Workplace wellness programs are a hot topic and for good reason. Increasingly, employers acknowledge their role in promoting or negatively impacting their workers’ health.
Because many people spend half their time at work, the culture companies create determines their employees’ well-being. Of course, healthy and productive workers are crucial to the success of the business. In fact, this awareness has led to the growth of workplace programs that address employees’ wellness needs.
While workplace wellness programs require an investment, they have consistently shown worthwhile returns. (1) The trick to success is investing in programs employees will actually take advantage of. In addition, it’s not uncommon for a full 60% of employees to be non-participants in the wellness opportunities available at work. (2)
To get everyone involved, it’s essential to meet employees where they are at and provide wellness choices relevant to their needs.