Sunday, December 18, 2016
Sunday, December 11, 2016
Companies trying to increase productivity should offer their employees more wellness programs, a new study finds.
Workers who ate healthful meals and exercised on a regular basis had better job performance and lower absenteeism, research from the (HERO), Brigham Young University and the shows.
Employees who eat healthy all day long were 25 percent more likely to have higher job performance, the study found, while those who eat five or more servings of fruit and vegetables at least four times a week were 20 percent more likely to be more productive.
In addition, employees who , three times a week, were 15 percent more likely to have higher job performance.
Overall, absenteeism was 27 percent lower for those workers who ate healthy and regularly exercised and that their job performance was 11 percent higher than their peers who were obese, the study found.Overweight workers experienced lower job performance and higher absenteeism, compared to those employees who suffer from depression and other chronic diseases or conditions.
Your partner in health,
Sunday, December 4, 2016
Employee wellness programs have become a staple in many corporations as a way to attract top talent, keep them happy and productive, and decrease employee turnover. In fact, 80% of employees at companies with robust health and wellness programs feel engaged and cared for by their employers.
The key to having a successful corporate wellness program is encouraging overall wellbeing while still keeping it fun (see #57 for a perfect example). If you can’t get your team engaged then your wellness program ideas will quickly lose steam. So make your initiatives fun, try new ideas and see what your team values the most.
A lot of the wellness ideas listed here are ones we’ve used ourselves and have seen the benefits firsthand. Many others were contributed to us from awesome companies that know how to take care of their teams.
Below is a list of 121 employee wellness program ideas that you can easily implement at your office.
Source: 121 Proven Employee Wellness Program Ideas For Your Office
Your partner in health,
Cindy Cohen RN, BS BA
Certified Health Coach
Nominated for Top 100 Health Promotion Specialists
C2 Your Health LLC
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