Workplace wellbeing and engagement programs are evolving rapidly, and the past year has been one of tremendous innovation. Around the globe, organizations are adopting new and advanced employee wellbeing programs in greater numbers. A recent study of global employers by Buck Consultants found that 74 percent of companies consider wellbeing to be a key element of their employee value proposition. As with any advancing industry, it's important for us to look ahead to the future of workplace wellbeing. This will ensure we're ready to embrace change and adopt the best practices on behalf of employees.

We may not have a crystal ball, but we can rely on the next best thing: The Virgin Pulse Science Advisory Board, a group of international scholars and researchers in the fields of behavior change and workplace health. With expertise in topics including occupational health, social psychology, global wellbeing, and behavioral economics, these scientists are at the forefront of the industry, and have keen insight into the future of workplace wellbeing. Read on for their wellbeing predictions for 2017 and beyond.

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