Worksite wellness challenges serve as a great way to motivate and engage your employees in your corporate wellness program. So what is a worksite wellness challenge exactly?
It is a friendly competition over a set period of time to promote small changes in wellness. The challenge can focus on any area of wellness such as physical activity, healthy eating, positive thinking and hydration. Typically, worksite challenges offer some sort of incentive – anything from bragging rights to gift cards to a “bonus” personal day.
What are the benefits of offering a worksite wellness challenge?
Worksite wellness challenges offer several benefits to a corporate wellness program and employee health. They promote team building and get employees talking about wellness. This fosters healthy work relationships and actively engages employees in their health. Therefore, the challenges serve as a fun and effective tool of engagement, an essential part of a successful wellness program.
How to get started with worksite wellness challenges:
Personal HealthConnect can help you implement corporate wellness challenges into your workplace. However, worksite wellness challenges are just one element of a corporate wellness program. So first, you need to establish a wellness program within your organization. Personal HealthConnect can walk you through the set up process and get you on your way to success. Check out our post, 5 Tips to Implement an Effective Wellness Program, and our website for more details.