Many companies are redesigning their wellness initiatives to broaden their appeal. But you can do more than fix a few wrinkles—reveal a new-look program by renewing your commitment to communication. Early wellness programs were anchored in fitness centers with a couple of exercise bikes that attracted the already healthy, but today’s wellness programs are designed…
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For purposes of workplace wellness programs, many employers lump employees together into a single group, providing everyone with the same wellness and benefit communications. After all, people who work for the same company have a lot in common, right?
Maybe, but most likely not – particularly when it comes to health and wellness information needs. Each employee has his or her own health habits, challenges, goals, frustrations, and motivations. For example, first-time mom Amy in accounting wants and needs different information than, say, Sam, the soon-to-retire sales manager.
Energy, enthusiasm, and camaraderie fuel a high-performance wellness program, but you need to have the right people with the right directions in the driver’s seat. Here’s the WHO, WHAT, WHERE, WHY and HOW to forming an employee wellness committee that will inject passion, teamwork, and, best of all, FUN into your wellness program.
Quick Summary: Knowing what your employees think about wellness and health enables you to more effectively plan and implement a wellness program.