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Supervisor support critical to employee wellbeing, workforce readiness-6164

Supervisor support critical to employee wellbeing, workforce readiness

Employees who lack supervisor support for career development are more likely to distrust their employer and plan on leaving within the next year, according to a Harris Poll conducted for the American Psychological Association among 1,076 US adults who are employed full or part time.

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Stats: 43% of the US GDP contributed by adults 50+-6155

Stats: 43% of the US GDP contributed by adults 50+

People over age 50 make up only 35% of the population, but contribute 43% of the total US gross national product (GDP), according to AARP Research.

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Employee wellness programs boost productivity-6147

Employee wellness programs boost productivity

Close to 90% of US companies offer some form of employee wellness program to improve health. Previous research mostly measured cost benefits - e.g., lower insurance and absentee rates.

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Participation is a top goal for employee wellness-5926

Participation is a top goal for employee wellness

"Increasing employees' participation and engagement in health and well-being" is among the top three priorities for employers offering health plans, along with managing pharmacy costs and evaluating the overall health program design and subsidies (employee cost versus employer cost).

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Top-down encouragement leads employees to workplace wellness-5027

Top-down encouragement leads employees to workplace wellness

As part of a collaboration with very large corporations in the United States to encourage workplace wellness, the American Heart Association released the results of a survey of employees.

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Workplace wellness is great, but don't make me do it-5026

Workplace wellness is great, but don't make me do it

Nearly two-thirds (64%) of organizations serving older adults offer employee wellness programs, according to a survey of 554 respondents to an ICAA survey (ICAA Wellness Industry Development Survey 2012). Many employers offer wellness programs, but employees may not take advantage of them. A recent tactic is to incentive them by asking employees to pay a higher share of health insurance premiums if they do not participate or meet health goals, such as losing weight or lowering blood pressure.

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