Stress is likely the largest contributor of health issues and loss of productivity at the workplace in America—and an estimated 84% of stress is derived from financial problems. That equates to huge financial ramifications for businesses of all sizes. A recently conducted Salary Finance survey found that American businesses are losing as much as 500-billion-dollars a year due to personal employee financial stress. That isn’t just alarming, it’s a national crisis that requires bold, proactive change to address it. Luckily, some of the tools to shift how our employees confront and work through personal financial stress already exist—all that’s missing is the focus and directive to know how to use them.
Happy New Year to all, and get those Super Bowl plans ready! Unless you are currently offering a well-organized & exciting wellness program that encourages your employees to get out and take walks at lunch, count their steps, eat healthy, … Continue reading
Tom Connors, Managing Director of Group Benefits for the Hilb Group – part of the Sapers & Wallack organization – answers 3 questions about our January blog, “Financial Incentive Guidelines for Wellness Programs”. Listen to our podcast here:
Red is the color of choice for the Sapers & Wallack team these days. This is not the newest fashion trend around Newton, but a cause close to the heart for all of our team members: women’s health. We are … Continue reading
The Boston Business Journal recently announced 23 finalists for its fifth-annual Healthiest Employers program, which will be held March 12 at the Westin Waterfront in Boston. Employee wellness has become an important facet of overall corporate culture, and should not … Continue reading