Did you know that 61% of employees are more likely to accept a job with a new employer — and 59% are likely to remain loyal to their current employer — if health and wellbeing benefits are offered? What’s more, 55% have left jobs in the past because they found better benefits or perks elsewhere. Since your employee recruiting, retention, and engagement efforts depend on a winning workforce wellbeing program, you need to know what top talent expects in a solution — and where your program might fall short. Let’s go!
They need to know that their health and happiness matter to you — that their wellbeing benefits are your way of saying, “We care.”
They want to enjoy into a range of nutrition, exercise, sleep, mindfulness, and financial wellbeing resources to help them address whatever they need today, tomorrow, the next day...
3. 24/7 Access
Employees are “connected” consumers who expect to tap into their digital content on any device, any time, any place: at work, home, or while on-the-go.
Wellbeing is personal — people want to make it their own. They want you to factor in their feedback while designing their program.
5. HD Videos
People love streaming video: not only is it entertaining, but it’s a great way to learn and engage with their wellbeing program.
Employees want a benefits interface that “knows” them and delivers information and content based on their preferences, engagement hitstory, and goals.
Creating healthy habits takes time, and people need ongoing encouragement to take small steps towards big change. Think gamification, incentives, and friendly competition.
8. Social Support
People need people for support, new ideas, and inspiration — and communities built around wellbeing help shape healthy, share-worthy experiences.
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9. Professional Guidance
Employees who want sound advice and great results want to learn from those in-the-know and get instruction and tips from subject-matter experts.
If making healthy choices and building new habits isn’t enjoyable and rewarding, how can anyone stick to a program?
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Is your program meeting your employees’ expectations? Check out the Infographic: The 5 Pillars of an Effective Employee Wellbeing Solution to learn more about what it takes to inspire and engage employees through improved health and wellbeing.