The Welsh Wire features moderator Mike Rogers and professional recruiting expert Sheri Welsh in this weekly podcast. Listen in as leaders from a wide array of small to mid-size west Michigan companies weigh in and share their experiences and insights on a variety of business topics, including employee retention challenges and recruitment success stories. In this week’s show, Sheri talks with Amy Ritsema, co-owner of OnSite Wellness in Grand Rapids, about the recruitment and retention benefits of having a wellness program for your small business.
- How to Create an Integrated Employee Wellness Program September 12, 2022It's sad but true: employee wellness programs often fail. They're new, exciting plans at first, but the energy seems to fizzle out after the first couple of months. There are a number of reasons these programs fall flat, including lack of participation, accessibility, and other factors.
- How to Support Employee Well-being in the Workplace September 5, 2022It's easy to say you care for your employees' physical and mental health, but are you actually taking the steps to ensure your team has the support they need to thrive in the workplace?
- Why Leadership Support in Employee Wellness Programs is So Important August 17, 2022Anyone can be a manager. But not everyone can be a leader. It takes empathy, emotional intelligence, and confidence to lead people well. Good leadership can be felt throughout an entire organization.
- How to Develop a Strategy for Your Employee Wellness Plan August 12, 2022With employee wellness programs on the rise, it's never been more important to invest in your team. Corporate wellness programs have been shown to boost morale, increase productivity, drop absenteeism, and improve employee retention. It's no wonder employee wellness programs are now regularly included in a company's benefit package.