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Google’s epic wellness program and how it has helped its employees

Nov 29 2018 • Written by Team Fitgenix

~Team Fitgeinx

 

Employee wellness at Google is amazing, and it has got the world talking about workplace wellness. The behemoth that is Google is surely a class above the rest, and we can learn a lot from its employee wellness example.

 

Google’s campus offers an all-encompassing wellness program featuring onsite healthcare services, including physician, chiropractic, physical therapy, and massage services, as well as access to fitness centres, classes, and community bikes.

 

An employee can even pick up new personal and professional skills by taking cooking classes, coding degree programs, or guitar lessons. The campus cafés and micro kitchens are stocked with nutritious, color-coded meals and snacks, and provide smaller plates to help with portion control.

 

The search engine powerhouse also offers its workers financial wellness resources, such as access to financial advisors and financial planning services. Employees are granted flexible hours, vacation time, and volunteer time, helping Googlers achieve work-life balance.

 

Company’s focus

 

Google focuses on triad of health, happiness, and life balance for its employees. The wellness program inculcates a joyful feeling among the employees and gives them an opportunity to make their work enjoyable and creative.

 

Google’s wellness USP

 

 

The wellness program of the company teaches lessons on what makes employees health and happiness, which helps to build a unique work environment. Overall, the wellness initiatives of the company have lasting benefits.

 

The internet giant has set new standards for an employee wellness culture that has left other companies scrambling to compete with.

 

Contribute: Do write to us about any wellness program in your company that has led to noticeable gains for your employees, at smriti@fitgenix.in