Workforce Magazine recently talked to Karlyn Byham, benefits director for our customer of six years, Bloodworks Northwest, to discuss best practices of a successful wellness program. She shared insights on program engagement and the importance of cultural relevancy, strong marketing communications, fun and engaging challenges and meaningful incentives.
Karlyn’s advice: “Make sure [your engagement program] fits with your cultural and organization objectives.”
Ninety percent of eligible Bloodworks Northwest employees participate in Thrive – a program that goes way beyond physical health. Through fun, easy-to-track challenges, Thrive addresses emotional health, fitness, volunteer opportunities, diversity and inclusion committees and so much more.
Check out the interview below to learn how Bloodworks Northwest drives ROI through wellness:
Despite the pandemic, Gallup reports a sharp drop in the percentage of employees who strongly agree that their employer cares about their overall wellbeing. Check out this guide on how to reduce employee attrition with a well-being program.