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Limeade Joins Microsoft Efforts to Assist Employees Thrive in the Ever Evolving World of Work

HR Tech Outlook | Tuesday, August 03, 2021

Limeade technology delivers recommendations to assist individuals to enhance their wellbeing and rapidly identify the suitable company benefits and resources by leveraging tailored interventions and powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI).

FREMONT, CA: Limeade announced new partnership with Microsoft Viva, an employee experience platform that combines communications, information, learning, resources, and insights.Limeade science-based wellbeing content and activities are integrated directly into the workflow and Microsoft Viva Connections due to this cooperation, providing peers, supervisors, and leaders with the tools and resources they need to care for themselves and each other.

Limeade technology delivers recommendations to assist individuals to enhance their wellbeing and rapidly identify the suitable company benefits and resources by leveraging tailored interventions and powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI). Limeade tailored activities such as workout challenges, manager assistance toolkits, workplace inclusion lectures, social connections, and more will now be available to Microsoft Viva customers.

"The world of work has forever changed. Given everything we've been through the past year and a half, it's time to reset how we approach the employee experience," said Henry Albrecht, Limeade CEO. "Limeade is aligned with Microsoft in recognizing that wellbeing is at the heart of a healthy employee experience. It can't be something that's neglected or left for the end of a busy and stressful day. It's time we leverage the power of technology to be intentional about taking better care of ourselves and others — in the natural course of our day-to-day interactions."

According to Microsoft's Work Trend Index for 2021, one out of every five global survey respondents believes their company is unconcerned about their work-life balance. However, Overwork is a problem for 54 percent of people, and exhaustion is a problem for 39 percent, indicating a need for more excellent wellbeing resources. Users will get better equipped to prioritize wellbeing from their mobile phones and computers thanks to the addition of care to the Microsoft Viva platform.The employee who feels cared by their employer are four times less likely to suffer from burnout and stress, two times more likely to be engaged at work, and nine times more likely to stay at the company for three or more years Limeade Institute research.

"Limeade brings 15 years of insights and innovation — from wellbeing surveys, fitness trackers, biometrics and more — to promote personalized, in-the-moment wellbeing experiences into the flow of work," said Seth Patton, General Manager, Microsoft 365 Next Gen Productivity & Employee Experience at Microsoft. "This collaboration further helps Microsoft customers get moving and connect to relevant company benefits to reduce burnout and boost energy."

In the fall, Microsoft Viva users will be able to access the latest Limeade integration

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