Does your workplace offer a wellness program? Do you participate? Would you want more pay, more benefits or different benefits than you are offered?
From LinkedIn, #workplacewellness
A pay raise or great perks and benefits?
Are free food, fitness plans and mental health support becoming the way of the future at work? Office wellness programs have burgeoned into a $6.8 billion industry over the past few years, largely based on the promise of reduced employer healthcare costs. As of 2016, 76% of employers had a wellness program. But multiple studies by nonprofit think tank RAND Corp. show that employers typically end up spending more on these programs than they do on health care. So why do employers continue to buy in? Beyond the perceived dollars saved, wellness programs are thought to boost employee productivity and attract new talent. • Join the conversation — What are the most important benefits to you? And what do employees want more: a pay raise or great perks and benefits?