FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Your questions answered
How will the program assist my organisation?
Staff who have taken the program take less sick days, are more pleasant to be around and take responsibility for their work and their work experience.
Overall, the program promotes a organisational culture which is more enjoyable and productive.
Companies with highly engaged workforces outperform their peers by 147% in earnings per share and realize:
41% fewer quality defects;
48% fewer safety incidents;
28% less shrinkages;
65% less turnover (low-turnover organisations);
25% less turnover (high-turnover organisations);
37% less absenteeism.
What is my return on investment?
Highly engaged employees are 38% more likely to have above-average productivity.
Organisations which foster engaged brand ambassadors in their workforce report an average of 4 less sick days per employee per year.
Source: Workplace Research Foundation
Organisations with engaged employees outperform those without by 202%.
Source: Dale Carnegie
How do we measure the benefits of the program?
In the longer term, our business metrics analyst assists each organisation in measuring growth of key measurables, including staff absenteeism and retention as well as organisational growth and profitability.
Does PEP replace other professional development programs?
How is PEP different from other development programs?
Why an online program?
What does the program involve?
Can you assist in implementing and managing the program?
Is follow up support provided?
Does the program assist with workbased Health & Safety regulations?
What happens after we complete the program?
How did we create the program?
Will the program assist with reducing insurance premiums?
Can additional employee support be provided during and after the program implementation?
Research and statistics
A study published in the Journal of Occupational Psychology found that participants saw that the stress levels of employees go down 30 percent with psychological wellness programs and have realized gains of 69 minutes of extra productivity per week.
A 2014 Gallup poll revealed only 31% of employees in the United States reported that they were engaged by their jobs in 2014. A full 51% were still “not engaged” and 17.5% were “actively disengaged”. The youngest workers are the least engaged of any cohort, according to Gallup. Only 28.9% of millennial employees reported being engaged by their workplace in the 2014 poll.Source
Recent research findings by iOpener Institute found that happy employees: Take only a tenth of the sick leave days, when compared to unhappy employees; Stay twice as long in their jobs; and Spend double their time actually working.
Recent research findings by Jessica Pryce-Jones found that happy employees: Generate better and more creative ideas; Achieve their goals faster; and interact better with clients, colleagues and employers.