Tag: health

Headspace Raises $93 Million Series C to Focus on Health and Happiness in the Workplace

This post was originally published on this site Headspace, an app known for mindfulness and meditation, announced it raised a $93 million  Series C funding round and positions an increased focus on their workplace offerings. The Employee Total Wellbeing category is poised for growth, as pointed out in the HR Federation 2020 HCM Trends Report. HRWins sees the category evolving into more of […]…

U.K.-based Unmind Raised $10 Million to Help Employees with Mental Health Wellness App

This post was originally published on this site U.K.-based Unmind just raised $10 million in the crowded employee wellbeing market for its app focused on mental health. 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 […]…

InfoMart Enables Employers to Automatically Track Employee Vaccinations with Expanded Occupational Health Screening Program

This post was originally published on this site Marietta, GA — January 21, 2020 — InfoMart, a pioneer of the global background screening and identity industry, announces an enhancement to their existing occupational health services: immunization tracking. This enhancement—which rounds out a product suite that includes drug testing, alcohol testing, physicals, and other health services—allows employers and clinical rotations to easily receive, store, track,…

Modern Health Raises $31M Series B for Employer Benefits App Focused on Mental Wellbeing

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 […]…

Improved Training for Mental Health Initiatives is Essential – According to New Study by HR.com’s Research Institute

This post was originally published on this site Most organizations offer mental health benefits, but few address mental health issues well or have educated their managers sufficiently. Most organizations (73%) offer mental health benefits, but the reality is that few excel at addressing mental health issues or taking preventative measures to reduce workplace stress.  A large majority (82%) of human resources (HR) professionals agree,…

To Support Mental Health, Let Employees Walk out the Door.

Do you know what really makes my heart hurt?  The fact so many employees are still miserable at work. It’s not the fault of any one “thing,” but rather a systemic issue. In the US, both depression and loneliness epidemics are in full swing, which is exacerbated by many working environments. Somewhere in the intersection of technology, the demanding speed of work, and bad…

It’s Time to Talk About Mental Health in the Workplace

Thanks to increased awareness driven by celebrities, athletes, politicians and more, mental illness has become less stigmatizing than it previously was. But as society gains a greater understanding of the issues, the conversation around mental health (and how we should handle it) has failed to permeate the workplace at the same rate. As companies tout improved work-life balance, gym memberships, standing desks, and healthy…

A Small Company Guide to Growing a Health Compensation Program

Note: Today begins a 4-part series on compensation practices for small companies. Over the next four weeks, Margaret O’Hanlon will show how a small company typically deals with compensation, discussing each of a few key practices and what problems these may create as the company grows. Each week she’ll offer her insights on how to improve these practices to avoid difficulties as the company…

Fitbit Group Health Review

This week on T3 I take a look at wearable technology Fitbit, but not from the actual wearable tech perspective, but from their health wellness tech solution. Fitbit Group Health was developed specifically to support organizations that have decided to use the power of wearable tech to help their employees reach their wellness goals. I was drawn to this tech because seemingly everyone knows…