Joni Troester, a University of Iowa graduate and current interim assistant vice president of benefits, health and productivity, didn’t limit herself to the university gates when developing a wellness initiative that has positively affected employees and the surrounding community.
The stress of caregiving is not something employees can leave at the door. Employers need to provide resources and create a culture where caregiving is understood in order to best support their employees.
Bill Baun is the wellness officer at MD Anderson Cancer Center. He has been working in corporate wellness since its earliest days, and despite his own battle against cancer, his input continues to shape the wellness field today.
About three-fourths of working parents indicated that they would avoid complaining about not having work-life balance.
Non-English speakers have difficulty choosing benefits. That’s why offering information in other languages can cut costs and strengthen engagement.
Many workers say they’d be willing to give virtual visits a try.
But few companies likely to be affected by pending decision.
But some companies are now offering coverage to stimulate young workers’ interests in the organization.