Tagged as Health care and insurance

The case for personalizing employee health.

If you don’t believe employees value customizable benefits, think again. Research conducted by MetLife found that 74% of employees are more likely to accept a job with a new employer if they get the ability...

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Is your employee wellness program missing the mark?

Knowing what will make your corporate wellness program may seem elusive at times, but we have some best practices that we feel are universal and critical. Below is our list of characteristics common among successful...

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Don't let the cold weather keep your employees from staying healthy.

It’s not easy feeling motivated in the depths of winter, when it perpetually feels like dusk and all you want to do is hibernate. Many of your employees may be feeling exhausted, stressed out, and...

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5 simple ways your organization can win more awards.

We were delighted to learn a couple months back that dozens of our clients had been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and/or Canada’s Best Employers for 2017. It’s no small feat to...

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Is the gig economy harming its workers' well-being?

If you’re like most people, you probably wish you had more money. Sure, you could ask for a raise or take on another job, but your income would still be limited by the salary you...

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Speaking up: Championing employee mental health with digital resources

Would you be surprised to know that in a team of 10, chances are that 2 have dealt with a mental health issue? With numbers like these, it’s shocking that mental health in the workplace is so...

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The health of your organization hinges on the health of your employees.

It has been consistently proven that happy, healthy employees are more productive at work and more satisfied with their jobs. Companies that prioritize employee wellness and engagement have lower turnover, and oftentimes outperform the competition...

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Three ways employers can leverage technology to improve mental health in the workplace.

It might not be readily apparent, but chances are most of your employees have experienced or been indirectly affected by mental illness. Roughly 20 per cent of Canadians develop a mental illness in their lifetime, which...

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How LifeSpeak helps employers address mental health in the workplace

How can employers use technology to improve mental health among their staff? We sat down with Kris McCusker from 680 News to discuss. Click below to listen. [audio mp3="http://lifespeak.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Annas-interview-on-680-Radio-News-compressed.mp3"][/audio] TRANSCRIPT Kris McCusker: I'm Kris McCusker. Discussion around...

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Are you paying attention to your employees’ health?

What comes to mind when you think about employee health? Comprehensive benefits packages? A box of tissue and hand sanitizer in every room? These are great places to start, but unfortunately many organizations seem to...

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How to save money on your next medical bill.

Everyone has medical bills. Regardless of how old, healthy, or wealthy you are, you’ve probably gotten childhood vaccines and/or visited the dentist at some point in your life. These healthcare expenses can rack up surprisingly...

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How to create an employee benefits package your staff will love.

Does your company offer its employees free ski resort passes? Bi-monthly massages? How about pet insurance? If not, it might have to start in order to maintain a vibrant and productive workforce. Those perks might...

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