At first glance it’s easy to understand why small businesses (under 500 employees) would be hesitant to implement wellness programs. First there is the cost associated, then there is the perceived time and manpower required to implement and track it. It’s difficult to compete with the big guys who seemingly have unending resources.
However, these barriers are often misconceptions- many companies today, like GlobalFit, have affordable, flexible, web and mobile-based platforms that relieve organizations of the financial and administrative burdens of implementing a wellness program.
Here are a few reasons why it’s crucial for small businesses to have a comprehensive wellness program for employees in order to compete in the market: