Wellness at work is key to retaining and motivating your staff. We’ve realised this is a key addition to our recruitment services to help clients. We have collaborated with @freshfitness to produce our top 5 tips to basic work wellness.
The health and fitness industry now boasts nearly 7000 gyms across the UK, a figure that continues to rise year on year. That means that outside of work, employees are more conscious of their physical fitness than ever. But what are employers doing to ensure that employee health is safeguarded during the 9-5? One simple method of counteracting the pitfalls of a sedentary lifestyle and potentially improving worker performance, is the promotion of deskercise – movement carried out in and around an employee’s workspace. Whilst this won’t totally negate the impact of 8 hours spent perching on your derriere, it’s a step in the right direction. Try recommending the following:
Emphasis on hydration
A massively easy win for employers is to promote hydration levels amongst staff. That doesn’t mean having endless buckets of coffee or tea. It means regular water intake. We all know the reasons why – energising, healthy, good skin etc – but is your company doing enough to ensure workers keep their O2 levels topped up?