Fit for Duty is a podcast for anyone involved or interested in the health care industry, from health care providers and clinicians to businesses and their employees. Each episode tackles a different topic as we invite experts to give their insights and advice — from corporate wellness, technology and personal health to the challenges of delivering quality care to globally mobile populations.
Fit For Duty #16: The ‘War for Talent’ - Part Two
In this episode, Lorien Norden concludes a two-part discussion with Bradley Honnor, Founder & Managing Director, MatchFit and Adele McKenzie-Smith, Senior HR Leader, Aetna International about the way in which organisations are having to adapt their culture, policies and benefits to ensure they’re retaining and attracting talent in a continued period of change.
Click below to listen to the first part of this conversation:
Fit For Duty #15: The ‘War for Talent’ - Part One
Fit For Duty #15: The ‘War for Talent’ - Part One
There’s no denying that today, organisations need to have a distinct competitive advantage when it comes to retaining and attracting talent. Not only do business owners, senior leaders and HR teams need to manage the nuances of the new hybrid work environment, but workers are also putting them under pressure. They expect their employers to live and breathe their purpose, develop collaborative, diverse, inclusive cultures, leverage new technologies and help their people manage their health, well-being and career development.
This episode is the first of a two-part conversation with Bradley Honnor, Founder & Managing Director, MatchFit and Adele McKenzie-Smith, Senior HR Leader, Aetna International about the ways in which organisations are having to adapt their strategies to ensure they’re on the winning side in today’s war for talent.
Fit for Duty Podcast Memo Episode - The trends and influences shaping employee health, well-being and corporate culture
In this special Memo episode, we’re looking back over the first half of 2021 to bring you a round-up of some of the most insightful expert opinions from our recent podcast episodes.
These excerpts shed light on some of the most notable trends and influences that will continue to shape employee health and well-being and corporate culture in the coming months and years. This includes shifts in attitudes towards health care tech, self-care, the influence of social connectedness on our health and changes to duty of care, corporate culture and business leadership. Guests on this episode include:
Dr Hemal Desai, Global Medical Director, Aetna International Simon Miller, Senior Director of Customer Proposition, Aetna International Smriti Joshi, Lead Psychologist, Wysa Cara McNulty, Head of Behavioural Health, CVS Jesse Lahey, workplace health consultant, podcaster and author Nicolai Tillish, Executive Leadership Coach and author.
Fit For Duty #14: Comorbidity at work - improving care management strategies to meet employee needs
In this episode, Lorien Norden is joined by workplace health consultant, adviser and author Jesse Lahey and Aetna International’s Global Medical Director, vHealth, Dr Nairah Rasul-Syed to discuss comorbidity.
The interplay between conditions is undeniable, but often not front-of-mind when trying to help individuals. Our guests explain how various conditions affect each other, how mental health can damage physical health and vice versa and why whole-person health is essential when tackling conditions.
Fit For Duty #13: Next-generation HR in a world changed by pandemic
Coach and author Nicolai Tillisch joins Lorien Norden to discuss the changing role of HR. The episode examines how HR teams need to (and can) adapt to ongoing changes to workplaces – accelerated by the pandemic: distributed and hybrid teams, financial uncertainty, mental health challenges and employee demand. Nicolai outlines his Return On Ambition model of career development, personal growth, work-life-well-being balance to help HR teams as they support their people.
Fit For Duty #12: Anxiety, stress and depression – tackling workplace mental health during and after the pandemic
Smriti Joshi, Lead Psychologist at Wysa and Cara McNulty, Head of Behavioural Health at CVS join Lorien Norden to discuss supporting the spectrum of mental health needs in the workplace. It’s just over a year on from the onset of the pandemic, and the world over has seen a rise of short- and long-term mental health conditions. How are organisations continuing to adapt their culture and strategies to help those with signs of low lying mental ill health, such as stress and sleep disturbances, as well as those in crisis with anxiety and depression? What promise does the future hold for providing effective, evidence-based psychosocial and mental health and well-being support? And how can organisations help their people achieve whole-person health and the balance and productivity that comes with it?