Recent Posts by Corrie Mieszczak

 
As Grokker's Senior Content and Communications Manager, Corrie makes sure the company's internal and external customers have the marketing materials they need to succeed. She stays healthy by getting lots of sleep and staying active with her two kids.

10 Things Your Employees Want in Their Workforce Wellbeing Program

Did you know that 61% of employees are more likely to accept a job with a new employer — and 59% are likely to remain loyal to their current employer —  if health and wellbeing benefits are offered? What’s more, 55% have left jobs in the past because they found better benefits or perks elsewhere. Since your employee recruiting, retention, and engagement efforts depend on a winning workforce wellbeing program, you need to know what top talent expects in a solution — and where your program might fall short. Let’s go!

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Stat Roundup: Employee Burnout and Stress

Deloitte reports that over three-quarters of full-time US professionals have experienced employee burnout at their current job. The World Health Organization considers stress to be the “health epidemic of the 21st century.” And the American Institute of Stress has published that job stress costs US employers over $300 billion annually as a result of absenteeism, employee turnover, diminished productivity, and more. 

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3 Workforce Wellbeing Takeaways from the TBGH 2019 Regional Benefits Forums

I recently attended the Texas Business Group on Health (TBGH)’s 2019 Regional Benefits Forums in San Antonio and Houston. Aside from taking advantage of the great opportunity to meet face-to-face with a number of employee benefits professionals from the Lone Star State, I was able to soak in the many insights shared during the educational sessions.  

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Introducing GrokTalk, Grokker’s New Communications Feature

Social interaction has been shown in numerous research studies to have a direct impact on personal wellbeing. In fact, 48% of healthcare leaders say that virtual social support is the most effective means of sustaining behavior change required for wellness promotion. But even from the conventional wisdom point of view, a supportive community makes an employee’s wellbeing journey more fun, motivating, and effective. 

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5 Tried and True Ways to Make Your Workforce Wellbeing Program More Fun

Grokker’s Founder and CEO, Lorna Borenstein, recently sat down for a webinar with Jae Kullar, Delta Air Line’s Manager of Health & Wellbeing. While exploring the various components of a truly successful, engaging, and employee-first workforce wellbeing program, they focused much of their conversation around “what’s worked” exceptionally well for Delta’s global employee base.

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What it Takes to Achieve Real Value from Your Workforce Wellbeing Program

Here’s a startling stat from the CDC: 6 in 10 U.S. adults have a chronic disease and 4 in 10 have two or more. It’s not a stretch to suggest that about half of your workforce is actively managing a serious health condition, such as diabetes or heart disease. But don’t forget about “everybody else” who lives with a combination of engagement-zapping high stress, sleeplessness, poor nutrition, and insufficient physical activity. 

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[Infographic] The 5 Pillars of an Effective Employee Wellbeing Solution

You want your employees to be happy and healthy, right? Of course you do! This means your health and wellness program needs to keep them motivated, inspired, and consistently taking small steps towards big lifestyle changes so they feel their best.

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Full Speed Ahead: Grokker Takes Home 3 Industry Awards in 1Q19

Grokker is off to a running start! We’ve been working hard to ensure our workforce wellbeing solution meets the needs of today’s employees and their HR leaders — and industry movers and shakers are taking notice. We're thankful and proud. It’s certainly an exciting time to serve the HR marketplace with cutting-edge technologies that engage employees and make it easy for them to feel their best. 

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Grokker Streaks Promote Employee Engagement and Healthy Habits

We’re always on a mission to make Grokker more motivating and fun — and that’s what our new Streaks feature aims to do. Recognizing the importance of treating employees like valuable consumers, we developed Streaks to increase the frequency of healthy activity by combining inspiration and tracking. The new functionality uses a combination of daily rewards and digital reminders to keep employees on a path to positive change.

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3 Reasons To Support Your Stressed-Out Employees With Whole-Person Wellbeing

Is it really any wonder that the World Health Organization considers stress to be the “health epidemic of the 21st century?” Stress weighs heavily on the minds (and bodies) of employees today:

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HRExecutive Conversations with Lorna Borenstein

On Friday, April 5, 2019, Grokker’s Founder and CEO, Lorna Borenstein, was featured on John Sumser’s HRExaminer Radio Hour program, Executive Conversations. Read on for highlights or listen here for details.

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How to Build and Nurture a Company Culture of Wellbeing

Today’s employees want to work in an environment that supports their whole-person wellbeing. Why wouldn’t they? They want to be part of a culture that says, “We care!” and “Take care of yourself!” Better yet, it walks the talk and provides programs and resources to foster a happier, healthier life.

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