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Employee Wellness: Save Money, Reduce Employee Stress

Written by LeAnn Thieman, CSP, October 4th, 2016

Today, 78% of employers think stress is an issue among their employees, manifested in lower engagement, increased absence, lower productivity, and low participation and success rates in employee wellness programs.employee-wellness-stress

Employers are realizing it saves money when they reduce employee stress, offering programs to determine root causes of stress, and providing tools to help them be more resilient.

Highly resilient workers report 46% less stress. Twice as many employees with low resilience reported one to three absences in the past month than those with high resiliency. Individuals with low resilience are twice as likely quit in six months. Those with high resiliency are four times more highly satisfied with their jobs. Employees with low resilience are more than twice as likely to be overweight.

To learn how to an employee wellness program can create happier, less stressed, more engaged employees with higher productivity, lower healthcare costs, and less absenteeism, visit SelfCare for HealthCareContact me today to discuss implementing this powerful program at your facility.

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