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Looking Ahead at 2023: Industry Trends Report

WELCOA and Koa Health have partnered to assess the cultural shifts and industry trends that will set the stage for workplace well-being in 2023. Read on for insights into how you and other corporate well-being leaders like you have responded to another year of crises, as well as best practices for tackling emerging needs of employees.

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[White Paper] Addressing the Impacts of Violence Trauma in the Workplace

By realizing the traumatic effects of gender-based violence and harassment, recognizing the elements of trauma, responding in a survivor-centered way, and resisting policies and practices that lead to re-traumatization workplaces can ensure safe, productive, and resilient workplaces for all workers. This white paper provides a guide to addressing the impacts of trauma violence in the workplace.

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Workplace Wellness Best Practices Study 2022

You don’t have to guess if your wellness strategy will work. Utilize the guidance of evidence-based best practices to help employees achieve better health and well-being, and achieve meaningful bottom-line business reports with the help of the Workplace Wellness Best Practices Study 2022 created in partnership with Returns On Wellbeing Institute.

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[White Paper] Benefits of Grief Support

Combining professional expertise with personal experience for powerful results, Ilana Shapiro Yahdav and Kim Hanlon of Yahdav & Hanlon created this white paper to provide facts to illustrate the impact of grief in the workplace. Grief support is an important part of a workplace wellness strategy that can boost productivity, engagement, resilience, and retention.

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The Hybrid Model of Working: What is It and Why It Matters to Your Employees’ Mental Health

The latest Unmind handbook covers the basics of hybrid working, employers’ responsibilities and challenges when it comes to hybrid models of work and how to pick a structure that works for your organization.

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2021 Workplace Resilience Survey Report

For many organizations, resilience has become synonymous with stress management, but the resilience challenges post and during the global pandemic present brand new challenges that need brand new solutions. WELCOA and Unmind partnered on a survey project to identify the current state of organizational burnout and resilience from multiple perspectives. This study sought to identify…

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WELCOA and CHC Wellbeing 2020 Trends in Wellness Survey

The 2020 Trends in Wellness Survey is a joint research project led by WELCOA and CHC Wellbeing. Find out more about the disconnect between effective successful wellness programs vs. satisfaction with on-going results.

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“Working on Wellness:” protocol for a worksite health promotion capacity-building program for employers

In the United States, worksite wellness programs are more often offered by larger employers. The Massachusetts Working on Wellness (WoW) program is an innovative, statewide capacity-building model designed to increase the number of smaller employers (200 or fewer workers) adopting health promotion initiatives. This article describes the WoW program design and approaches to recruitment, implementation, and evaluation.

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Designing A Legally Compliant Wellness Program

Offering rewards to encourage participation in workplace health assessments and biometric screens continues to garner much attention. Legal expert Barbara Zabawa has written a WELCOA White Paper to help you understand the workplace wellness program laws so you will be on the right path to compliance in the critical area of HRAs and biometric screenings.

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[White Paper] Let Food Be Thy Medicine

Is there a proven, low-cost way to prevent and reverse heart disease that requires no pills, surgeries or fancy treatments? Find out how some physicians are using whole food plant-based diets to reverse heart disease and other chronic conditions in their patient populations. If you like what you see, stay tuned for next weeks’ Well Informed to read a mini case study on one employers’ plant-based solution for managing Type 2 Diabetes.

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