health and wellbeing
Workforce & Workplace Quality of Lifehacks
This New Year Focus on Improving Employees Quality of Life
Emerson Foster
Emerson Foster

Vice President, Human Resources,
Corporate Services
Sodexo North America

The New Year is always an excellent time for employers to reflect on the previous year and plan for the coming year.

In doing so, it’s important to also reflect on how your company has prioritized improving employees’ quality of life. Meaning, over the past year, has your organization conducted or implemented initiatives that help employees manage their health and wellbeing? Or, made it easier for employees to manage their work responsibilities, as well as their personal ones (e.g., family care). Other factors that impact employee quality of life include the quality of their work environment, the recognition they receive, and their ability to grow and learn at work. (more…)

Health & Wellbeing
Make it Easy: Solutions for healthy diets
Nebeyou Abebe
Nebeyou Abebe

Senior Director,

Health & Well-Being

Sodexo North America

As the American diet has gotten more convenient, it has also gotten less healthy. The fast food, prepared food and easy-to-grab snacks that make up many of our meals have contributed to an obesity crisis and to the rise of chronic illnesses like diabetes.

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Workforce & Workplace
The Future of Corporate Real Estate: Quality of Life Matters
Dave Kimball
Dave Kimball

Senior Vice President,
Operations, Sodexo

The corporate real estate (CRE) industry plays an increasingly important role in helping businesses enhance their workplace strategy.  This profession is instrumental in designing workplaces that impact employee engagement, performance and wellness.  These factors not only impact business results but also affect employee Quality of Life. (more…)

Healthcare Services Health & Wellbeing
Spotting Trends in Population Health Management
Nebeyou Abebe
Nebeyou Abebe

Senior Director,

Health & Well-Being

Sodexo North America

This is the final blog in a continuing series based on the findings from the Sodexo 2016 Healthcare Compendium, a compilation of research that examines the increasing trend toward a focus on value in the healthcare sector. Read the full article: Trends in Population Health Management (more…)

Health & Wellbeing
Infuse Your Work Life with a Little Vitamin D
Gerri Mason Hall
Gerri Mason Hall

President,

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation

SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer,

Sodexo North America

We are smack-dab in the middle of summer.  As the days get longer and the temperatures get warmer, those of us who work in offices every day start to look longingly out of the windows. While we can’t move our offices outdoors, summer is the perfect time to work a little more outdoor time into your daily schedule. Here are a few ideas for bringing sunshine into your work life.

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Health & Wellbeing
Build a Healthier Future One Decision at a Time
Nebeyou Abebe
Nebeyou Abebe

Senior Director,

Health & Well-Being

Sodexo North America

PHA SummitToday, I had the privilege of participating in the 2015 Building a Healthier Future Summit hosted by the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA). The summit offers a unique opportunity for public, private and non-profit leaders to come together to address one of the single biggest issues facing our children, our families, our communities and the future of our country – childhood obesity.

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