Building a Happier Workforce: Employee Well-Being and Mental Health

Why should employers care about their employees’ well-being and happiness? Besides the ethical ramifications, it makes good business sense. Happy employees are more productive and contribute to better company morale, employee retention, and recruitment. Gallup found that employees who scored high in all five well-being categories listed in the eBook missed 41 percent less work because of poor health and were 81 percent less likely to look for different employment.