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Health and fitness trends: how they impact your workplace

Posted over 2 years ago by Paula De La Hey
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The business of fitness and wellbeing has grown tremendously in popularity across the globe over the last few years; aided by shareable social media content, it’s never been more hip to be healthy.

From organic foods, alternative diets, smart watches and Fitbits, to the Government’s war on sugar and unhealthy food – it’s only right for employers to take notice and play their part in making us all pay heed to our health.

Many of us spend our days sitting, looking at computer screens and more often than not, we eat our lunches at our desks. And as mid-afternoon rolls around, it’s all so easy to tuck into whatever biscuits, donuts or birthday cake happens to be floating around that day…

There are a whole host of reasons why encouraging fitness in the workplace can be extremely beneficial for employers, from the playful energy, positivity and stress-relief induced by the release of endorphins, to a stronger immune system (reducing sick days) and bringing out a competitive edge – all of which contribute to a more engaged and productive workplace.

There is of course sensitivity around encouraging fitness and not crossing the line, in danger of dictating how people should conduct their diets and lifestyle habits.

However, you can still encourage fitness in many (unintimidating) ways, such as cycle-to-work schemes, discounted gym memberships and offering free health foods in the office.

It can also be a perfect excuse to strengthen morale through sporty team-building events. Here at Pitch, we’re all signed up to for the Spring Wolf Run – naturally this has started a company-wide health kick whilst everyone trains in order to survive the ordeal!

Promoting health and fitness has its advantages for all businesses, from small SMEs on tight budgets, to the likes of Google who can build their own onsite gym. Much like offering private healthcare or health cash plans, encouraging health and fitness in the workplace is quickly becoming an integral part of a modern company’s responsibility to provide employee benefits and promote a healthy workplace.

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Picture the scenario: you’re interviewing candidates for a vacancy in your team and you meet the ‘perfect candidate’ - the one who within the first...

Ollie Purdom Posted by Ollie Purdom

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Reflecting back on 10 Years of Pitch

A whole decade in business sounds a long time but it doesn’t seem that long ago since it was just two of us in a spare room. And what a fun time th...

W1siziisijiwmtyvmdyvmdgvmtyvntivmzevmjg4l3jvyjeuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilcizmhgzmcmixv0 Posted by Rob Markwell

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Steph’s 5 Top Interview Tips: how to progress from interviewee to employee

It’s the email you've been waiting for, you have an interview for that job you think would be perfect for you, but how do you turn interview into e...

W1siziisijiwmtgvmdivmtivmtyvndmvmzavmjuvaw1hz2uxlmpwzwcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijmwedmwiyjdxq Posted by Steph McConville

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What’s your hiring strategy for 2017?

With skills availability across the Creative, Marketing & PR sectors remaining tight and with demand for talent increasing, one of the primary chal...

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Pitch's 12 Days of Wisdom

Christmas and New Year is a wonderful time. It's also a time when many people start thinking about new opportunities and new challenges. We've writ...

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Top Ten Most Common Interview Questions 

Do you have an interview looming in 2017? Or perhaps you intend on brushing up your interview skills in preparation for #newyearnewyou and refreshi...

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Is your folio ready for the new year?

Before the internet shook the industry up, designers had to produce a printed portfolio to tout in the hope of an interview. These days nearly ever...

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Returnships help women back in to work after a career break

Here at Pitch we’re passionate about cultivating talent and retaining it long term, so the idea that anyone needs to choose whether to have a caree...

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Career planning – it’s time to take stock

As the year draws to a close, it’s only natural to sit back and take stock, reflecting on life’s changes. Spending more time at work than we do any...

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Top 10 things NOT to include on your CV

Are you giving yourself a fair chance when it comes to job hunting? We see all kinds of faux pas on CVs/portfolios from the relatively minor typos,...

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Eight interview tips – for the interviewer

There’s a myriad of articles about interview tips, etiquette and the like out there all geared to the interviewee and how they should prepare and c...

Eloise Dalgliesh Posted by Eloise Dalgliesh

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Achieving Your Potential with Bloom in Birmingham

Pitch were honored to host the very first Bloom network event in Birmingham at our offices, on Wednesday 9th November. With almost 30 in attendance...

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What Do Interviewers Discuss When You’ve Left the Room?

We talk to candidates following interviews every day. It’ll come as no surprise that the number one anxiety post interview is “did they like me?”. ...

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Working well – don’t overthink it

It’s universally acknowledged that healthy employees are happier. They also happen to be 20% more productive than their counterparts. Recent years ...

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