Tag: health

How HR (and Tech) Can Address Workplace Health and Safety during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Read Time1 Minute, 5 Second Video   In this video, John Sumser discusses How Human Resources and HR Tech Can Address Workplace Health and Safety during the Coronavirus Pandemic with the workplace under threat from COVID-19. I’d love to hear your thoughts about the discussion we had in the interview. Post your comments on HRExaminer.com or my YouTube Channel »     Full Transcript…

Validation Institute and HR.com Partner to Bring ‘Certified Value Health Professional’ Designation to Benefits Practitioners and Vendors

Read Time1 Minute, 1 Second Jacksons Point, Ontario, Canada  – HR.com, the largest network of human resources (HR) executives, has partnered with Validation Institute to offer the recently-launched Certified Health Value Professional (CHVP) credential, a certification for healthcare benefits practitioners and benefit advisors to demonstrate expertise in healthcare purchasing. The certification requires professionals to complete training modules that educate them on how to identify…

Are Mental Health Apps Better for Employees Than Human Interaction?

In episode 37 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee come together once again to discuss whether Mental Health/Wellness Technology and Apps are better for your employees than talking to a human, McDonald’s recent Travis Scott marketing success, and what TikToks are flooding their feeds.  Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player) and be sure to subscribe,…

Major health system converts 69% of job seekers with Phenom

Read Time2 Minute, 52 Second AMBLER, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Phenom, the global leader in Talent Experience Management (TXM), today announced that Mercy drove candidate engagement and expedited the hiring of health care and nursing positions using the Phenom TXM platform. Since adopting the platform one year ago, Mercy increased career site traffic by 500%, garnered over 3 million job views, and ran more than 160 targeted…

LifeSpeak Announces $42 Million Equity Investment for Digital Mental Health Benefit Platform

TORONTO, ON, Sept. 15, 2020 – LifeSpeak Inc., North America’s leading digital education platform for employee mental health and wellness, today announced a $42 million minority equity investment from Round13 Growth Fund, Kensington Capital Partners and Roynat Capital. LifeSpeak is raising its first institutional funding round to accelerate its global growth trajectory.  Market demand for remote, technology-based mental health and wellness solutions has grown substantially in…

Are Low Deductible Health Insurance Plans Really the Best Plan?

It seems like right now so many folks are paying attention to their actual health insurance for the first time! Turns out, when people are dying in a pandemic, we will finally pay attention to what kind of health insurance we have from our employer. There are basically a few kinds of plans that most folks have in the U.S.: – Low deductible plan…

Healthcare Recruiting Questions Answered by Katie Potter of CVS Health

On a recent webinar on “Healthcare Recruiting During A Crisis: How TA Leaders are Navigating COVID-19 & the Impact to Recruitment Marketing” I was part of a panel of healthcare recruiting experts to share insights and information on how we are navigating challenges of COVID-19. During this webinar, a number of questions came up generally around healthcare recruiting and more specifically around how to…

Healthcare Recruiting Questions Answered by Claudia Cotarelo of Atlantic Health Systems & NAHCR

On a recent webinar on “Healthcare Recruiting During A Crisis: How TA Leaders are Navigating COVID-19 & the Impact to Recruitment Marketing” I was part of a panel of healthcare recruiting experts to share insights and information on how we are navigating challenges of COVID-19. During this webinar, a number of questions came up generally around healthcare recruiting and more specifically around how to…

Week 7: Indeed Pulse Survey Reveals Health Concerns Remain Steady

AUSTIN, TX (May 6, 2020) —  Indeed, the world’s number one job site, released today the results from its seventh weekly survey of US workers and their concerns with COVID-19. Over the course of the pulse survey, concerns with contracting and spreading the virus have remained relatively steady for the last seven weeks.  This week, […] The post Week 7: Indeed Pulse Survey Reveals…

The Workplace Mental Health Files: COVID Edition

COVID has turned us into working headcases. Mental health awareness has been a trending workplace topic for several years. Still, now that many of our lives have taken a dramatic change, literally overnight, the Covid19 pandemic has cranked this focal point up to 11. As a long time therapy patient (you mean, you’re not???), and workplace leader who advocates greatly for mental health programs,…

UK-based CareHires Raises USD $625.7K Seed Round for its Location-based Job Board App Focused on Health and Social Workers

Job boards have really led the way in HR tech when it comes to specialization. We expect to see even more specialization in a down economy as tech providers of all kinds strive to tailor their message to their target customers. UK-based CareHires is the latest job board to raise seed funding with its location-based […] The post UK-based CareHires Raises USD $625.7K Seed…

Skills Training Platform Raises $3.6M to Help Workers Transition to Health Care Roles

SEATTLE, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — NextStep, a mobile-based training and job placement company aiming to radically expand the supply of qualified Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) to address the nation’s caregiver shortage crisis, today announced a $3.6 million investment round from health and education technology-focused investors including Springrock Ventures, JAZZ Venture Partners, Learn Capital’s LearnStart fund, and the managing directors of Pioneer Square Labs. “Our health care system was…

Free COVID-19 SAP SuccessFactors Extension for tracking employee health information #C19FREEACCESS

The COVID-19 pandemic is a challenging time for customers across the globe. It doesn’t need another blog to explain the challenges that companies across the world are facing right now. In our efforts to help customers who are trying to manage the pandemic fall out, iXerv has created a free SAP SuccessFactors extension to enable you to track and manage employee health. What does…

Lyra Health Raises $75 Million to Focus Mental Health Wellness Platform for Employers

This post was originally published on this site Any apps or services that help human beings with mental health is a very good thing. The impact of myriad mental health issues on personal wellbeing, individual health, happiness, or in the workplace productivity, engagement, overall culture is massive. That said, we also have too many apps that we’re pushing into the workplace – and […]…