Four Proven Tactics for Managing Wellness in a Remote and Mobile Workforce

With more workers than ever telecommuting, working on the go, or shifting hours, Canada’s employers need to use these best practices to support the well-being of the new modern, mobile workforce.
— By Malibu Kothari

Increasingly, Canada’s workers are “out of office” as a regular work practice. According to Human Resource Director, half of Canadian employees now spend at least 2.5 days out of the office each week. The gains in productivity, engagement and profitability for the business mean the trend is likely to continue, but a permanently distributed workforce makes it a challenge for wellness coordinators to effectively support their populations using traditional face-to-face health programming.

One solution to the challenge is to lean on the same technological innovations that are allowing workers so much geographical freedom. Here, the best practices for wellness for remote and mobile teams will be examined, with an emphasis on four t...

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