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1. Workplace Friendships Increase Productivity

Do you have a best friend at work? If so, chances are you’re more engaged in your job than your peers without one.1 You may even be more successful at engaging your customers or clients and produce higher quality of work.2  While it may seem counter intuitive to some, research shows that having strong social bonds with coworkers is associated with a number of positive business outcomes, including those mentioned above. In fact, research also indicates that even minor increases in social cohesiveness among employees can lead to large gains in productivity.3

Tags: job satisfaction, social connectedness, productivity, engagement
2. Strategies for Increasing Employee Engagement in Health and Well-being

Simply adding new well-being programs at your organization is often not enough to increase the health and well-being of your employees. Often times, low engagement rates can become a barrier to creating a culture of well-being at your organization.

Tags: engagement, well-being, social connectedness, physical health
3. Seeing the Bigger Picture: Beyond Wellness to Well-being

Leading employers are changing their focus from offering benefits and programs centered on improving employees’ physical health to deploying holistic wellbeing strategies whose purpose is to enhance all the various facets of employees’ lives. This shift is taking place as evidence mounts that physical health is only one of a number of factors contributing to outcomes valued by employers. These include improved health, greater productivity and higher performance, accompanied by decreased health care costs and a lower turnover rate.

Tags: well-being, productivity, performance, physical health, emotional health, financial security, social connectedness, job satisfaction

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