“Employee wellbeing” is a business metric on the rise, according to a 2017 report released by Virgin Pulse (in partnership with Workforce.
Drawing on survey results collected from more than 600 HR professionals across many industries, the report authors found that 78 percent of their respondents rated employee wellbeing as “a key component of their business strategy.” Why? According to 97 percent of the respondents, it’s because they found that that employee wellbeing had a positive impact on employee engagement–and solid employee engagement is increasingly the difference between prospering and floundering:
“In 2017, organizations that put employee health and wellbeing at the core of their workplace cultures will continue to enjoy a significant competitive advantage in terms of higher employee engagement, increased productivity and stronger business performance.”
Subsequently, 87 percent of the organizations surveyed were planning to deepen their investment in employee wellbeing. The report’s forecast: “We expect the focus on employee wellbeing to shift from optional, nice-to-have programs, to mandatory, mission-critical business investments.”
HotLogic Managing Director, Jake Wisner, is pleased to see the rest of the business world finally catching up. “We’ve always known that employee wellbeing is key to a successful and ethical business. We pride ourselves on hiring people who are passionate about other people, that are selfless individuals. It would be fundamentally wrong not to make taking care of them a top priority. We’re pleased to work with customers who similarly make their employee’s quality-of-life a top priority.”Tags: corporate, culture, employee, employees, engagement, quality, wellbeing, wellness