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Articles by Ladan Nikravan

Sinking Your Teeth Into Dental Benefits

April 8, 2014
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According to one dental benefits carrier, only 30 to 40 percent of employees use the benefits in their dental preferred provider organization network.
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Two Years Later ... Still Stressed and Pressed

March 13, 2014
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Companies continue to ask workers to do more with less. But there are signs that organizations have hit a tipping point and are starting to jeopardize their future success.
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Chaplains Answer Workers’ Prayers for Guidance

March 11, 2014
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While employee assistance programs help connect workers with spiritual counselors, some companies see value in a corporate chaplain.


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Don’t Let Wellness Panels Grow Fat and Lazy: Experts

February 11, 2014
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While the tendency is to recruit and keep the most qualified committee members, some say companies need to limit how long those members stay on board.
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Most Engaged Worker? It Might Be Your Mom

January 6, 2014
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Social wellness app-maker Keas wanted to find the prototypical engaged worker last year in its inaugural Employee Happiness Index.
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Univers Workplace Solutions: Optimas Silver Winner for Managing Change

December 9, 2013
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For its initiative to train staff for the upcoming changes under health care reform, Univers Workplace Solutions is the winner of the silver Optimas Award for Managing Change.
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Cox Communications California: Optimas Gold Winner for Managing Change

December 9, 2013
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For merging two divisions into one, Cox Communications California is the gold Optimas Award winner for Managing Change.
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Sweat Equity: Working Out Workout Programs at Work

October 17, 2013
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According to Automatic Data Processing Inc.’s 2012 HR/Benefits Pulse Survey on Wellness, 41 percent of midsize companies and 53 percent of large companies offer exercise programs as part of their overall employee wellness program.
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