Recruiting and retaining talent is an age-old conundrum for nonprofit organizations. Typically, salaries are lower than for-profit counterparts, so nonprofits need to balance the scales through more employee-friendly benefits. And there’s no question wellness programs should be part of the strategy.

Health and wellness programs that promote a positive culture in the workplace have become recruiting tools for companies. A focus on wellness is also widely known to increase productivity among employees — the healthier they are, the more time they will spend at work, rather than at home sick or dealing with various medical issues. In addition, a successful program can lower insurance costs over several years.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Employee Benefit News content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access