HALEO Client, SAP Canada met with Benefits Canada to discuss the importance of their virtual wellness employee programs.
“The pandemic has essentially pressed fast-forward on a direction that the market was already going,” says Megan Smith, vice-president and head of human resources at the software company. “It forced the issue of remote work, causing employers to assess to what degree they’ll support hybrid work arrangements and everything connected to it, like benefits. It’s recognizing that not everyone wants to — or has to — return to the office full time, that the future of work is here and there’s a revolving and ever-changing way of operating. Benefits need to align with that.”
"These enhanced wellness offerings include a telemedicine and physiotherapy services, app-based nutrition and fitness programs and cognitive behavioural therapy targeting sleep problems."