Wellness and Engagement Go Hand-in-Hand

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August 15, 2012 — 1,528 views  
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One of the biggest challenges in the workplace is motivation. From a managerial standpoint, how do you encourage your employees to embrace their responsibilities and perform to the best of their ability? Employee engagement, health and wellness always go hand-in-hand, so be sure to maximize productivity with the following strategies.

If you are a benefits professional, employee health plans are going to be at the forefront of your mind. A happy worker is someone who is secure in their future - therefore, you need to make sure every employee has full access to the health benefits available to them. This way, they won't stress out when an unexpected dental bill comes in the mail - they will already know that their coverage plan can front the cost.

Successful employee engagement is often based upon open communication, so impose a revolving-door policy in your human resources department. If anyone has any questions on benefits, salary negotiation or insurance coverage, they should be able to reach out directly to either you or a member of your staff. Conversely, be sure to broadcast any important changes to company policy as soon as possible so that employees will remain up-to-date on critical information.

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