Will Work-From-Home Be the New Norm?

As we enter another month of the global pandemic, most of us are eagerly waiting to see what the new normal will be. For the workplace, many experts and employers predict the biggest change we’ll see is a growing acceptance of remote work. Even though remote work and flexible schedules have been cited as desirable among the working class for decades, very few employers have offered the option until now.

Why we haven’t seen more remote work sooner?

Fear-based management ...

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Active SWV Graduates 5 More [email protected] Sites. Will you be in the next class?

Did you know Active Southern West Virginia has a whole program dedicated to bringing wellness to workplaces? Yep, and at no cost. Active SWV offers training, resources, and technical assistance to help create your workplace wellness program.

Active SWV’s free CDC [email protected] training helps employers prioritize your health.

In fact, ...

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Now Hiring Kids Run Club Director

Active Southern West Virginia Kids Run Club Program

The Active SWV Kids Run Program seeks to improve the health outcomes of southern West Virginian youth by empowering them with the opportunities, skills, and knowledge to be physically active. The central goal of the Active SWV Kids Run Club Program is to instill healthy habits in our area’s youth and to get them excited about running and physical activity. Active SWV believes that all West Virginian youth deserve to live happy, healthy ...

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Active SWV Workplace Wellness Program Starter Kit

Thank you for the interest in starting the Active Southern West Virginia Workplace Wellness program at your place of employment. You are probably curious to learn more about the Why, How, Who, What, and When of the program. Let’s go through each of those to give you the tools to share with your wellness committee (who?), supervisors, and staff.

Why:

There are many benefits to improving the work environment towards healthier policies and practices. ...

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Healthier Workforce Means Stronger Economy

Active Southern West Virginia, in partnership with The New River Gorge Regional Development Authority, The West Virginia Bureau of Public Health, and the Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce, is announced the new Active SWV Workplace Wellness Pilot Program at the Regional Economic Summit on November 17th.

This healthy workplace initiative will be one of the first of it’s kind in the state. Created to meet the demand for healthy employees in a global economy, this program will ...

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