Workplace health benefits don’t move the needle on improving employee happiness and well-being. With one exception

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“Across multiple subjective well-being indicators, participants appear no better off,” Fleming concludes in his paper published in the Industrial Relations Journal this month.


The study, which analyzed data from 46,336 workers across over 230 companies, found nearly all interventions, including resilience training, access to sleep apps, and online coaching, did not benefit employee well-being. There was one notable exception, however: Volunteering did positively correlate with improved workplace well-being.