Boost Company Morale By Putting Together a Weight Loss Competition 💪

Often times it falls to the HR department within a company to help employee morale to be better. This can be quite the task sometimes, but there are different things you can do to bring your employees and managers together, to bond. One idea, in particular, is to host a weight loss competition. This is quite the trend around this time of year, many may start in January, but swimsuit season is right around the corner and it is never too late to start now. Being healthy can mean feeling good and an office or workplace can strongly benefit from the entire staff having an energy boost in result of a weight loss competition. This could help the staff to feel more confident and have fun with one another in a controlled setting. Get the healthy competitive nature flowing within your office at the start a weight loss competition. Our HR consulting company specializes in employees relations audits. Employee relations can refer to work relationships made between employees and managers. If you find your company could benefit from an audit of this nature, call Your One Stop HR Shop today at 877-783-5638. Kmet Consulting can audit your employee relations and point out what is working and what needs work. In an effort to give your employees and managers something fun to participate in together, keep reading for a few tips for putting together a company weight loss competition.

Tips For Putting Together a Company Weight Loss Competition

Get organized and make fair rules.
Designate what the guidelines should be for your weight loss competition. For example, each employee must submit ten dollars to join and agree to weigh in every week for the next 8 weeks.

Communicate those rules to the whole company.
There are several ways to communicate with your team about this weight loss competition, just determine what is the most appropriate tool for your company. Here are a few examples:

  • Start a Facebook group
  • Start a Facebook Messenger thread
  • Start a company E-Newsletter
  • Communicate via group e-mails
  • Start a group text
  • Start a WhatsApp group

Organize a weekly weigh in at the office.
Keep track of everyone's weight on a weekly basis to help them stay motivated and award weekly prizes if you so choose. If a participating employee is sensitive about their weight assure them it will be kept private.

Support each other on a daily basis.
Get together for lunch or chat about the competition over coffee, do what you need to do to get together each work day for even just a few minutes and provide support and good feedback to one another.

Reward prizes!
If enough employees are willing to participate and enter cash, you could pool the cash and give it out to the winner at the end! Other prizes could be gift cards or office lunches too.

Improve Company Morale with Kmet Consulting

Identifying employee relations can be key to improving company morale. issues can help to avoid costly mistakes and lawsuits. An HR audit can identify opportunities for improvement and assess compliance with ever-changing rules and regulations. HR audits are particularly valuable after significant changes in an organization such as restructuring, an expansion or a reduction-in-force. To learn more about our employee relations audits, give us a call at 877-783-5638.



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