Employee needs have shifted dramatically in the last three years. The task of recruiting and retaining employees has begun to extend beyond the traditional compensation package. What matters now is not just how and where employees work, but the means in which employers demonstrate how much they value the contributions of employees. Here we take a glimpse at the current labor market and some of the ways businesses are getting creative with benefits and job perks to attract and retain workers.
In terms of lingering employee attitudes toward careers and job satisfaction, the pandemic really struck a nerve. Working from home, taking meetings through Zoom, and performing job responsibilities virtually, have all left a marked impression on peoples’ work attitudes.