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. 

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. 

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.

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. 

[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.

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. 

Healthy, Happy, and Productive Employees: A Better Measure of Workforce Wellbeing Program Success

When determining the value of your workforce wellbeing program, what metrics matter? The answer depends on what you’re measuring, of course. As the workforce wellbeing landscape has evolved, we’ve seen an expanding definition of success — and the concept of wellness has found a more comfortable place as the more all-encompassing “wellbeing.” You might  be targeting a constellation of goals ranging from lower major medical costs to higher employee retention rates. But what about the increasingly essential — yet difficult to measure — components of your employee experience that actually keep employees happy?

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.

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.

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:

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.

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.

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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Introducing GrokTalk, Grokker’s New Communications Feature

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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 ex...

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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 abou...

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

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