Employee Engagement: Putting Employees in the Driver’s Seat
By hubbub health
The first night you were out on your own and behind the wheel as a teenager was nerve-wracking for your parents, but guess what . . . you came home safely and the car was still in mint condition. Employers have become paternalistic in their efforts to control population health. But these days, people are taking control of their own healthy behaviors. And they’re doing it for themselves, not for their boss or HR director. Employers need to learn to "hand over the keys" of wellness to their employees for maximum results, understanding that individuals are ready to handle their own health decisions.