When one finally obtains a work, he or she automatically loses time for having or keeping a healthier life. It’s typical for most of us to value the hardships we had encountered and overcome while looking for a job. Because of that, most employees become so consumed with their tasks and they end up drained and somehow, troubled with their lives. You don’t have to be a graduate of bachelor of health science to know that pressure that triggers stress is considered as the primary factor for this diagnosed but still unresolved issue. All these things directly affect an employee’s performance at work which is not good for the company’s productivity as a whole.
If you are an employee who would like to experience and maintain a healthier lifestyle, your employer might be your ultimate partner with such goal. As a matter of fact, an increasing number of employers in Australia are investing in lifestyle programs for their workforce’s and therefore their company’s sake.
Meanwhile, below are some tried and tested ways on how you and your colleagues can achieve such objective while gratifying your camaraderie and career goals as well. Here’s a guide:
Motivate everyone in the office to exercise
Not all people invest in their health, though, when physical activity such as sports is done between all workers of a company, then it would be a great advertising tactic that may buoy up most to participate. Basketball, volleyball, soccer and other games which need more players are the best picks.
Invest on skill-enhancing seminars
Any employee surely wants to continuously empower their knowledge because it’s always the greatest key for securing a continuous and lifelong success in their careers. There are plentiful of these seminars conducted by licensed physicians, nutritionists, and even bachelor of health science alumni. With you and your colleagues, attending seminars which are related to your craft is, beyond doubt, one of the best ways to spend spare times together. A learning experience that can also strengthen one’s bond in the process. For sure, any employer will not reject the idea of sending his or her employees to such kind of event.
Start a preventive care program
When most employees are too occupied with work, you and some of your colleagues may team up to compose a request for bringing a vaccination program near or in the office where you are working. This is one good way to outreach opportunity for all employees to get necessary vaccines especially for flu. Any employer would not be cold-hearted or will lack attention to this kind of worthy concern. Since most employees tend to go for sick leave during cold weather, the company loses a lot.
Conduct regular check-ups
What’s the use of vaccinations and workouts if one’s not sure about his or her health status? Of course, to effectively confirm that every employee is in the pink of health, each should undergo a check-up from a licensed medical practitioner. Even the basic type of health checkups will guarantee wide-ranging effects to employees who will partake. This also allow every employee to grab the chance of sending their health concerns to these experts without suffering all hassles.
Share healthy meals at work
Avoiding two unhealthy habits of either ordering in fast-food chains or not eating at all, it would be you and your colleagues’ advantage to share some foods during meal breaks instead of spending additional money when ordering our grabbing lunch outside the office.
So, these are the strategies on how an employee can gain a healthier life together with his or her colleagues. On the other hand, compliance will greatly affect the expected results of the above mentioned activities that target a good lifestyle for all.