HR Insights: The Podcast, Series 6 - Can Gympass Address Employee Burnout?

Stuart Elliott

By Stuart Elliott


Luke Bullen

Luke Bullen

Supporting employee wellbeing has become integral to the success of organisations. This week our CEO and Host, Stuart Elliott speaks to VP of UK and Ireland for Gympass, Luke Bullen to discuss how Gympass adapted as a company post covid, how to help employees dealing with burnout as well as how organisations can measure employee wellbeing. 

Today’s episode sees Stuart and Luke discuss how Gympass pivoted from only offering physical wellbeing packages to now having all wellbeing offerings in one place. Another topic discussed is the rise in employee burnout and how companies can prevent this by measuring employee wellbeing and using strategies to promote positive mental health and eradicate burnout. They also touch on how to foster an inclusive working environment and how leaders can act as role models by prioritising their own wellbeing.

Luke is a seasoned business leader with a passion for driving positive change in the wellness space. Since joining Gympass, the company has forged partnerships with renowned businesses, broadening the reach and impact of employee wellness initiatives. Luke firmly recognises that a healthy and engaged workforce is the foundation of a thriving organisation and is committed to data-driven decision-making to ensure Gympass’ initiatives are guaranteed to be quantifiable and sustainable. 

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Key Timestamps:

  • 01:21: Intro to Luke Bullen 
  • 03:30: Who are Gympass?
  • 11:27: The implications of employee burnout for an organisation
  • 13:40: How to measure employee wellbeing 
  • 16:52: Strategies to promote employee wellbeing and prevent burnout 
  • 19:42: Pivoting Gympass’ offerings
  • 22:33: How to foster an inclusive workplace 
  • 28:32: How leaders can act as a role model by prioritising their own mental health