The Importance Of Employee Wellness

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Employee Wellness
Employee Wellness is an active process of making a conscious effort to ensure the overall well-being of the employees and enable them to be productive in the workplace. YMJ’s Staff Satisfaction Survey (SSS) highlighted that 48%, 70% and 50% of its employees are dissatisfied with their job, agreed on the importance of Staff Wellness and admitted that their stress levels were poorly managed, out of the respective 85%, 90% and 85% who found those areas important to them. Terry Ma, the HR Director, was especially displeased with “the very low ratings of ‘Work Relationship’, ‘Stress Management’ and ‘Job Satisfaction’ and to learn about their major discontentment of working in YMJ. Furthermore, the exhausted and apathetic employees
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It encompasses the physical and mental aspects of health, incorporating the physical well-being of the employees to perform their daily life functions effortlessly and its emotional, social and psychological aspects. Furthermore, the multitudinous benefits that may be realised from its implementation will prove to be invaluable assets towards the growth of YMJ and its employees. For instance, the frontline staff will feel energised and less stressed out if YMJ incorporates physical activities which release Endorphins, a stress-relieving hormone. Additionally, its medical leaves and healthcare costs will rapidly decline due to the efficacious health benefits attained from implementing the Wellness Programmes. Consequently, the healthier and productive employees who are willing to give their best at work reduces its rate of absenteeism and turnover in the long …show more content…
It was mentioned that they were lethargic and cheerless, especially the frontline staff and some of them were stressed due to their high work commitments. Undeniably, the small canteen in YMJ that offers a less variety of food calls for a cause of concern. However, the physical and mental health issues that bring detrimental effects to YMJ provide more compelling reasons for drastic actions to be taken immediately to suppress the situation. Moving forward, goals that are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-bound should be crafted to embark on this journey of change and this includes “Attaining a 30% participation rate for the Wellness Programmes within 6 months of

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