Employee Health and Wellness Checkup

By Cynthia Kong on January 10, 2018 at 6:29am


HR managers say that in the past 5 years their company’s health and wellness offerings have:

  Increased: 66%
  Decreased: 20%
  Don’t know: 14%

89% of employees feel their company is supportive of their health and wellness goals.

Workers’ biggest obstacles to achieving their health and wellness goals:

  Food at office celebrations 30%
  Snacks brought in by coworkers 22%
  Free meals 10%
  The vending machine 10%
  The office candy jar 10%
  Happy hours/after-work drinks 9%
  Business trips 8%
  Bagel Mondays 3%

(Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding)

44% of employees say they eat healthier when they work from home.

What workers do for lunch:

  Bring their own meal 60%
  Grab something and bring it back to the office 18%
  Dine at a restaurant 12%
  Have food delivered 7%
  Choose something from the vending machine 3%

How employees feel about the office candy jar:

  It’s great to have around for a quick pick-me-up! 54%
  I have a love-hate relationship with it. 33%
  It’s bad news — I don’t want it around. 13%

Source: OfficeTeam surveys of 306 HR managers and 1,006 workers in the United States

© 2018 OfficeTeam. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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