing and productivity, and can be achieved regardless of budget. This WorkWell webinar provides tips to create an environment focused on health and wellbeing.
WorkWell: Mental Wellness as We Transition Back to the Workplace
According to Wellable’s 2020 Industry Trends report, not only are 80% of employers investing more money into mental health in 2020, these programs are becoming more popular amongst employees compared to any other wellness topics.
Everyday mental health can be a tricky topic within the workplace, and it’s even more challenging to discuss during a pandemic. As employers and employees prepare to transition back to their physical offices, Wellness AtoZ is providing your business with the tools you need to successfully transition back to work while being mindful of employee mental health.
Our expert, Maya Nahra, Founder of Nuuaria—registered dietitian and diplomate of the American Institute of Stress—shared relevant data points about mental health, and connected those numbers to your workplace. During this forum, attendees learned the real source of stress, anxiety, worry, frustration, and depression. This webinar reviewed popular everyday mental health programs, plus discussed the crucial components your wellness program needs to ensure success.
WorkWell: Welcoming Employees Back to the Workplace
Torrie Michaud of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) shared the company’s return-to-work strategy and presented the steps they are taking for an eventual return-to-office environment. Attendees can expect to gain insights on how BCBSAZ is communicating to employees, preparing their facilities, and making changes to their workspace.
WORKWELL IS FOR EVERYONE!
Contact a Wellness AtoZ representative at firstname.lastname@example.org if your company would like to speak at or host an upcoming WorkWell quarterly forum.