Healthy Employees, Healthy Business

Healthy Employees, Healthy Business

Easy, Affordable Ways to Promote Workplace Wellness

Book - 2012
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Nolo Press
Money-saving steps to improve employee health and productivity -- and your bottom line

As health care costs skyrocket, small business owners are increasingly concerned about the impact they're likely to have on company profits. Employee illness, chronic poor health, low job satisfaction, and high turnover lead to lower productivity and contribute heavily to lost company earnings.

Healthy Employees, Healthy Business draws on the expertise of an advisory board of doctors, lawyers, benefits specialists, workplace wellness planners and other experts to offer struggling small business owners and managers like you the essential advice you need to implement a low-cost or even free wellness program for your employees.

Clear, concise and filled with success stories from other workplaces, you'll get the tools you need to start your wellness program immediately, resulting in increased productivity and potentially lower health insurance costs. Find out how to:

  • evaluate and target your workplace's main health concerns
  • develop fun, effective activities to improve employee health
  • boost morale through mutual support and competition
  • lower workplace stress
  • leverage community resources for minimal financial investment

    From simply changing the snacks in the vending machines to ensuring that ill employees have access to treatment, you'll get practical advice in Healthy Employees, Healthy Business that will help even the smallest business save money and enjoy a dynamic, energized and productive workforce. Plus, you'll get helpful forms and interviews with expert advisers.

    Baker & Taylor
    "Helps business owners and managers target the main health concerns in the workplace and implement low-cost or free programs to increase productivity, boost morale, lower workplace stress, and potentially lower health insurance costs"--

    Ingram Publishing Services
    Money-saving steps to improve employee health and productivity -- and your bottom line
    As health care costs skyrocket, small business owners are increasingly concerned about the impact they're likely to have on company profits. Employee illness, chronic poor health, low job satisfaction, and high turnover lead to lower productivity and contribute heavily to lost company earnings.
    Healthy Employees, Healthy Business draws on the expertise of an advisory board of doctors, lawyers, benefits specialists, workplace wellness planners and other experts to offer struggling small business owners and managers like you the essential advice you need to implement a low-cost or even free wellness program for your employees.
    Clear, concise and filled with success stories from other workplaces, you'll get the tools you need to start your wellness program immediately, resulting in increased productivity and potentially lower health insurance costs. Find out how to:
    . evaluate and target your workplace's main health concerns
    . develop fun, effective activities to improve employee health
    . boost morale through mutual support and competition
    . lower workplace stress
    . leverage community resources for minimal financial investment
    From simply changing the snacks in the vending machines to ensuring that ill employees have access to treatment, you'll get practical advice in Healthy Employees, Healthy Business that will help even the smallest business save money and enjoy a dynamic
    get helpful forms and interviews with expert advisers.

    Healthy Employees, Healthy Business draws on the expertise of an advisory board of doctors, lawyers, benefits specialists, workplace wellness planners and other experts to offer struggling small business owners and managers the essential advice needed to implement a low-cost or even free wellness program for employees.
    Clear, concise and filled with success stories from other workplaces, this book has the tools needed to start a wellness program immediately, resulting in increased productivity and potentially lower health insurance costs. Find out how to:
    . evaluate and target a workplace's main health concerns
    . develop fun, effective activities to improve employee health
    . boost morale through mutual support and competition
    . lower workplace stress
    . leverage community resources for minimal financial investment


    Baker
    & Taylor

    Business owners, health program planners, and lawyers provide advice on developing fitness and stress reduction strategies, helping employees deal with health matters, and improving employee nutrition in order to promote workplace wellness.

  • Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Nolo, 2012
    Edition: 2nd ed
    ISBN: 9781413316254
    1413316255
    Characteristics: 412 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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