Setting up an effective wellness program isn’t easy, according to the pollster Gallup.
Not all companies do a good job of defining, supporting, and promoting well-being among their employees, leading to low engagement and limited results.
According to Gallup, the most effective programs— where what’s good for employees is good for business— address, track, and support these five essential interdependent elements:
Incorporating these five elements into your employee wellness programming can help your credit union’s program outperform competitors, Gallup says.
At McGraw-Hill Federal Credit Union, employee wellness extends to employee finances. Staff at McGraw-Hill Federal participate in financial wellness training.
“Informed employees are better able to plan and manage their own finances, as well as use what they have experienced and learned to guide members along the proper path for their financial wellness,” says Shawn Gilfedder, president/CEO of the $310 million asset credit union based in East Windsor, N.J.
Gilfedder says promoting financial wellness is a benefit to staff, members, and the credit union.