Benefits of the Employee Assistance Program

Benefits of the Employee Assistance Program

Minimizing stress and anxiety by helping employees solve their performance-affecting work and personal problems benefits both employees and their employers.


Productivity and profitability, customer satisfaction, commitment and engagement, employer brand value, general wellbeing


Change management, time management, crisis and emergency management, adaptation and communication management, identification and assessment of problems


HR costs, burden on the management and HR, work accidents, number of errors and wastage, health problems, resignations, employee turnover, absenteeism

Crisis Management Support

Instant support from expert clinical psychologists facilitates crisis management for companies.

Stress and similar negative emotions surge drastically when personal responsibilities overlap other sources of pressure, directly impacting workplace productivity. Employees can find it hard to overcome such feelings.

One of every nine employees in Turkey faces up to 17 percent performance loss due to personal problems.

Research conducted with the HR managers of 101 leading companies that have each more than 1,000 employees in Turkey in 2011. (ERA Research & Consultancy)

In Turkey, 25 percent of employees take leave due to depression.

A survey was carried out with more than 7,000 participants in September 2012. (European Depression Association)

Those who suffer work-related stress are at a 68 percent higher risk for developing heart disease than those who do not.

(European Agency for Safety and Health At Work, 2009)

As one of the most effective solutions ever developed for work-life balance, the Employee Assistance Programs help companies and managers enhance performance, leading to higher productivity in the workplace and profits.

Sixty-nine percent of the institutions that implement an Employee Assistance Program observed an increase in productivity. (Attridge, 2010)

  • 24 percent increase in productivity
  • 50 percent higher morale and increased motivation
  • 27 percent improvement in workplace relationships
  • 86 percent increase in emotional wellbeing
  • 25 percent improvement in physical health
  • 45 percent facilitation in work-life balance

Research conducted with 1,015 participants in Austria.

(Flanagan & Ots, 2012)

Absenteeism is reduced by 60 percent.

(Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 2010)

Increase in productivity

The productivity of the institutions that implement an Employee Assistance Program increases significantly.