Most Company Wellness Programs Are A Bust | Fierce

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This week’s Fierce resource was originally published on and identifies time-off as a key contributor for increased productivity, enhanced engagement, and improved well-being.

Most Company Wellness Programs Are a Bust found that by creating a culture that encourages general well-being, organizations gain a competitive edge. Managers need to shift their focus to seeing employee well-being as an end in itself, instead of a means to an end.

Time-off is something we all talk about, but rarely use. What’s stopping you from taking your dream vacation?

“Managers account for at least 70% of variance in employee engagement scores across business units. At your company, do your managers carve out time to take vacation, go to the gym or attend their children’s school events? If managers don’t do these sorts of things, employees will feel they can’t either.”

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