Employees are the most valuable assets to your company. By providing workers with a Wellness program, companies are improving well being and job satisfaction, as well as raising retention rates. The welfare of employees has a direct impact on the success of the company.
So why should you, as an employer, take advantage of a workplace wellness program? HePublished by Tilt on 22 September, 2014
Unhealthy lifestyles are causing a significant proportion of the U.S. workforce to become chronically ill. Sedentary lifestyles, poor nutritional choices, tobacco use and excessive alcohol use have all been identified as contributors to chronic illnesses among workers. Chronic illness has become a major burden on both society and the workplace due to health care costs, absenteeism, and reduced employee productivity when at work.
Corporate wellness programs do more than just promote healthy lifestyles among employees. Aside from providing positive reinforcement to get in shape, they also boost the company's bottom line. Back in the day, employers used to do small things to encourage employee health like hanging motivational posters or encouraging employees to take the stairs instead of the elevator. Today, companies are shelling out significant sums of money for wellness programs because they really do work. The initial investment ends up paying for itself and then some over the long haul. According to a survey conducted by Fidelity Investments and the National ...