And while this (maybe temporary) rise of remote working has amplified the importance of corporate wellness, it doesn't mean that it wasn't popular even before this new turn. Back in 2018, the global corporate wellness industry had a whopping $54 bn market value.
So with or without remote working, corporate wellness has become a must for businesses that value their employees' physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.
Let's look into this lifesaver during these "crying times" (borrowed from the queen of comedy Tina Fey) and beyond.
Corporate wellness comes in different forms. But, essentially, they all have the same endgame: the improvement of the employees' health and the company performance by granting physical, psychological, and social wellness.
We also recommend checking the guide about how corporate wellness programs help businesses.
Corporate wellness programs help businesses accomplish the goals set by the corporate wellness concept. There's a sea of programs out there ready to be explored: From health management and nutrition programs to stress management; from experience-oriented to interactive; from collective to individual; from office-bound to outside the workplace; from theoretical to practical.
So how on earth should you decide which type of program to choose? Easy as pie. Look inwards and study your company. Identify the main problems and try to find a program that provides solutions to these problems.
The advantages of corporate wellness programs are plenty. But here are three assets that every program should include:
Increased productivity through psychological health: At the very latest, since the World Health Organization (WHO) included burn-out in their International Classification of Diseases as an occupational phenomenon, it becomes undeniable that it can negatively impact employees' health and productivity. Wellness programs can help prevent such a condition through yoga or mindfulness exercises.
Now, if you're on board and ready to ride this wave of corporate wellness, here are the créme de la créme solutions this industry has to offer.
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inKin's wellness platform combines constructive competition with inspirational team spirit.
So putting our money where our mouth is, let's take a look at the perks inKin's wellness program has to offer:
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Sonic Boom isn't just a sound so loud it'll put the fear of God into you; it also happens to be a wellness program that'll "make daily health-habit improvement FUN." Their primary mission is to reach the "unreachables," a term coined by yours truly referring to those who have built up immunity against fitness and health-related activities over the years. Surely by now, in the midst of a pandemic, we've all been there.
It's a noble mission that comes with engaging challenges, customization options, fun and flexible incentives, and much more.
Sonic Boom offers three programs:
Head over to their site and request a demo to check the tool out for yourself.
Virgin Pulse is one of the leading corporate wellness programs out there.
They provide four different solutions—Homebase for Health, Wellbeing Engagement, Condition Management, and Benefits Navigation—each taking on goals ranging from team-wide competitions and (chronic) condition management to increased benefit awareness and management.
If you want to find out more about this mobile-first solution, you can "request more information," which you'll receive via email. A free trial is, as of now, not available.
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