02 Nov 2018
Any savvy business owner knows that their people are their most valuable asset. Regardless of the size of your business and the nature of your industry, if your staff aren’t happy, healthy and engaged the they’re not going to be able to perform at their best.
Study after study has shown that corporate wellness programs that promote healthy habits deliver benefits for both employers and employees alike.
If you really want to help your business achieve at its highest possible level then you really need to get out of the old school mindset that views wellness as “soft” and unnecessary.
You only have to look a little bit deeper to see that there are some definite, tangible benefits to corporate wellness programs that make them well worth the investment.
Whether it’s onsite massage, yoga, exercise programs, or advice on health issues like nutrition and healthy sleep patterns, anything that you can do to make your staff a happier, healthier bunch will end up being a bonus for your bottom line.
Higher Levels Of Productivity
It might sound obvious when you say it, but it’s surprising how few companies make the link between active, healthy employees and productivity.
Research has shown a positive link between physical activity and cognitive benefits like memory and focus.
Educating and encouraging your workforce and encouraging them to adopt healthier lifestyle habits can also help to boost their productivity.
Any way you look at it, any investment in this area is guaranteed to more than pay itself back in the form of happier clients/customers and a healthy boost to your bottom line.
Healthier, Happier Employees
Corporate wellness programs should be designed to improve the physical and mental wellbeing of your employees.
Healthier staff members require less sick leave and are more likely to contribute positively to the workplace as a whole.
Over the course of an employees working life with the company, these little differences really add up to something quite significant.
Happy employees are also far less likely to move on in search of better working conditions elsewhere.
This can help to drastically reduce staff turnover rates and the recruitment, training and productivity loss costs associated with it.
They say you can’t put a price on your health, but you definitely can put one having a healthy, thriving workforce at your disposal.
If you’re looking for more advice on corporate wellness programs then get in touch with us today!
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