Posts tagged workplace wellness

How Investing in Employees’ Health and Well-Being Is Great for Business

Right now, we’re all thinking about what we can do to keep our health and well-being in peak condition. The wellness of your employees may not have always been at the forefront of your mind—it’s okay! We’re not judging—but you may find yourself wondering now what you can do to keep your company’s most valuable assets healthy and safe. Up to this point, your focus…

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The Surprising Hidden Costs of Employees Calling in Sick to Work

Sick leave is getting a lot of attention in the media right now. It’s a vital workplace service that keeps businesses running smoothly and safely, especially during times like these. Gone are the tropes of lazy employees calling in sick to work for a few extra hours of shuteye; now, sick days are serious business. They’re also expensive. According to the American Institute of Stress,…

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How to Avoid High Turnover by Putting Workers First

High turnover is rapidly becoming a problem for business owners. Turnover rates are increasing and are now almost 30 percent annually. When you factor in the financial burden of having to recruit and train new talent, plus the time and productivity lost getting new hires up to scratch, turnover can be seriously costly to your business. But there’s also a cultural cost to your company,…

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How Lack of Motivation Can Cost Your Company

The alarm rings and you’re already feeling sluggish. Oh no, you think, it’s a new day. It’s normal to feel this lack of motivation once in a while. You may have also noticed a serious dip in pep or productivity among your colleagues at work. Maybe it’s temporary but, if steps aren’t taken to reduce stress at work and help your workers get their motivational…

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What Is the Pomodoro Technique and How Does It Boost Your Productivity?

When Francesco Cirillo first invented the pomodoro technique as a university student in the 1980s, he probably didn’t realize that he’d started a time management revolution that we’d still be talking about today. But, in fact, Cirillo managed to tap into a productivity method that works seamlessly with the natural ebb and flow of our attention. And, as our attention spans naturally grow shorter by…

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6 Questions to Ask When Vetting Wellness Programs

So, you’ve decided to implement a new wellness program within your company. Congratulations! Now more than ever, prioritizing employee health can be the most beneficial thing your business can do for itself. Healthier employees report greater job satisfaction, take fewer sick days, and are more productive, all boons for your business. But you may find yourself wondering: what makes a wellness program worth the investment?…

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How to Start and Build a Successful Business

You’ve recently gotten your company off the ground and it looks like it’s starting to turn into a pretty successful business. But maybe you’re looking for some ways to save money or cut costs. If that’s true, we at Fabulous have a suggestion that could potentially save you thousands of dollars per year. And, not only will it save you a few bucks, it’ll also…

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Do Workplace Wellness Programs Actually Work?

Here at Fabulous, we recognize the value of workplace wellness, and we’re not alone. According to NPR, workplace wellness programs are currently an $8 billion industry in the United States alone. Corporate wellness is a booming market and companies all over the world are courting with the idea of bringing programs to their own companies in an effort to cut health care costs. But do…

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An Open Letter to Every Business Frustrated by Low Productivity and Unhappy Employees

You know that your company is only as good as its workforce. Your employees are the foundation; their hard work keeps the whole business afloat. But unsatisfied or unhappy employees can come with a whole host of problems. Because you know this, you hire as carefully as you can. You train each new hire thoroughly and go to great lengths to ensure everyone has the…

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It’s Not Just About Attracting Top Talent, but Investing in Well-Being and Habit Development

As a business leader, attracting top talent is in your best interest. You want the best employees out there, but recruiting top talent is easier said than done. Keeping those highly skilled workers is another challenge altogether.  Employee turnover is at an all-time high. Nearly a third of workers aren’t staying with their jobs and over half of Americans report being stressed as a result…

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