Category: Health

How To: Care & Support Employee Health

In line with our goal to build a thriving community, Next Jump is committed to help Next Jumpers build healthy physical habits. Together with our consistent events (in-office gym, healthy snacks and food, sleep class, etc.), we also organize a few checkpoints to help us take snapshots of our health along the journey to becoming a

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My mission to change the toxic monster of work

The following is a guest post by Next Jump’s Director of Wellness, Peter Chica. Recently, I’ve been reflecting on my journey over the past 10 years. Growing up in New York, I graduated with a BA in economics. At 21, I had a full time offer to work on Wall Street as an investment banker in public

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Conversation with Dr. Ron Goetzel: Culture of Wellbeing

Last week, I sat down for a discussion with Dr. Ron Goetzel – a Senior Scientist and Director of the Institute for Health and Productivity Studies (IHPS) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, as well as a VP of Consulting and Applied Research at Truven Health Analytics. Dr. Goetzel is a nationally-recognized expert in the fields of health and productivity management and outcomes research.

Company perks are good, especially when they reinforce your culture

Venture Capitalist Ben Horowitz’s book, titled: “The Hard Thing about Hard Things”, resonated with the business community. While I would recommend his book and agree wholeheartedly with much of his advice (on honesty being more important than positivity and tips on the “right way” to let someone go), the book included a section on how

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Develop a Healthy Workplace: 4 Best Practices

What makes for a healthy workplace? Dr. Ron Goetzel, the Director of the Institute for Health and Productivity Studies at Emory University and an expert on healthy workplaces, has researched this question extensively. After investigating thousands of companies, the IHPS selected nine companies that they believe are pioneers in promoting the health and well-being of their worker.

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