It's quintessential to adapt to the changing dynamics of the challenging time. Our method and place of work have demanded a revisit in terms of approach, model and policies. People want to be appreciated, but they wish for organisations to realise the overall need, including well-being as primary factors.
The business case for investing in well-being is fairly straightforward, where the impact is directly on the employees and therefore business outcomes significantly, believes Vidya Lakshmi, Head HR, Wells Fargo India & Philippines.
Mental well-being has been under the spotlight all year, but it is just one of the major trends in corporate wellness. Next to it are changes in how wellness is delivered, and changes in how wellness is even viewed at a strategic level by organisations.
A new trend called "returnism" is taking a toll on the mental and emotional health of employees working on site. Most workers say they have reached a "breaking point" and would rather be placed in lockdown yet again.
Building a culture of ‘thriving well-being’ involves much more than a wellness program, says bestselling author Dr Jim Harter. In this exclusive interview, he walks us through the current corporate benefits landscape and why some initiatives fail.