How Can an Employee Wellness Program Impact Your Bottom Line?

Posted by Abena Osei-Kwabena on April 18, 2017

Employers are increasingly focused on the well-being of their employees and continue to introduce wellness programs that address physical, sentimental, social, rational and financial health issues to assist employees in improving both their work and home life.

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Topics: holistic, bottom line, profit, wellness, long-term, commitment

The Corporate Benefits of Employees Who Sleep

Posted by Abena Osei-Kwabena on April 11, 2017

According to the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) conducted in the U.S., less than 40% of adults are getting enough sleep. To be productive, adults are recommended to sleep for a minimum of 7 hours on average per night. Being deficient in sleep is costing companies $63 million in lost efficiency.

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Topics: Corporate Wellness, nap, productivity, culture, sleep, national health interview survey, performance, quality of work

Employers Turn to Workplace Wellness to Help Reduce Health Care Costs

Posted by Trista Chan on April 4, 2017

Employees are the assets of any organization, and to sustain these assets and benefit from their long term service, it’s vital to maintain their wellbeing. With the increase in awareness around living a healthy lifestyle, many employers now offer workplace wellness programs to their employees. These programs help in reducing healthcare costs and providing long term benefits to employees and their families. These programs also provide knowledge on eating a healthy diet, the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, regular exercise and leading a happy and healthy life.

According to the reports of the Society for Human Resource Management, more than 70% of employers offer wellness programs to their employees, which is almost a 10-15% increase compared to previous years.

It’s expected that everyone, during some stage of their life will face some sort of health issue, whether it be due to an unhealthy diet, sleep deprivation, alcohol, or hereditary causes.  So by utilising the benefits from wellness programs employees can make positive changes in their health and overall productivity by reducing absenteeism, stress and increasing their performance and efficiency.


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Topics: roi, Employee Engagement, HR, Best Practice, workplace, Corporate Wellness, prevention