Good news: Wellness programs aren’t just for lowering healthcare costs anymore.
They help boost retention and presenteeism, too.
Forty-five percent of employees said they stay at their jobs because of the wellness benefits their employers offer, found a recent survey by the Principal Financial Group.
What do employee like most about wellness programs?
- On-site fitness facilities (27%)
- Fitness center discounts (23%), and
- Weight-management programs (19%).
Another reason employers may want to consider jumping on the wellness bandwagon: 26% of employees say they miss fewer days of work when they participate.