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Locations That Promote Employee Health and Well-Being Coming to the Forefront

Monday, February 14, 2022

The pandemic has been a game-changer for employee and employer attitudes concerning wellness, well-being, safety, health, and hygiene. Many — if not most — organizations are doubling down on wellness in the workplace. Some are going so far as to incorporate health and well-being into their corporate site selection and location criteria.

A focus on wellness in the workplace has become not just a “nice to have,” but a necessity to keep employees safe and healthy, and to enhance human performance. Health and well-being are among the new employee priorities that are now equal to — if not more important than — compensation as motivations for working for an organization. What happens inside the office is important — but outdoor air quality, community values, access to nature, and general quality of life are beginning to matter as well for the next generation workforce.

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