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Healthy ‘Ed’ition: Executive Physical

Hello, again. And if you’re just starting to follow along, welcome! I’m Ed Walker, President of ArmadaGlobal, and this is my journey to the Baltimore Marathon. You can find the first post in the series here. This week, I decided it would be a good idea to take advantage of Ultimate Health’s Executive Physical Program [...]

September 7th, 2016|All, Health & Business, Healthy Edition|0 Comments

The Cost of Unwellness

While the debate about the effectiveness of wellness plans continues (you can read up on it here, here and here), a study by the Global Wellness Institute has calculated the cost of unwellness, and they yielded some pretty overwhelming results. Here are the highlights: Unwellness at work costs the U.S. economy $2.2 trillion a year [...]

August 25th, 2016|All, Health & Business|0 Comments

Recruitment Game Plan in a Job Seeker’s Market

You may have noticed the increase in news coverage on the job seeker’s market. There is a talent shortage, an increased amount of job options, and a job perks arms race. It’s understandable to feel intimidated when attempting to recruit in this type of market. But this concoction of circumstances shouldn’t create fear. Instead of seeing [...]

August 23rd, 2016|All, Health & Business|1 Comment

Pro Tips on Productivity

With to-do lists stretching as far as the eye can see, meetings taking over your schedule and your daily duties piling up, staying productive can be quite the challenge. Our supplemental healthcare reimbursement plan, Ultimate Health, is made specifically for busy company leaders to reduce the distractions that come with health issues like researching multiple [...]

August 18th, 2016|All, Health & Business|0 Comments

Win Talent with Competitive Benefits

Attracting and keeping top talent depends on a lot of things. There isn’t one magic factor that employers can offer that will automatically create a magnetic company. It’s more about creating a mix of valuable elements that together pull in top talent and make amazing leaders want to stay. This concoction can include things like [...]

August 16th, 2016|All, Health & Business|0 Comments

4 Talent Retention Myths to Stop Believing

Talent retention is important. Unfortunately, a company’s focus may not turn to retention until it’s already an issue. This is a problem. Retention needs to be on your radar now so you can prevent issues from developing down the road! Here are some more common misconceptions about retention to stop believing so you can get [...]

August 9th, 2016|All, Health & Business|0 Comments

Changing Tides: The Need for a Next Generation Recruitment Package

The job market is changing—namely supplying more job options for jobseekers to choose from. For the employer, this means less eligible talent available. That’s why companies need to work harder than before to make themselves attractive to the talented employees they set their sights on and competitive with other companies in their industry. According to [...]

Stressed Out: Solving for Stress in the Workplace

Company leaders are more prone to health issues due to the nature of their jobs. They are at a higher risk for heart disease, are more inclined to having elevated cholesterol and high blood pressure, and are subject to chronic stress. Of the issues in that list, you may think that stress is the least [...]

Value of Wellness Way More than ROI

While wellness and health programs may have initially been implemented with a focus on decreasing healthcare costs, employers are now beginning to realize that the real benefits may be a little less straightforward. Of course, getting healthcare costs down is important, especially in an era of such increasing premiums, but this may not be the [...]

July 26th, 2016|All, Health & Business|2 Comments

Pokemon Go, Standing Desks and Other Ways to Increase Physical Activity at Work

We all know that physical inactivity is bad for us. Sitting at a desk all day, our singular source of activity is shuffling from meeting to meeting. I personally spend 15+ hours in the car each week, commuting! We know this behavior does not induce optimal health, but making a change is difficult, especially in [...]

July 19th, 2016|All, Health & Business, Timely Topics|0 Comments