Chris Michalak, CEO
An engaged employee is what every organization looks for. But achieving the desired employee engagement has never been easy. This is primarily due to multiple factors like employee’s mental and physical health, their daily routines, financial and social issues, and much more. Failing to address all of such factors holistically very often leads to reduced enthusiasm, dedication, and commitment among the employees, whereby they cannot align themselves with the organizational goals. Eventually, this leads to increasing stress and burnout rates within organizations. The key to unlocking the solution for this lies in enhanced employee well-being that can help businesses extract the maximum output by leveraging the improved overall performance of the employees through individual growth.
This is where Virgin Pulse takes center stage with its holistic, flexible, and culture-first technology solutions for boosting the overall well-being journey and thereby helping the business thrive and evolve. As a part of Sir Richard Branson’s famed Virgin Group, this company has been bringing to the table an innovative and award-winning, mobile-first platform to focus on several aspects of the employees, improve their conditions to extract the best outcomes from them.
Of several entities of employee well-being, health is one of the foremost catering to which Virgin Pulse offers its Homebase for Health®, aiming to simplify the health journey for individuals and help them take action for their personal goals. The solution helps transform the mental, physical, emotional, social, financial, and community health of organizations and their employees by motivating, inspiring, and strongly engaging them to induce small changes in their routine and consequently bring in significant changes to their individual and the organizational prosperity. Virgin Pulse’s Homebase for Health® precisely unlocks the value of all the health investments, including well-being, conditions management, benefits navigation, and partner programs to create a more flexible and coordinated environment.
Virgin Pulse’s approach towards well-being redefines any of the traditional giveaways that organizations provided for the benefit of their employees. They believe it is much more beyond the gym and health club memberships, the fruit box deliveries, or occasional recreational events of the companies. Virgin Pulse deploys AI solutions to connect employees and address their well-being and health needs to derive incredible business outcomes. The solutions are digital, holistic, and customizable with a pool of social features, a library of fun challenges that offer well-being content, and multiple communication materials to deliver top-in-the-line engagement rates. The employees can experience tips, tools, and resources across 37 well-being topic areas, including mental well-being, nutrition, sleep, and much more. They can also garner health assessment and progress tracking along with personalized suggestions or recommendations to meet their desired personal goals. Further, through Virgin Pulse’s platform, employees can access a community of support with social chats and recognition.
Virgin Pulse also assists organizations in tracking employee well-being and its effect on the organization. The company’s rich reports and actionable insights are just the icings on the cake, facilitating the organization to assess, demonstrate and monitor the value and impact of its investment in the workforce.
What’s more? Virgin Pulse has introduced VP GO— a turnkey global solution to tap the power of friendly, team-based competition to develop healthy habits among employees and bring collaboration. This solution merges daily well-being content, gamification, and personalization to render health and well-being through outstanding employee experiences. One of the prominent property developers of Malaysia, EcoWorld, leveraged its partnership with Virgin Pulse and succeeded in improving its sedentary workforce and enhanced teamwork with well-being.
As the employees enjoy more, connect better, and work better together than before, they witness remarkable changes in their growth. Virgin Pulse’s solutions have paved the way for uplifting employees’ spirits and enabled businesses to drive teamwork, improved performances, and collaborations across the organizations.