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Why HR Doesn’t Have Time to Think About a Wellness Strategy & What It's Costing Your Company - PT 2b: Wellness Program Challenges of HR Leaders

Inspired by, and featuring exclusive content from our Sept. 2022 Virtual Wellness Intensive with special guest, Kim Chernecki, CEO & Founder of Freedom Street, Canada's leading expert in helping freelance executives, consultants, and coaches land lucrative corporate contracts. Kim is also the fractional Director of Business Development & Growth at MacKay CEO Forums.

As companies begin to shift back towards in-person work in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, CEOs and CHROs are facing a number of challenges when it comes to implementing and maintaining workplace wellness programs. These programs, which are designed to promote the physical and mental health of employees, have become increasingly important as the pandemic has highlighted the need for support and resources to help employees manage stress and maintain their well-being.

One of the main issues facing CEOs and CHROs is the need to adapt workplace wellness programs to the new hybrid workplace. With many employees...

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Why HR Doesn’t Have Time to Think About a Wellness Strategy & What It's Costing Your Company - PT 2a: Wellness Program Challenges of HR Leaders

(Inspired by, and featuring exclusive content from our Sept. 2022 Virtual Wellness Intensive with special guest, Kim Chernecki, CEO & Founder of Freedom Street, Canada's leading expert in helping freelance executives, consultants, and coaches land lucrative corporate contracts. Kim is also the fractional Director of Business Development & Growth at MacKay CEO Forums.)

HR as a profession has undergone a significant disruption in the last two and a half to three years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Stress and fatigue have led to an unprecedented turnover of HR leaders as fallout to the pandemic. “I was speaking to Marty Parker, CEO of Waterstone human capital, a North American firm,” Kim explains, and he said that he has never seen such an exodus of HR leaders leaving organizations or changing organizations due to burnout. Physically and mentally.”

When the pandemic hit, HR leaders were tasked with managing their employees remotely and handling new and...

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Why HR Doesn’t Have Time to Think About a Wellness Strategy & What It's Costing Your Company – Multi-Part Series. PT 1: Assessing Workplace Wellness in 2023

 By eLifestyle President, Wellness Culture Synergist & Executive Wellness Expert, Robb Armstrong

Workplace wellness is an important aspect of maintaining a healthy and productive workforce. In the new world of work, as employers, it is more essential than ever to assess the wellness of our employees to ensure they are happy, healthy, and equipped to perform their best. To provide a brief overview of the landscape we’re currently faced with, in this blog post, we will discuss the importance of assessing workplace wellness and provide some Canadian statistics to help understand the current state of employee wellness in our country.

Workplace wellness is defined as the “activities and programs that promote overall health and well-being among employees.” This includes a wide range of activities such as health screenings, fitness programs, stress management, and mental health support. By promoting and encouraging these activities, employers can help their...

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FITNESS FUEL: Great Out of The Gate

There's no need to sacrifice your health for comfort food, especially at a time when optimal health is more top of mind than ever. It's important to know that what you eat is not only about sustenance, it's also about how you fuel what you do in your training sessions. And that's because proper nutrition is critical for kick-starting the process of recovery, repair, and growth.

Now, when it comes to getting in some power-packed, nutrient-rich foods throughout the day, conventional wisdom still holds true: DON'T SKIP BREAKFAST! And the reason is simple: right out of the gate in the A.M your body is in a sensitive state and very receptive to receiving nutrients. That's due to the fact your glycogen stores are low because you've been fasting all night – so, you need to "break the fast." On that note, you can use healthy grains to up your gains with our nutritionally optimized Quinoa Oatmeal Breakfast recipe. When it comes to supercharged energy it's a behemoth!


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