The Benefits of Employee Wellness Programs
AIHR Learning Bite: The Benefits of Employee Wellness Programs
We live in a society where increasingly more people are conscious about their health and are actively trying to make healthier lifestyle choices. At the workplace specifically, employees who are committed to healthy lifestyles will want to work someplace where their lifestyle is supported, or better yet, facilitated through an employee wellness program.
Employee health and wellness doesn’t just have benefits for the workforce, it also has many advantages for employers and the overall organizational performance. This is quite intuitive if you think about it: keeping your employees happy and healthy is essential for your organization to perform well as a whole.
Surely, employers can benefit from aligning their interests with those of their employees. Employers benefit from employee wellness programs because these lead to increased employee health, wellbeing and morale, which in turn increase overall organizational performance.
Find out more in our in-depth article on employee wellness program.