.A good nap always leaves one feeling completely refreshed. with 90 minutes for lunch, the work team members have enough time to play a sport, hit the gym, or to head home for a healthy homemade lunch.
It’s not science fiction or the golden dream of a lazy worker. Many innnovates companies worldwide are using their conference or break rooms to provide well-being to their employees and thus achieve more active workers and probably an increase in productivity.
In Vancouver, Canada, tech startup, Mobify, offers their team members yoga classes twice per week, which, weather permitting, is moved to their rooftop boasting stunning views of Vancouver’s ocean and mountains.
Companies like Google and Boeing offer paramedical services, like massage therapy, to their team members while they’re at work. Google employs a massage program manager, as just one of 35 massage therapists employed in their United States offices.
Reebok established “core” business hours. Meetings aren’t held before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m., and employees set their work schedules around those hours according to personal preference.
Fitness at job
Experts think that signs of a top-notch employer will be a workplace wellness program. They say that all businesses can benefit from some sort of wellness program.
The fitness centre could be one part of a company’s “Living Well” program.
Studies have shown that successfully adopting a culture that promotes health and wellness can help companies reduce health-care costs. Also to cut absentee rates and perhaps attract top talent.
A specialized analysis affirms that a disease management component in a big international company generated savings of $136 per member every month.
These driven largely by a 30 percent reduction in employees’ hospital admissions.
in a Gallup poll that collected data from more than 195,000 U.S. employees, respondents listed work-life balance and better personal well-being as the second-most-important factor when considering a new job. Even over increased income.
Better wellness, better job
At least half of all U.S. employers with about 50 employees provide some type of wellness program for their workforce, according to the nationwide survey conducted by Rand, though they range widely in scope.
In addition to offering disease management and fitness opportunities, some programs include clinical screenings, fitness opportunities and weight-management help; others provide just one or two wellness-related initiatives, such as the occasional health fair.
Some companies see adjustable (or lift) desks, which allow employees to stand all or a portion of the workday, as part of the solution, although there have been conflicting studies on their benefit.
For the sake of wellness innovative companies like Zappos, Facebook, and Asana provide specialized nap rooms for employees looking to catch some after lunch Z’s.
Due to the flexible work schedules employees can catch a quick nap and return to their projects with renewed energy.