Recent Posts by Krystal Eckford

 
As a Grokker Client Success Manager, Krystal works closely with HR leaders to develop engaging wellness programs that translate to healthier and happier employees. Krystal loves to run and always makes her friends workout on vacation. She lives in the San Jose area with her husband, Steve.

Celebrate Workforce Wellbeing in May: Mind Your Health — and More

Rolling out a welcome mat of spring flowers, the merry month of May plays host to a number of celebrations from Mother’s Day and Memorial Day to Cinco de Mayo and Star Wars Day (May the fourth be with you!). Here, we won’t let you forget the many health and wellness holidays you can promote with your workforce, too.

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Celebrate Workforce Wellbeing in April: Health Meets Wealth — and More

They say that April showers bring May flowers...but we’d like to point out that March’s focus on sleep has left us well rested to face the ever-busy month of April (Tax Day, anyone?). It’s time for some spring cleaning, so hit the refresh button on your employee’s engagement with these top tips for holistically supporting your team’s wellness this month.

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It Takes More Than Luck: 3 Tips For "Selling" Your Workforce Wellbeing Benefits To Attract Top Job Candidates

Interviewing top talent? Of course you are. And considering the hot competition among employers in the marketplace, it behooves you to make a great impression and stand apart from the other organizations clamoring for candidates’ attention. That takes a lot more than luck! If you’re not using your workforce wellbeing program to your competitive advantage, you should be.

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Do Your Employees Wake Up Refreshed and Ready for the Workday?

March is National Sleep Month, but you’ll want to stay awake long enough to learn about sleep’s impact on your employees’ health, safety, and productivity. According to the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project, more than 37% of workers are sleep-deprived — that’s over one-third of your workforce!

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Love Grokker? Your Co-workers Will, Too!

If you've been using Grokker to feel your best — and you're eager to "share the health" with others — we invite you to bring wellbeing to your workplace with a special limited-time offer: Get a Free Month from Grokker!

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More Than a Box of Chocolates: How to Show Your Workforce You Care This Valentine's Day

Who doesn’t appreciate something special on Valentines Day? Count your employees among the people in your life who deserve a little attention…a little warm and fuzzy corporate attention, that is.

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Your Buyers Guide to the New Generation of Employee Wellbeing Solutions

We’re going to hazard a guess: you’re offering some sort of employee wellbeing program to your workforce. If you’re not, then you’re definitely thinking about it and even shopping around for a solution. Top talent today demands benefits they value —and they certainly value wellbeing programs that meet a variety of their needs.

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6 Ultra-Engaging Health & Wellness Holidays to Promote in Your Workplace in Q1 2019

Get ready to mark your employee communications calendar—and cross-reference with your wellbeing program—because we’ve got a list of health and wellness holidays you’ll want to promote in the first quarter of 2019!

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2 Power Strategies to Boost Daily Energy

In the era of busy bragging, scheduling rest stops can feel more like a detour. We convince ourselves that we simply do not have the disposable time available to focus on our health.

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Ask the Experts: Find Your Five

At Grokker, we know that achieving big goals starts with making small habit changes.

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The Secret Sauce to Wellness Program Success

In our latest webinar, Dr. Ron Goetzel shared his “secret sauce” to achieve wellness program ROI. In this post, I’ll discuss how to implement five of his best practices:

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5 Wellness Challenge Fails – and How to Avoid Them

We launch wellness challenges with high hopes that employees will become engaged and participate. Unfortunately, the way wellness challenges are designed can doom them to failure before they even get started. Here are five pitfalls that can cause wellness challenges to fizzle out – and how you can turn them around so they’re successful.

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