How to develop a Healthy, Happy and Effective Workforce

How to develop a Healthy, Happy and Effective Workforce

How to develop a Healthy, Happy and Effective Workforce

With the new year upon us, we will struggle to find many people who have not made new year resolutions around improving their health, fitness and well-being.  We all know that people drive profit and so having a fitter and healthier workforce is never going to be a bad thing!  As an employer, through the use of technology, it is becoming easier and easier to support this on both a local and global level.

The​ ​connection​ ​among​ ​wellness, workforce​ ​effectiveness and​ ​organisational​ ​health​ ​is​ ​influencing the​ ​development​ ​of​ ​new​ ​strategies​ ​to​ ​deliver​ ​a​ ​more​ ​compelling​ ​and​ ​mutually​ ​beneficial employment​ ​deal​ ​between​ ​individual​ ​and​ ​organization.

One​ ​thing​ ​is​ ​for​ ​certain; ​ ​regardless​ ​of​ ​your​ ​employee​ ​activity, ​ ​health​ ​and​ ​wellness​ ​strategy, ​ ​there​ ​is without​ ​doubt​ ​one​ ​component​ ​that​ ​is​ ​essential​ ​to​ ​ensure​ ​your​ ​program​ ​is​ ​a​ ​success:

And that is Technology!

Without​ ​specific​ ​technology​ ​to​ ​support​ ​your​ ​program​ ​exposure, ​ ​roll​ ​out, ​ ​management​ ​and​ ​tracking, then​ ​any​ ​global​ ​initiative​ ​will​ ​struggle, ​ ​and​ ​is​ ​more​ ​likely​ ​to​ ​stall​ ​or​ ​even​ ​fail​ ​in​ ​the​ ​long​ ​term. The​ ​right​ ​technology​ ​helps​ ​you​ ​automate​ ​the​ ​process.


  • Ensures​ ​immediate​ ​exposure​ ​and​ ​fast​ ​roll​ ​out​ ​to​ ​all​ ​parties
  • Helps​ ​manage​ ​all​ ​aspects​ ​of​ ​the​ ​program and measures​ ​results​ ​to​ ​encourage​ ​engagement
  • Integrates​ ​the​ ​program​ ​with​ ​your​ ​company​ ​goals​ ​and​ ​mission
  • Promotes​ ​healthy​ ​competition​ ​between​ ​departments​ ​and​ ​branches and provides​ ​regular​ ​reporting​ ​to​ ​assess​ ​engagement
  • Measures​ ​reward​ ​process​ ​on​ ​an​ ​individual​ ​and​ ​group​ ​level
  • Builds​ ​community and helps​ ​make​ ​the​ ​program​ ​fun​ ​and​ ​inviting

What is the solution?

The guys at Fit Link have come up with a cloud-based platform that makes it easy to promote and reward people and businesses for being fit and healthy. With dedicated apps, website, data and expertise, they empower businesses to rewire their company culture transforming them into healthy workplaces for happy people to thrive.

We have no commercial interest in FIT Link, we just liked the look of what they are doing and thought it very relevant to forward thinking HR professionals looking for innovative ways to support the development of high performing teams.

You should check them out at


“Paul Withers is an experienced HR Recruiter with extensive exposure gained across a diverse range of industry sectors. Equally happy working at entry through to director level, he is well placed to advise on any recruitment or job search challenges that you may be currently facing.

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