Here are 25 ways to help you get there, gleaned from employee feedback from the 2009 and 2010 Top Workplaces Where Employees Thrive award winners. (As part of the Thrive Awards selection process, employees are surveyed on a variety of aspects about their workplaces, including practices that help them be productive and well—at home and at work).
Do you sacrifice wellness for productivity? According to the Towers Watson 2009/2010 North American Staying@Work report, this shouldn’t be an either-or proposition. The report notes the link between healthy and productive employees goes beyond the physical and mental health of individuals to creating a healthy work environment. And the most effective health and productivity organizations are more likely than other organizations to score highly in the areas of rewards, organizational leadership and effective communication, which contribute to overall employee effectiveness.