At IQ Solutions, we believe that learning and development are vital to both personal employee success as well as achievements in public health.
A risky position: I thought about my daily routine: 9 or so hours sitting at work, 1 hour commuting each way, plus some sitting at home in the evening… In a flash, my self-image changed from “healthy person” to “mortality statistic waiting to happen.” The next thought was instantaneous: “standing desk!”
It was a little over a year ago that I had agreed to meet Fran for the first time. My heart was racing. My palms were sweaty. I had no clue what I was about to get myself into. “You can do this,” I thought to myself.
As a parent or expectant parent, the challenge of achieving a balance between work life and family life can feel daunting. The IQ Solutions Parents' Club allows parents to share tips and provides a sense of community with other coworkers.
The American Cancer Society recently published study findings, which found that women who spend more than 6 hours a day sitting have a 10 percent greater risk of getting cancer than those who sit for less than 3 hours a day.
To date, more than 140 IQ Solutions employees have engaged in this fun and illuminating StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment. As we move through the process of promoting the assessment to all IQ Solutions employees, we are also making strides to become a strengths-based organization.
How do you get named one of “Greater Washington’s Healthiest Employers”? We think our corporate health and wellness priorities have helped us win this award from the Washington Business Journal three times.