The simplest company-wide programs make employees feel appreciated and secure. Most of us experience lightness & joy when our environment is positive and healthy.
Engaged employees often times find more fulfillment in the work that they do and the environment that they work in.
More than 60% of employees experience some form of anxiety on a daily basis. Programs that are designed to de-stress and induce calm in the workplace, lead to increased employee performance, retention and productivity.
Wellness programs help to improve communication, strengthen social bonds, cultivate critical thinking, resolve conflicts, and achieve greater company-wide success and connection in all of employee relationships.
Harvard found that for every dollar spent on employee wellness, absenteeism drops $2.73 and medical costs are lowered by $3.27, a 6-1 return on investment.
Employees who feel safe, happy and healthy are less likely to take excessive time off. Sick days are often the result of burnout, excessive stress and poor health management. Wellness programs focus on these areas, and the direct outcomes are boosts in attendance, performance and productivity.
Companies with highly-publicized wellness programs rank as the best places to work. Happy employees rarely leave their companies. Top candidates are attracted to workplaces that value and invest in the well-being of their employees.