Proactive Well-being

Seattle Human Resources believes in the power of proactive health for a thriving and resilient workforce. We are committed to an intentional approach that empowers individuals to take charge of their well-being.  

With the Proactive Well-being Initiative for 2024, we aim to: 

  • Embrace a whole-person holistic approach that contributes to personal and professional well-being for a vibrant workforce. 
  • Build a population of savvy healthcare consumers who maximize their benefits through preventive care, PCP relationships, early detections, and managing conditions.
  • Encourage engagement with benefits and programs – Advocacy and navigation support, Hinge Health, Mental Health Benefits, Expert Medical Opinion, learning resources, and more. 

Q2 April – June Proactive at Work Resources 

The second quarter's Proactive at Work theme emphasizes a growth mindset, work-life balance, workplace connections, and caring leadership. Check out the Q2 sneak peek video to see content you can expect April through June. Below is a collection of resources and programs available for you to explore your interests as you consider intentionality and forethought in the workplace.

Q2 Citywide Webinar Topics

Several webinars are hosted by Seattle Human Resources each month to support the Proactive well-being initiative. Q2 topics are listed below and you can find more on the full monthly benefits calendar. Many webinars and podcasts are recorded and accessible for on-demand viewing on the City of Seattle Benefits Vimeo page.

  • April 4 – Communication Skills at Work 
  • April 10 – Curiosity at Work 
  • April 17 – Compassionate Leadership
  • April 25 – Approaches to Decision Making 
  • May 7 – Career Development Strategies 
  • May 15 – 5 Bucket Principles 
  • May 16 – Assertive Communication
  • June TBD – EQ Making it Work for You 
  • June TBD – How to be an Inclusive Leader 

Career Development Hub

Cornerstone Learning

Reach Well-Being Activities

  • 2 Simple Ways to be Proactive at Work 
  • Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset
  • Continuous Learning at Work
  • Connect Your Specific Work to a Larger Project
  • Help Employees Feel Valued 
  • Talk to Your Manager About Your Development 

TedTalks – The Way We Work Series 

Other Resources 

Audio Learning - Well-being Podcasts 

Try Proactive Well-being content in a convenient, shorter format. You can listen FREE at your convenience. Podcasts range from 8-15 minutes and offer a new way to engage in this year’s well-being theme. 

Proactive Well-being Resources Hub 

Medical Plan Resources 

Reach Well-being Program* 

In coordination with the “Proactive Well-being” theme, a bundle of activities to support personal well-being is available on the Reach Well-being platform*. Engage in digital learning or complete proactive well-being activities to build new habits.  

*Available for members on the Most benefits plan 

Accolade Advocacy Services* – Prevention & Finding Care 

Accolade Health Assistants are a helpful resource in finding in-network care when you need it. Proactive health might mean scheduling your preventive screenings, making an appointment with a mental health provider or staying on top of your medications. Whatever it means for you, Accolade is available to make navigating healthcare easier. 

*Available for members on the Most benefits plan 

Human Resources

Kimberly Loving, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 5500, Seattle, WA , 98124
Mailing Address: PO Box 34028, Seattle, WA, 98124-4028
Phone: (206) 684-7999
Fax: (206) 684-4157

The Human Resources Department provides human resource services, tools, and expert assistance to departments, policy makers, employees, and the public so that the City of Seattle's diverse work force is deployed, supported, and managed fairly to accomplish the City's business goals.