many benefits to having an EAP apart of your business and managment
strategy. An EAP offers you the ability to provide a confidential
company-wide program that quickly and professionally addresses
all aspects of employee productivity problems. Providing
EAP services is an investment in your workforce that pays by helping
to keep your employees happy, healthy and productive. Every work
site has its own special needs, so we will customize our services
to meet your particular needs.
Will my employees utilize such a program?
It is estimated that approximately
5-8% of employees per year use the services of an EAP.
How long have EAP's been in existence and how many organizations
Various forms of EAPs have been around for 30 years starting in organizations
such as Kodak and Dupont. Today, approximately 82% of work sites
with 1000 or more employees have EAPs and 52% of organizations with
250-999 employees have EAPs. The popularity of the EAP benefit has
increased as organizations have placed more emphasis on using benefit
packages to attract and retain the best employees.
Can an EAP meet the needs of Small Business?
Yes. In the whirlwind of growing business, it's easy to get blown
away. The groundwork for success is often rooted in employees who
are vital to organizational growth. Nothing impacts an individual's
on-the-job performance more than personal problems. Particularly
for small business, these issues quickly translate into lost days,
declining performance, missed deadlines, and inevitably, higher
costs. In a small group environment, one person's personal problems
can rapidly spread and negatively impact others. Providing a resource
for employees to address "problems of
daily living" can
pay for itself. Northeast Georgia EAP can help: