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Arla improved employee wellbeing by boosting community spirit

Arla Oy is the Finnish part of Arla, one of the world’s largest dairy companies. Arla Finland offers consumers natural flavors from Finland and the world. The company is embarking on a journey towards a carbon-neutral future and is constantly bringing consumers new opportunities for sustainable choices. In Finland, Arla employs 400 people. More information about the company can be found at arla.fi. “We want to promote exercise and wellbeing for all. HeiaHeia and the ongoing Walk to the Moon...

New HeiaHeia is out – Better support for tracking your well-being and creating healthy habits

What is HeiaHeia? For a decade, HeiaHeia has encouraged well-being and exercise by making it more fun. Everything is based on peer support: the example of like-minded friends and colleagues inspires and encourages an active lifestyle. Your personal user account at HeiaHeia, which contains your wellness data and friendship connections, is a free service. In addition, we sell the popular HeiaHeia for Workplaces service to organizations of various sizes for managing effective and fun wellbeing programs. For organizations, HeiaHeia enables...

Year 2020 for HeiaHeia: Changes led to strong growth

The year 2020 will certainly be remembered for its challenges. The challenges were also felt at HeiaHeia, but as the sum of many factors, the year ended up being very positive for us. This special year was marked by the following highlights: In particular, we are grateful that a significant part of the growth has been based on referrals by our customers and users – The HeiaHeia team thanks for your trust! HeiaHeia became part of Habito Group In the spring of 2020, the...

ALSO employees exercise for charity

ALSO Finland Oy is Finland’s leading wholesaler in the ICT sector and a supplier of a full range of products and services. ALSO employs some 200 people in clerical and logistics positions. The company is part of the global ALSO Group, which has a total of 4,000 employees in more than 20 countries. At ALSO, supporting well-being is a planned activity In 2019, ALSO personnel chose four wellbeing themes for the company: Nutrition, Sleep, Exercise and Self-Management. These themes are...

Relax Gaming: eight offices, one wellbeing program

Relax Gaming is a B2B gaming solutions provider driving innovative solutions and offerings to the iGaming market. Relax rolled out HeiaHeia as their digital wellbeing platform in July 2020, kicking off with an activity challenge that engaged employees from different countries in a team contest. Since then, a number of initiatives have been launched on the HeiaHeia platform.  Anna Bärling, Group Office Manager at Relax, is a key member of the Relax Gaming team and has been inspiring her colleagues...

Hilti discovers a wellbeing solution for remote working

Founded in 1941 by Martin and Eugen Hilti in Liechtenstein, Hilti is a company that makes and designs leading-edge technology, software and services, which power the professional construction industry. Hilti is global, based in over 120 countries with nearly 30,000 employees. In the spring of 2020, Hilti explored new ways to support employee wellbeing as well as interaction at work and in their free time. The corona pandemic also created a growing need for such a solution.  HR Director Tiina...

Administer Group Wellbeing Program Connected Employees and Exceeded Expectations

Administer Group is one of the largest financial management services providers in Finland, with offices in Sweden and Estonia. Trusted by more than 4,000 clients, Administer is a group of 5 companies, 23 offices, and altogether some 650 professionals. The group decided to support the resilience and well-being of its staff despite the COVID19 situation. To achieve this, Administer deployed the HeiaHeia Pro platform. They also brought in the olympic-level alpine skiers of their partner, SkiSport Finland, as coaches to...

Product update: “Communities and Friends” page in HeiaHeia apps

Peer support from likeminded friends, colleagues, and family members is proven to improve the impact of any positive lifestyle changes. Positive peer support is also the key idea of HeiaHeia. As a part of continuous improvement to the service, we’ve just introduced a new “Communities and Friends” page to our mobile apps: The first part of the page shows, which HeiaHeia communities you belong to as well as ongoing campaigns in those communities (e.g. collecting steps, kilometres or wellbeing points...

Ten years of wellbeing boosted by peer support – findings from HeiaHeia’s anniversary survey

“It’s one of the most fun and useful apps that I use” More than 3,000 users from 34 countries participated in our 10-year user survey in March and April. We’re especially thankful for the thousands of greetings and stories we received from respondents about their journeys with HeiaHeia. Here are the highlights — in future posts, we’ll be doing deep dives into specific themes and segments of users. Digital wellbeing works for virtually anyone The survey confirms that HeiaHeia users...