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December 21, 2017 Amelia Wilcox

The Best Company Culture Posts of 2017

Gathering the brightest and best content on the web about company culture, employee morale, and workplace wellness can be an exhausting task.

We try to do our best to give you the best content possible, and we’ve compiled it all here for you.

Here’s a recap of our top content from 2017.

2017 | Top Articles on Employee Morale, Company Culture, and Workplace Wellness


5 Awesome Corporate Wellness Blogs You Need to Follow

Top company culture posts of 2017

If knowledge is power, then following industry-leading blogs is a powerful tool indeed.

HR managers in the know are following these blogs for insight into corporate culture, wellness programs, and more.

We’ve looked high and low for the best workplace wellness blogs around — check them out here.


Why Strong Company Culture Depends on a
Healthcare Strategy: Onsite Care’s Story

Do you find that your company culture has some room for improvement? While no culture is perfect, there are important things you can focus on that will give your culture the biggest boost.  Creating a culture strategy that focuses on healthcare is one of the best ways to improve your company culture.

We spoke with Dr. Donna Milavetz of OnSite Care, a company that provides onsite medical clinics and wellness programs to businesses of all sizes.

She told us about the current state of healthcare and how companies can take steps to positively impact employees’ health. Find out why a company’s first goal with employee health needs to be building a strategic healthcare plan.


5 Major Signs of Employee Burnout
(And How to Fix Them)


Top company culture posts of 2017


In our work providing corporate chair massages, we hear from a lot of HR mangers and wellness directors about an important topic: employee burnout. These wellness directors, HR managers, and CEOs know burnout is a real issue, which is why we’re there in the first place.

Like most anything, it’s easier to prevent an issue than to try to pick up the pieces after something has exploded. So here are some signs and symptoms of employee burnout — and what to do about them.


Starting a Wellness Program with No Budget:
Varian Medical Systems’ Story

Does your company culture need a boost that only a wellness program could give, but there’s just no budget? Don’t worry—starting a wellness program with no budget is completely possible.

We had the opportunity to sit down with Diana Hasselfeld of Varian Medical Systems. As the Wellness Director and Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner at Varian’s worksite clinic, her job is to help her fellow employees stay healthy and engaged at work.


This Is What a Visit to the GooglePlex
Taught me About Company Culture

Top company culture posts of 2017


On a recent trip to Google headquarters in Mountain View, California, I was able to get up close and personal with one of the world’s most well-known company cultures.

Before stepping foot on campus, I’d already had an idea of what to expect.

But I got to wondering: If I didn’t know anything about the famous Google culture, what would I be able to tell about their culture just from what I saw around me?


Real ROI on Corporate Wellness

It’s a question we hear all the time in this line of work: What’s the return on investment on corporate wellness? With all the time, resources, and yes—money, organizations put into a wellness program, what can they expect to see in return?

We put the question to our HR experts to see what they had to say. Check out the video interviews to get the scoop. 


How to Sell Corporate Wellness to Your CEO

Top company culture posts of 2017

If you want to bring corporate wellness to your company, there’s one important person you’ll need to convince: your CEO.

And since they’re likely going to want to see all the benefits of workplace wellness initiatives, we’ve given you a little help.

In this article, you’ll get 4 clear ways to clarify your wellness pitch to your CEO. 


Company Culture Ideas to Steal: HealthEquity’s Purple People & How to Hire for Culture Match

What steps do you take the hire the right people? How can you keep your employees engaged with the company while they continue to grow their skills?

We recently got a chance to chat with Stephanie Larsen, the Benefits & Wellness Manager for HealthEquity, and she touched on those questions and more. 


3 Essential Keys to Writing an Employee Handbook

Top company culture posts of 2017


An employee handbook is an important resource for your employees to know what the company expects of them. It’s a handy place to keep company policies collected so that all staff members are on the same page.

In this article, we’ll cover keys to writing a successful employee handbook, as well as sections of a handbook you should include.


3 Essential Corporate Wellness Ideas

Keeping employees happy and healthy means having a robust wellness program. But that doesn’t mean just offering a gym membership and calling it a day.

We interviewed HR experts from various companies and business sectors to hear what works best in their companies.

These are the three main areas these business leaders choose to focus on for their employees’ health.


How Core Values Improve Retention: Entrata’s Story

Top company culture posts of 2017


Recently, I spoke with my friend Brandon Fish, Vice President of Human Resources at Entrata— a tech company that develops software to help companies manage everything related to multi-family housing.

Brandon has been a big part of creating and maintaining the incredible corporate culture at his company. Find out why Entrata’s unique core values—mostly inspired by ’80s movies—are the foundation for a positive work environment that cut their turnover in half. 


Amelia Wilcox

Amelia Wilcox is the Founder and CEO of Nivati, a leader in corporate massage and employee mental health support since 2010. Her high-growth B2B company provides employee stress management tools that arm businesses with actionable data and positive employee experiences to improve wellbeing, boost morale, and increase engagement.

Amelia has exponentially grown her company from a solo living-room service business to an international technology brand.

Recently listed as a Forty Under 40, Fast 50, Inc 5000 Twice awarded National Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year

Licenses, Certifications & Memberships
Licensed Massage Therapist since 2002
Member of American Massage Therapy Association
Served on Utah Worksite Wellness Council from 2012-2015

Attended Utah College of Massage Therapy
Educated in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology at the University of Utah

Massage Magazine (AMTA's publication)