Why your organisation needs to prioritise employee wellness now more than ever

Home | Insights | Employers and Hiring Practice | Why your organisation needs to prioritise employee wellness now more than ever

The COVID-19 pandemic will have a long-lasting impact on working lives, with many employees having to navigate new ways of working or downshift their careers, as well as adapt to changing circumstances in their personal lives.

As businesses strive to meet the challenges posed by a global pandemic and a serious economic crisis, employee wellness has never been more important to address. If you want to improve retention, lower rates of absenteeism, increase performance and create a collaborative and rewarding working environment, you must prioritise the health and wellbeing of your workforce.

Here are some of the key benefits of cultivating a wellbeing culture:

A quality employee wellness programme could include:

If you are interested in learning more about the innovative benefits organisations are currently offering, order a copy of our 2023 salary and benefits review here.

Click here to view the UAE organisations that are driving wellbeing in the workplace.

How to build an effective employee wellness programme

To drive your mental health and wellbeing strategy forward, there are several steps you need to take:

In building an effective employee wellness programme, you are demonstrating your company’s commitment to taking care of its people, and if you take care of your people, your business will thrive. We hope that this post will help you to jump-start your employee wellness initiative and ensure your employees stay healthy, happy, and productive.

If you’re interested in talking to our team about how we could help you develop a winning employee wellness strategy, or how we could help you meet your staffing needs this year, we’d love to hear from you. Contact us here.

Author Zahra Clark Tiger Recruitment Team

Sign up for the latest workplace insights.

Are you: