It’s no secret that workplace wellness programs are rapidly moving from an extra to an essential for growing businesses. As an industry, wellness is expected to continue growing exponentially in the next several years, surpassing other common benefits such as professional and career development, flexible work schedules, retirement, and family-friendly policies. As wellness programs become more common, employees are seeking employers who offer them as a benefit.
If you’re considering implementing a wellness program for your company, it’s important to gain early and consistent support from the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and CFO (Chief Financial Officer) to ensure long-term success for your program. Executive leaders don’t just “sign the dotted line” to get a wellness program started, they’re also influential as champions of the program. You need to get their support to:
- Demonstrate an investment in employee health
- Empower other workplace leaders to share the vision
- Encourage employees to participate
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