New research suggests that organizations and their HR partners have an opportunity to engage the youngest members of their workforce – millennials – in discussions and actions involving physical health. Millennials, the research shows, are more open to having their managers actively engaged with them around healthy lifestyle issues than Gen X or baby-boomer employees are.
A recent article in Human Resource Executive Online points out that millennials seem to be less concerned about privacy, so they are generally amenable toward urging from managers to take charge of their health. Managers who walk the talk and look for ways to promote healthy lifestyle habits can have the most success in changing behavior patterns.
Read the complete article for more detail and to ensure that health and wellness efforts are real, and not just window-dressing,