Caregiving employees have a lot on their minds every day; it’s challenging to maintain a peaceful coexistence between being a parent and being a professional. However, with an employer who truly understands the “big picture” for caregiving employees, being a parent and being a professional can be mutually beneficial endeavors.
We interviewed Milt Ezzard, Senior Director of Global Benefits at Activision Blizzard, to better understand his decision-making processes as a benefits industry leader and to see how Ovia Health is helping him achieve his goals.
Working moms’ experiences have changed dramatically over the last generation—but how much has changed for working dads? Probably more than most people realize. Working dads are balancing more than ever, and it’s just as important to support the dads in your organization.
With the proliferation of digital health solutions in response to employee demand from an increasingly technology literate workforce, our customers are increasingly turning to us to help answer the question: how do we design a best-in-class digital health benefits program?
Paid parental leave is great, but there are many additional ways a workplace can support its parents. Here are some fresh ideas that will support your working parents and can enable them to be their best at home and at work.
According to the CDC, working mothers are both less likely to start breastfeeding and more likely to stop breastfeeding earlier than nonworking mothers. Breastfeeding has been shown to improve the health of moms and babies, but working moms have a harder time finding opportunities to breastfeed and pump. By making this specific type of support … Continue reading 4 Ways To Provide Support For Breastfeeding Employees
Returning from maternity leave can be a stressful time for your employees. In fact, 43% of women don’t come back after leave. Facilitating this transition will help you retain your employees and provide them with the support necessary at this time, but what's the best way to do it? In this ebook How To Help … Continue reading [Ebook] How To Help Your Employees Return From Maternity Leave
April 3rd marks the 13th Annual Employee Benefits Day! It’s a holiday to celebrate the amazing people who work on employee benefits, nationwide. On this day, we salute the professionals who work hard to give us a great portfolio of benefits. From healthcare to transportation subsidies to better snacks at the office, we are grateful for their thoughtfulness and dedication.
The relationship between parents and the workplace is evolving. It’s a win-win: employers are proactively revising their workplace benefits to help employees balance professional and personal life, and, thanks to these new practices, employees are finding themselves able to work more efficiently.
Providing resources and support for your pregnant employees will help them have healthier pregnancies, but what if you could start that process even earlier? By helping your employees become their healthiest selves before they conceive, you could be looking at some serious cost savings for your organization. Here’s how!