SOURCE: Virgin Pulse, Inc.

Virgin Pulse

November 09, 2016 09:30 ET

Virgin Pulse Wins Employee Engagement Award at 2016 InfluenceHR Awards

FRAMINGHAM, MA--(Marketwired - November 09, 2016) - Virgin Pulse, the leading global provider of employee wellbeing software that drives culture and productivity, proudly announces its recognition as an InfluenceHR Brand Power Award winner in the Employee Engagement category. The InfluenceHR awards, presented last month in Chicago by The Starr Conspiracy, honor the strongest HR Technology brands.

The InfluenceHR Brand Power Awards recognize the highest level of brand awareness, message focus, market position, and competitive strength. Recipients are selected based on quantitative and qualitative research used by The Starr Conspiracy Intelligence Unit to produce its Vendor Brandscape Reports™. Top industry brands are awarded in the following categories: Engagement, Talent Acquisition, Learning Technology, HCM, Benefits and Rewards, and Hot Startups.

"Employee engagement is critical to business success, and Virgin Pulse's solutions have been designed to drive both individual and organizational outcomes," said Chris Boyce, CEO, Virgin Pulse. "When businesses have healthy, engaged employees, organizational health improves significantly. Companies see greater productivity, stronger recruitment and retention, improved collaboration and culture, lower healthcare and worker's compensation claims, and even higher profitability. Investment in workplace wellbeing is growing globally -- beyond being the right thing to do, ensuring employee wellbeing is the most impactful way to create a high-performing workforce that drives business results. We're proud to be leading the employee engagement market, and thrilled to be recognized by InfluenceHR for leading in this area."

Virgin Pulse offers the only suite of employee wellbeing and engagement solutions designed to support organizations across their entire wellbeing journey, from traditional, outcomes-based wellness to fully integrated wellbeing that encompasses the whole employee, including mental, physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. Built on Virgin Pulse's flexible platform, the company's culture-first solutions are designed to help organizations build engaged, high-performing workplace cultures that drive meaningful business results. In addition to Starr Conspiracy's InfluenceHR Brand Power award, the company was also named Best Employee Engagement Platform by TMT News 2016 Technology Awards. For more information on how HR technology supports employee engagement, download the HR Technology Field Guide. To learn more about Virgin Pulse's suite of wellbeing solutions for driving engagement and critical business outcomes, visit www.virginpulse.com.

"It's become clear that workplace wellbeing is a powerful, effective pathway to maximized employee engagement," said Steve Smith, Partner and Chief of The Starr Conspiracy Intelligence Unit. "Virgin Pulse's user-centric, mobile-first solutions have the highest daily engagement rates in the industry, a clear testament to the power of their programs, tools, and resources to help employees be their best, in and out of the office. They were a clear choice for this year's Employee Engagement Award."

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About Virgin Pulse
Virgin Pulse, the leading provider of technology solutions that promote employee engagement and wellbeing and part of Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group, helps employers create workforces that are happier, healthier and ultimately more productive. The company's modern, mobile first platform delivers a personalized user experience that utilizes gamification to engage users in building habits that inspire meaningful and measurable change across individuals and the businesses they serve. By helping employees thrive at work and in all aspects of life, Virgin Pulse is helping change lives and businesses around the world for good. More than 2,500 global organizations representing many of the Fortune 500 and Best Places to Work, have selected Virgin Pulse's solutions to engage their workforces and drive their businesses forward.

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