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Career Development OR Stress Management? Combined strategies yield Best Company to Work For

Best Companies to Work For are rising up the tier while becoming a bellwether for change based on the wellness and stress management strategies they provide to employees.

Employee Retention?  There are many who feel that the #1 tool responsible for employee engagement, morale and retention is career development.  If you look at some of the "Best Companies to Work For" it is clear that more organizations are offering wellness programs on managing stress; this is creating the paradigm shift in leadership that is now transforming how we look at best companies to work for.

Those organizations now choosing to implement:

  • Evidence-based cost-effective programs that identify and manage stress
  • Classes for individual and group coaching on the mind-body connection affecting stress and health
  • Tool kits of tested successful wellness initiatives--not costing a lot of money

are driving functional excellence through their design;  in the coordination, communication and deployment of both locally grown and corporate health and wellness programs.

The development and implementation of on-site programs, offering cutting edge health and wellness communications using all available media, ultimately translate identified wellness programs into creative, high-energy, high visibility solutions to a ''stressed out" population.  Companies that are supporting these cost-effective initiatives through employing a liaison who provides and promotes these opportunities to every shift every department every location, thus rise up the tiers as "Best Company to Work For" and are being recognized as a bellwether for change based on the wellness and stress management strategies that inform, educate and engage employees, their families and local community organizations onto their ''less-stressed", healthier and wellness path.

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