There are plenty of reasons to implement a Workplace Wellness Program at your office. Take a look at some of the statistics and what the stats say the considerable need of a Workplace Wellness Program:
*Resource: Chamber of Commerce of the US “Winning with Wellness”
** The Institute for Healthcare Consumerism
*** Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
“Since professionals spend so much of their time at work, health and wellness programs aren’t just a nice to have — they are becoming a key factor in employee job satisfaction and wellbeing,” said Brandi Britton, district president, OfficeTeam in a statement. “Not offering these benefits can put a company at a disadvantage when it comes to staff recruitment and retention.”
Progressive businesses are taking a holistic approach to employment, not just targeting performance reviews, but cultivating an environment that promotes healthy living, inspires creativity and collaboration, reduces employee stress and sick days, and encourages an engaged and happier workforce.
The emphasis on employee wellness is paying off. According to Harvard Business Review, on average, employers who invest in health and wellness saw savings of $6 in healthcare for every dollar invested. Companies like Johnson and Johnson saved $250 million on health care costs over the past decade; from 2002 to 2008.
The culture is changing in American businesses to taking better care of their employees wellbeing which in turn is better for the business’ bottom line.
More companies include Workplace Wellness Programs in their employee benefits package today. The benefits are showing up in improved financial numbers and employee wellbeing.
SnackNation reports that “there are many more than 45 companies in America that emphasize corporate wellness as key to overall success. However, the companies with these top 45 successful corporate wellness programs go above and beyond the basic requirements to keep their employees happy and healthy”.
These companies live and breathe the five basic tenants of a successful corporate wellness program, as laid out by Fortune Magazine. The companies on this list:
Some of the companies that are on the list are:
Let Insight Wellness Works help you make a positive connection between healthy employees and company performance with a Workplace Wellness Program for your employees.
Insight Wellness Works is based in St. Petersburg, Florida and has been serving employers in Tampa Bay and its surrounding cities since 2010. We have a large team of credentialed wellness professionals offering a variety of workplace wellness services that focus on health promotion and disease prevention. We change lives and transform the culture of health in workplaces. Contact us today at 727-742-9137 to discuss how we can help your business and employees achieve wellness goals.