Let your boss know CCWS is essential

We know the advantages CCWS designation offers to members and their organizations, and we want you to be able to communicate them effectively. After all, communication is an essential part of program delivery. And as a certified wellness and well-being specialist, you’ll be consistently defining your ideas with confidence.
Let your boss know the benefits of getting certified and how it strengthens your organization from the bottom up.

Make it personal

What HR challenges does your organization face?

Highlight the issues pertinent to your organization and give examples of how CCWS can address each one of them.

Examples:

‘We can attract top talent if candidates know we have a wellness program in place dedicated to their personal career development.’
‘Our organization can make significant health insurance savings by implementing wellness programs that teach how to manage chronic illness.’

Yes, it’s about the money

Tell your supervisor you can save them money by taking the course and getting certified. Best of all, the cost of the course is redeemable as tax credits.

Explain the significant return on investment (ROI) and value on investment (VOI) wellness programs generate. They save money by preventing costly expenditure. They produce cash flow by boosting productivity and performance.

Be the best

Your education is a valuable commodity. Let your boss know you want to develop your career and gain additional qualifications. If you demonstrate long-term commitment to your profession, you’ll no doubt receive the support of your employer.

The HR industry is rapidly evolving, and unless you’re plugged into the network defining the new parameters, you and your organization, will always be one step behind. This change isn’t reversible, and the longer it’s ignored, the more detrimental to successful business it will be.

Unless you’re up on the latest legislation and compliancy practices, your employer could face stiff financial penalties and fines. Staying up-to-date with these guidelines is a legal requirement. Especially in today’s volatile political climate.

Reach out and connect

It’s who you know, and what you know. With a global following of over 2.1 million industry professionals, the CCWS network is unparalleled in its human resource capacity. Being a part of that network opens up pathways to career development and financial opportunities, that would otherwise remain hidden.

Join forces with the influencers leading your profession. Gain invaluable insight into their methods and practices, and learn how they’re helping established corporations stay ahead of the competition. The biggest names in business are literally one email away. Use their knowledge to further your own organization’s ambitions.

Dear boss

Perhaps you’d prefer to put your thoughts in writing? Or maybe your boss would rather accept a written request? Use our CCWS request letter template to explain the benefits of certification.

Fill in the appropriate responses, or rewrite it completely. Either way, it launches you on the path to professional development.

Lead the team

The benefits of CCWS certification are delivered through you to every other employee in your organization. Make sure your employer understands CCWS certification is the first step on a path to long-term success.

Not only will you be delivering an invaluable service to your organization and its employees, you’ll also be sharing the knowledge you gain with your immediate team. Think big picture. Explain clearly how the HR department can supercharge your workforce with personalized incentives, and provide a tailored wellness program that effectively fine-tunes performance.

THINK BIG. THINK CCWS.

What they think?

“I have been involved in the healthcare industry for over 20 years and have seen the growth and evolution of corporate wellness programs. After exploring the curriculum for the Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist® and attending the annual conference I realized how much there is to learn and how valuable this program is for anyone supporting corporate wellness programs. The course provided insight into the ever changing legal and regulatory environment in addition to providing me with an opportunity to meet and network with leaders in the industry.”

Daphne Bascom

“I have decided to make the Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist® a job requirement for our Business Development Managers”

Jeff Thoms

“After diving into the curriculum for the Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist®, I realized how valuable the program is to anyone in a corporate wellness position. Best practices, legal issues, population health, standards and learning about how top programs have structured their wellness programs was invaluable to me!”

Carrie Kass

“The realm of Healthy Wellbeing and Wellness is ever changing and by going through the CCWS program and obtaining certification it has given me the knowledge and additional expertise to take our internal and external programming to the next level. Healthy Wellbeing is not a “one size fits all” and obtaining certification has provided our organization and myself a skill set and “brand-ability” to assist our employee’s and the community we serve to be the best form of “you” they can be”

Stefanie Knisley

“It’s important to me to have the opportunity to obtain my Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist® because it put me in a good light with my peers and the marketplace. It also adds to the credentials of the individuals at our organization, so when we go into the boardroom of prospective clients, they understand that we know what we’re talking about.”

Alison Sugg

“I have a strong passion to learn and a desire to help people whenever possible. This certification provides me with a sense of accomplishment in my pursuit to be a lifelong learner and a feeling of confidence to design a wellness program that can improve the well-being of others.”

Eleni Levins

“Health and Wellness has always been a big part of who I am in both my personal life and wellness focused career. Taking the CCWS® course has provided me not only security and ability to grow in my personal life and career, but the knowledge and confidence needed to assist my organization and its employees in our mission of overall well-being for ourselves and the communities we serve. I look forward to continued growth through Corporate Health and Wellness Association in the ever changing world of wellness.”

Dawn Gillispie

“I made a presentation yesterday to a large corporation. When I told them that I was a Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist® they said, ‘We want to do business with you because you know what you’re talking about’.”

Alex Hixon

“I highly recommend the Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist® Course to anyone and everyone involved in corporate health and wellness, from Exercise Physiologists to Personal Trainers to HR management. The course videos are robust with information, as is the ‘Engaging Wellness’ book and course summary workbook. The exam is certainly not easy, but the course and the book will prepare you appropriately.”

Jennifer White

“In the ever growing, ever developing field of corporate wellness it’s important to stay relevant, knowledgeable and credible, which is what the CCWS® has done for me. Being recognized with the CCWS® qualification ensures I’m on top of best practices and understand customized wellness programs, which further provides confidence to fulfill my responsibilities and support our employees on their path to overall well-being.”

Katy Keene

“I decided to pursue my CCWS certification after several years of assisting with our wellness program and I decided it was time to take ownership of the program and move into more of a leadership position. The certification allows others to see how personally invested I am in this role and dedicated to bringing them the most current information in the field of wellness.”

Bailey Duke

“I was very excited for the opportunity to go through the CCWS online certification. I have other wellness certifications and I think there is always more to learn, because things are always changing. It was valuable to hear real examples from others in the field on what they are doing, what’s worked and what hasn’t, and being able to apply key takeaways to your own programs.”

Missy Jenson

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