June is Employee Well-being Month, and that means employers are taking a hard look at the health and happiness of their employees -- and what they can do to improve it. That makes sense: Much of the conversation on employee health these days focuses on wellness programs and how to make them work for employees.
But, instead of sinking more time and money into several wellness programs that may not catch fire, perhaps employers should consider the simple, proven solution sitting right in front of them: employee benefits.
Consider an interesting finding from a survey conducted by #HRWins and my company, Namely: Specifically, 54.3 percent of employees and HR professionals working for companies with fewer than 5,000 employees said they chose core benefits like health insurance as the perk or benefit they felt contributed most to their feelings of engagement....
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