How to Get Your Truck Drivers to Actually Use Your Wellness Program

Jill GouletHealth Insurance, Risk Management, Trucking and Transportation Industry, Wellness Programs, Workers Compensation

Truck drivers have unique health concerns. An NIOSH survey found that 50% are smokers and 70% are obese. They’re prone to heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, kidney failure, back problems, and motor vehicle accidents related to fatigue and stress. These problems can lead to a loss of their Medical Examiner’s Certificate and their CDLs. You want your staff to … Read More

High blood pressure — A hidden danger for your truck drivers

Jonathan BelekBusiness Insurance, Risk Management, Trucking and Transportation Industry, Wellness Programs

If you’re running a logistics business or division, you know how important it is to have reliable and healthy truck drivers. Although most health conditions are easy to diagnose and treat, there’s one in particular that’s tricky to spot — High blood pressure. That’s because high blood pressure (also known as hypertension) often doesn’t show any symptoms, and that’s a … Read More

The Modern Office & Managing the Risk

ShannonEmployee Benefits, Human Resource Consulting, Risk Management, Uncategorized, Wellness Programs

Today’s employers are placing a premium on employee wellness and engagement. And rightfully so, hard working employees deserve some love. But in addition to doing right by their people, businesses that provide comprehensive wellness plans and lifestyle perks for their employees are realizing huge benefits from it. But with more unconventional and physical activities going on in the office, there … Read More

Keeping Up With the Evolving Workplace

MbauerEmployee Benefits, Health Insurance, Human Resource Consulting, Wellness Programs

With the age of Millennials gaining a stronghold in the workforce comes the dawn of the modern workplace. Times are changing surrounding how we hire and train, what we do to retain employees, and the dynamics within the office environment itself. Employees are seeing companies through different lenses these days, and employers have to rethink their employee strategies in order … Read More

Millennials and Healthcare — What Are They Looking For?

Jill GouletAffordable Care Act - ACA, Employee Benefits, Health Insurance, Wellness Programs

As the fastest-growing generational group, millennials (people born between the mid-1980s and the turn of the century) are a vital part of a strong workforce. If you want to attract millennials to your business, it’s important to understand what they need and more importantly, what they want. In addition to a good salary and a positive work environment, the benefit … Read More

Helping Your Employees Get the Most Out of Their Benefits – Part 2

Lori NewsomeEmployee Benefits, Health Insurance, Human Resource Consulting, Wellness Programs

Employers know that carefully crafted benefits packages are an integral way to attract and keep the best talent. Employees are looking for more than base compensation: they want vacation time, retirement account access, on-the-job perks, and, of course, company subsidized health insurance. Benefits packages aren’t just bonuses. 41% of employers say their benefits are a key component of their employee … Read More

Beyond the Bonus: Powerful Ways to Reward Your Employees

ShannonEmployee Benefits, Human Resource Consulting, Uncategorized, Wellness Programs

A company or organization can only achieve success through the hard work and dedication of its employees. Those employees need to feel motivated and empowered to produce excellent work.  Finding ways to inspire employees is one of the challenges of today’s managers. The conventional solution is to throw money at the problem in the form of bonuses. The best managers … Read More

Live and Drive Safely: 6 Essential Ways Truckers Can Stay Healthy

Marty SheaCommercial Auto Insurance, Trucking and Transportation Industry, Wellness Programs0 Comments

Trucking doesn’t lend itself to healthy lifestyles. You’re cramped into a small space, miles from home and familiar places. It’s easy to chow down a Twinkie because it’s quick or sip a triple-sugar coffee to stay awake. However, your health is the most important thing you have. Here are a few ways you can stay healthy on the road. 1. … Read More

Creating a Healthy Workplace Challenge

Lori PorterEmployee Benefits, Wellness Programs

  Still trying to figure out how to kick off an employee wellness program? The latest trend is to come up with fun and highly motivating group wellness challenges that are not only a great way to increase morale, but that actually promote lifestyle and behavioral change through active participation in wellness goals or competitions over a multi-week period. A … Read More