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Volunteerism at Work, WebMD Style

WebMD Impact Day makes an impact on public parks in U.S. and U.K. WebMD’s mission is to improve health and well-being by empowering decision-making and motivating positive action. It is not only through our work that we support this but through our community service activities as well. At both the corporate and individual levels, volunteerism […]

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Happy Employees

How happy employees can help you – and vice versa. Emotional well-being. Happiness. Whatever term you use, it matters. And, if you’re a manager, executive or human resources professional, you should be equally concerned about the happiness of your employees as your own. Why? Because the happiness level of your employees can directly affect your […]

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What Causes Stress in the Workplace?

Employers and employees alike have long agreed that stress in the workplace negatively impacts individual productivity, health and wellness. What these two groups do not agree on, however, is what causes that stress, at least according to a survey conducted by Employee Benefit News1. The survey provided employers and employees alike with a list of […]

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WebMD Employee Gives Back to Community Through Education

Giving to others is an integral component of wellness. Sleeping well. Managing stress. Getting your arms around your finances. Making time for friends and family. These are just some of the facets of life that can contribute to overall wellness. For WebMD Health Services Associate Software Developer, Stacy Fabian, giving to others is another integral […]

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Wellness Culture

Volunteerism in the Workplace

The new frontier of a culture of wellness. Corporate social responsibility is nothing new. For decades, businesses large and small have developed programs to improve their environmental sustainability, engage in philanthropic activities and support ethical labor practices. In addition to incredible branding prowess, these efforts can deliver competitive differentiation and improved appeal to customers, investors […]

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When the Coach is In, Everyone Wins

  5 KEYS TO WELLNESS COACHING SUCCESS We live in an era in which healthcare costs are having a significant impact on corporations, insurers and individuals alike. With 50% of Americans living with one or more chronic illnesses, the cost of treating medical conditions accounts for more than 75% of the $2 trillion spent annually […]

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The Value of a Strong Company Culture

A vibrant culture can be one of a company’s most valuable assets. A lot is written about the importance of corporate culture but what do company executives think about it? Do they care about culture as much as others in an organization? Yes they do. Professors from the business schools at Duke and Columbia Universities […]

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Creating Company Culture: Whose Responsibility Is It?

A lot is said and written about the importance of developing a company culture and with good reason—it really matters. However, most of the “talk” is directed squarely at companies and their leaders. While certainly the lion’s share of the responsibility must fall on their shoulders, not all of it belongs there. Who else shares […]

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Job Hiring Growth

The Underlying Impact of Hiring Growth on Employee Retention Report after report touts what many consider to be a hiring boom in the United States. With 292,000 new jobs added in December alone, the New York Times notes that hiring today is happening at a pace not seen since before the turn of the century.1 […]

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3 Steps to a Stronger Culture of Wellness

Wellness programs have proven to curb rising insurance costs by encouraging healthy habits—and each year, more companies and organizations sign up for the challenge. According to a 2015 study conducted by Fidelity Investments and the National Business Group on Health, nearly 80% of employers have committed to providing health improvement initiatives for their populations1. Not only […]

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