The Healthy Habits You Need To Bring To The Office This Winter [Infographic]

Harsh winter weather is here, and if your employees have come down with a case of winter blues, you could have a serious problem on your hands. When employees stay inside and neglect their health, they open the door for disengagement and sickness.

This infographic — compiled by Limeade, a corporate wellness technology company that measurably improves employee health, well-being and performance — serves as a guide to support healthy employee habits this winter.

Some highlights include:

  • The most popular months for employees to call in sick are January and February.
  • 66% of office workers think the average company loses $100,000 or more to the flu every year.
  • In the winter, adults are 1.18 times as likely to sit for long periods of time than they are in the summer.
  • 73.7% of employees want healthy cafeteria and vending options.

But you can fight back against winter weather. Check out the full infographic below to see how to combat the effects of cold weather and support employee well-being this winter.

How will you support employee health this winter? Share in the comments below!

Author: Heather Huhman

Waldorf, Md.-based Heather R. Huhman is a career expert, experienced hiring manager and president of Come Recommended, a content-marketing and digital-PR consultancy for job-search and human-resources technologies. She is the author of Lies, Damned Lies & Internships and #ENTRYLEVELtweet: Taking Your Career from Classroom to Cubicle.

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