- Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles®
- Emotional Health
- Financial Security
- Job Satisfaction
- Physical Health
- Health Assessment/ Biometric Screening
- Healthy Dining
- Physical Activity
- Preventive Services
- Tobacco and Tobacco Cessation
- Weight Management
- Wellness Champions
- Social Connectedness
Leading employers are changing their focus from offering benefits and programs centered on improving employees' physical health to deploying holistic well-being strategies whose purpose is to enhance all the various facets of employees' lives. This shift is taking place as evidence mounts that physical health is only one of a number of factors contributing to outcomes valued by employers. These outcomes include, but are not limited to:
- Improved health;
- Greater productivity;
- Higher performance;
- Decreased health care costs; and
- A lower turnover rate.
A full summary of the value proposition for developing a well-being strategy can be found in the issue brief, Seeing the Bigger Picture: Beyond Wellness to Well-being.
Many things can contribute to well-being; those within the control of a large employer and that have a direct line of evidence to well-being, include:
Employers can leverage the research on the aforementioned factors in order to implement or elevate benefits, programs and policies that seek improve employees' lives.