Corporate Wellness is a holistic strategy that encourages workplaces to make healthier and better life choices. It seeks to fulfill them physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. One can say a lot of things about how a company works with how much they value well-being of their employees.
A growing number of workplaces are recognizing the significance of corporate wellness. According to the Workplace Health in America 2017 survey, nearly half or 46.1% of worksites in the United States offer some form of a wellness program. Why should we promote corporate wellness in our workplaces? Here are 10 reasons why:
Healthier employees mean higher levels of productivity
Less likelihood of diseases and health risks
Reduced employee absenteeism
Cuts healthcare expenses and productivity losses
Sustains high morale and job satisfaction in the workplace
Higher employee retention
Builds engagement around employees and encourages collaboration
Forges better relationships with both colleagues and executives
Promotes creativity and mindfulness
Better mental health and reduces stress
Many wellness programs are getting more diverse and flexible as times change. Workplaces also provide their staff wellness program options and incentives for participation. What are your creative ways to implement corporate wellness programs in your workplace?
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