Take care of the health and mental well-being of your employees with techniques such as corporate wellness
Many are the companies that have the need to consider the health and welfare of their employees as a fundamental tool to retain, motivate and improve their working environment, as well as the productivity or efficiency of their human capital. On this basis, in recent years a new form of wellness called corporate wellness has emerged.
With the current dizzying pace of work, accustomed to constant change and events happening very quickly, this new mode has become important in many companies in our country.
The truth is that there is a clear growth on the interest on it. In 2014, it was estimated that only 32% of companies were considering this type of programs. Two years later, in 2016, this percentage had already reached 46%, and it is estimated that in 2020 it will exceed 55%. This factor demonstrates and highlights the boom that is taking place in our country and even throughout Europe.
What does the WHO say about Corporate Wellness?
It is vitally important to make it very clear that according to the WHO (World Health Organization) it has been proven that corporate wellness programs contribute directly to improving the economy of the company, reducing absenteeism by 27% and health care costs by 26%.
Key points and aspects that help us identify and define a corporate wellness programs
The responsibility for the implementation of corporate wellness depends, to a large extent, on the human resources departments.
Companies, with this type of programs, acquire a certain level of commitment to the well-being and health of their employees.
With corporate wellness, the mental and emotional health of employees is taken care of, resulting in a reduction of illnesses and, consequently, a decrease in the number of sick leaves and absenteeism.
It has been proven that it improves the work climate and increases the productivity of the workers, making the company much more competitive.
On the other hand, employees tend to show a higher level of commitment and involvement with the company, generating very positive synergies that redound and make their reputation grow in the eyes of public opinion.
Undoubtedly, corporate wellness is a discipline that can improve the pace, operation and welfare of your company’s workers, and that from O’live we think you should take into account.
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