Physical Wellbeing

Read the latest thinking in workplace wellbeing, and find out the key areas you should consider in building a rising, resilient organization.

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Optimizing Employees’ Physical Health in the Evolving World of Work

Healthy workers are more productive, less stressed and less likely to take sick leave. A workplace that encourages employees to be physically active and stay well helps to create a culture of wellbeing that is very attractive to current and prospective employees.

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Flexibility First: How Personalized Benefits Enable Employees to Take Control of Their Wellbeing in the Post-Pandemic Workplace

COVID-19 has completely disrupted the workplace and forced employers to prioritize the health and wellbeing of employees like never before. While we don't yet know what the workplaces of the future will look like, one thing is certain. The post-COVID-19 workforce has a new set of wellbeing requirements centered on flexibility. Within this environment how can you design and deploy useful benefits that your workforce will want and need?

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Changing Expectations: How the Pandemic Has Affected What Employees Want From Their Benefits Programs

Employers have always had high expectations of their workforce. But in a highly competitive employment marketplace, employees across all age groups are demanding more of their employers than ever before. In an eventual post-pandemic environment, what can you do to keep ahead of these evolving expectations?

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Healthy Habits: Encouraging Health-Positive Behaviors in Your Workforce

Health issues can affect an employee’s ability to perform at work, leading to lower productivity, increased sick days and a negative impact on the bottom line. So encouraging employees to be healthier as part of an overall wellbeing strategy makes good business sense. However, individual health is a highly personal and sensitive issue, so how do you make sure every employee feels included and supported in your health benefit programs?

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The Rising Resilient: How Workforce Resilience Will Enable Businesses to Thrive

Building employee resilience is a complex process. It requires balancing many different factors, and the recipe for how to do it well is evolving — just as your people are. Businesses must step up and create the optimal environment for resilience to thrive. This means understanding the context and content for delivering effective total rewards, health, and wellbeing alongside the 10 factors the World Health Organization identifies as affecting and influencing the resilience of today’s workforce.

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Why Employee Mental Health Should Be Top of the Agenda (And How to Get It There if It Is Not)

The value of supporting a workforce emotionally cannot be understated; a happier, healthier, and stronger workforce translates into improved employee productivity, reduced absence levels, and higher retention rates. Yet, many businesses are failing to make the strategic investment needed to protect the mental health of their employees.

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2021 Global Wellbeing Survey

Until now, the link between wellbeing and company performance has been unclear at best, but Aon’s 2021 Global Wellbeing Survey looks at the direct link between employee wellbeing and business performance.

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2020 U.S. Health Survey

Amidst concerns of uncertainty, Aon’s 2020 Health Survey showed business priorities shifting from using benefits to attract talent to drilling down on how to keep workers safe, productive and resilient.

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Leveraging Employee Wellbeing as a Performance Strategy

Wellbeing isn’t some corporate fad; it’s about improving people’s health and their quality of life. And more and more employers are realizing that investing in their employees’ health and wellbeing is just smart business.

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Rethinking Benefits in the Age of COVID-19 and Beyond

To better understand what’s ahead for Canadian employers, Aon's Rapid Response Survey asked business leaders to consider their benefits costs, priorities, and offerings in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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