Wellness isn’t just about gym memberships

Workplace wellness ‘an engagement solution more than a health solution’
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 06/10/2016

Providing some sort of wellness benefit is pretty much par for the course among top employers these days — the challenge is finding the most effective way to get employees engaged.

Providing a gym membership, fitness allowance or any other passive source of support for employee wellness is a great idea, says Jackie Riley, principal at Riley Wellness Consulting in Toronto. 

“Employers need to know that, on the spectrum of everything that they can do, doing something is always better than doing nothing.”