As American Heart Month wraps up and we see fewer #GoRedForWomen and #GoRedSelfie tweets, will interest in women’s heart health fade until next February? Workplace wellness and HR pros can make sure it doesn’t — by moving beyond “wear red” promotions and heart-smart vending options to make big strides toward a heart-friendly work environment year-round.
Recent news items underscore the influence of stress and how meeting dynamics play a role in job stress. Together, they point to a need for employers to understand and address:
There are multiple paths to wellness program success, but in our work with hundreds of managers over the years some recurring themes in their approach have appeared. Though not universal or all-inclusive, here’s what we see often:
We make our living selling award-winning online wellness campaigns and have developed a successful formula for attracting new participants and keeping them involved. Our ultimate goal is to keep them engaged long enough to experience the benefit, then maintain the behavior change on their own — with a booster shot now and then.
Here’s a checklist for designing (or purchasing) your next campaign: