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Wellbeing and Neurodiversity: Supporting Every Employee With Caring Accommodations

It’s National Autism Awareness Month — or, as many autistic people prefer, Autism Acceptance Month — and the perfect time to talk about neurodiversity in our organizational hiring practices and culture-building efforts. This is especially critical right now, as we’re working to establish post-pandemic norms to accommodate a workforce that has transformed so much over the last year. There’s a call to action to pay more deliberate attention to the roles diversity and inclusion play in not only attracting and retaining talent, but driving employee engagement, productivity, and wellbeing. 

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Connect Your Health Plan Members To Whole-Person Wellbeing That Meets Them Where They Are

Wellbeing is a personal journey. Since each of your health plan members has different goals, interests, and abilities, you’re probably assessing which tools and resources you can provide to support them. Innovative organizations are prioritizing solutions that drive personalized, whole-person wellbeing. Your members are multi-faceted, after all. Shouldn’t the wellness opportunities provided through their health plan reflect their individuality?

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New Guide: Taking Care of Remote Employees

Many organizations continue to work in remote and hybrid models as the pandemic winds down, and studies have shown that many employees, when given the option to return to work, would actually prefer to continue working remotely. Yet despite their cozy sweatpants and reduced commute times, employees are still faced with unique challenges such as back-to-back zoom meetings, a largely sedentary workday, and some degree of social isolation from coworkers. That’s why remote and hybrid work models require any entirely new way of thinking about employee wellbeing.

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Navigating the World of Digital Parenting with Expert Dr. Elizabeth Milovidov

Through all the unforeseen obstacles this pandemic has brought, one particular challenge has been the dramatic increase in screen time for our children. That’s why Grokker is thrilled to announce the release of our new program: Pandemic Parenting in a Digital World, with Dr. Elizabeth Milovidov. Even prior to the pandemic, our children were growing up in an increasingly digital world. Now, with even more of their lives being thrust online, parents are often worried about how this affects them, and how they too can navigate the world of digital parenting.

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Post-Webinar Debrief: Embracing the Challenges and Opportunities of a Remote Workforce

If one thing is clear from this past year, it’s that remote and hybrid working are here to stay. According to Enterprise Technology Research, the percentage of global workers permanently working from home is expected to double in 2021 as productivity has increased during the coronavirus pandemic. Our recent webinar, What a Difference a Year Makes: Employee Wellbeing and the Remote Workforce, explored the wellbeing challenges and opportunities that come with managing employees who spend at least some of their work time at home. 

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Why Today’s Employees Need Mental Therapy More Than Ever

The World Health Organization (WHO) states that 40 million people in this country have a mental health disorder, many of which often go untreated. The impact of mental health disorders is considerable in the workplace. They can affect employee performance, absenteeism, on-the-job accidents, and even staff turnovers. 

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MOHG Prioritizes Employee Wellbeing Before, During, and After Pandemic

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group (MOHG) is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels and resorts. With over 12,000 employees worldwide, MOHG has always prioritized colleague and guest wellbeing, which is why they’ve been providing Grokker’s wellbeing solution to their workforce since 2019. 

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Get Your Workforce Moving With The At-Home Digital Fitness Trend

Not too long ago, gyms and health clubs were booming. It’s estimated that they reached over 64 million Americans in 2019. Unfortunately, in 2020, COVID-19 put indoor group fitness on hold, and gym members had to find other ways to break a sweat. Many employees who once enjoyed on-premise gyms or company-sponsored fitness center memberships flocked to at-home workouts and on-demand classes, bringing “living room fitness” into vogue.

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How to Prevent Employee Burnout

Employee burnout is responsible for an estimated 125 billion to 190 billion dollars in healthcare costs each year in the U.S. Stress with a job is not new. Still, this particular brand of it does appear to be escalating. In 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared employee burnout an “occupational phenomenon” in the 11the version of the International Classification of Diseases. What causes employee burnout, and what can employers do to prevent it? 

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Save The Date: The Challenges and Opportunities of a Remote Workforce

The workplace has changed dramatically in the past year. Chances are some, if not all, of your employees are working from home — and remote working, in some capacity, is here to stay. That means you’re on the lookout for effective ways to keep your workforce engaged and feeling their best as they juggle the challenges of living and working during a pandemic — and beyond. 

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Women, Let’s #ChooseToChallenge This #IWD

This International Women’s Day falls on the one-year mark of the beginning of one of the most difficult periods we’ve collectively experienced. Last year at this time, we were aware of the new, dangerous strain of coronavirus and feared it was about to hit us close to home. While we were uncertain of exactly how our lives and livelihoods would be impacted — we were even more oblivious to its disproportionate impact on the lives and livelihoods of women. We went on to endure a year of  social upheaval and political turmoil that exposed the fissures in the very foundation of justice and equality, and threatened the progress we’ve made toward creating a fair and equal society for every man, woman and child.

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Moving Beyond Burnout: Dr. Catherine Wikholm Brings New Insight To Combatting Stress

As employees continue to balance their personal lives with the daily demands of work, employee mental health issues continue to rise. Grokker is committed to helping our members manage stress with fresh ideas and time-tested methods that lead to more balance, more resilience, and more tranquility in their everyday lives. This week, we are thrilled to announce the release of our brand new program, Beyond Burnout, with one of Grokker’s most trusted mind experts: Dr. Catherine Wikholm! This 10-day program is specially designed with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques that help employees build the skills they need to identify and overcome burnout. 

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NEW GUIDE

Caring For Remote Employees

Many organizations continue to work in remote and hybrid models as the pandemic winds down, but many employees, when given the option to return to work, would actually prefer to continue working remotely. Our new guide, Taking Care of Remote Employees: The Key To Business Success Beyond the Pandemic, gives you actionable steps to ensure that your employees feel supported no matter where they are working. 

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