When wellness programs work, everyone benefits — with a ripple effect across productivity, employee retention rates and general morale.

But cultivating a successful program with robust participation rates can easily rank as one of your most daunting challenges.

According to a recent survey of 2019 Benefit Trends from Willis Towers Watson, employers reported that low employee engagement with benefits programs was a major concern.

If your employees don’t understand or fully appreciate your wellness programs, they won’t benefit from any of the offerings. Here’s how HR professionals can get the word out and increase engagement.

Take the Pulse of Your Team
Surveys and interviews are an easy way to dial into employees’ wants and needs for an employee wellness program.