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Top Five Takeaways from RESOLVE 2016

May 24, 2016

Each year, I’m amazed by how many great minds come together at RESOLVE. The greatest in Indiana, in my opinion. And 2016 was no exception.

We couldn’t do it without the support of all of you—our amazing clients, partners, and friends. After last year’s event, you told us that while you appreciated the content we shared, you wanted more choice in the matter.

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Trends, Partners

Are You Prepared for Workforce 2025?

March 30, 2016

When it comes to preparing for what our nation’s workforce will look like in 2025, I think Brian David John, an Intel Futurist, said it best: “If we can envision the future we want, then we can work to build it.”

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2016: The Year of the Employee [Infographic]

January 13, 2016

We're dubbing 2016 the Year of the Employee. The year to really think about your people strategy and how it connects to your overall business strategy. And the workplace trends we're seeing over the next twelve months reflect this change in mindset.

Curious why we identified these particular trends? We found these stats to show you where employers' and employees' minds are headed.

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Workplace Trends for 2016 [Video]

January 4, 2016

Each fall, our team gets together to identify workplace trends we see emerging in the coming year. Benefits is an ever-changing field and engaging employees among various generations is challenging to many employers. Watch the short video below to hear from me and CEO Bryan Brenner on what we see as the workplace trends for 2016, or read the transcript below.

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Trends, Well-Being

5 Ways to Engage Mid-Level Leadership in Your Well-Being Program

March 13, 2015

Research suggests that a key component to the success of any program is support from senior leadership within your organization. In fact, WELCOA (Wellness Councils of America) has consistently communicated over the last 20 years the importance of CEO and Senior Executive support as the backbone of any healthy company1. Even the Wellness Council of Indiana requires top management support as an element to earn their AchieveWell Certification and includes it in their Seven Benchmarks of Successful Wellness Programming. And while they are absolutely correct about this trend, it seems one component might be missing: engaging our supervisors, managers, and key leaders.

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