A previous poll asking candidates what they look for in an employer indicated a majority preferred having a work-life balance, so we wanted to find out what that balance means to today’s workforce. The global standard is in flux -
organizations across industries are seeing employees leave for more flexible opportunities, but what is the secret sauce?
The results of our poll demonstrate a significant trend: hybrid/remote work. A major side-effect of the Covid-19 pandemic is the global advancement of telework technology, which is becoming readily available to companies in every
industry. More and more job-seekers are finding that a flexible schedule and the ability to work from home, at least part of the week, could be a worthwhile trade-off for slightly lower wages and/or benefits.
This poll sought to explore how employers have been adjusting their employee retention strategies during and since the Covid-19 pandemic.READ MORE +
As seen in these results and comparable polls geared towards job-seekers, the majority of participating employers consider salary and benefits their most effective tool for keeping their best people.
One question that a company must always be asking is: “Why should the best candidates choose to join our organization?” In a labor-driven market, qualified job-seekers hold many of the cards, because demand for skilled work outweighs the available supply.READ MORE +
As our poll results show, employers and candidates are more determined than ever to keep their job and personal life separate. Salary and benefits will always be a key aspect of the Employee Value Proposition (EVP), but employers must recognize that if they want to keep their best people, flexibility and independence are essential.