Employers expand benefits to attract, retain workers

Employers expand benefits to attract, retain workers

Source: benefitspro.com

By Emily Payne and Katie Kuehner-Hebert

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Employers focused most on expanding their health-related benefits and wellness offerings. Wellness programs are in high demand–over the last year, substantial increases were seen in company-organized fitness competitions, the prevalence of CPR/first aid training and standing desks.

The War for Talent is going to get bloody, and employers who want to come out on top are going to have to expand their arsenal of weapons, er, benefits, that is. In this year’s 2018 Employee Benefits Survey, the Society for Human Resource Management found 60 types of benefit offerings are now prevalent among employers, compared to just 20 last year.

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October 24, 2018