Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority for HR and Finance leaders, but with the current pandemic, it’s become both more important and complex. The impact of COVID hit far and wide, and with so much change and uncertainty at work and home, employees are struggling to cope with isolation, loneliness and added stress. They’re also looking for more flexibility to juggle new responsibilities like working from home and virtual learning. And to make matters worse, the added stress and anxiety is leading to burnout. In the end, employees may wonder if their employer is doing enough to help.
This is an opportunity to come through for your people. It’s an opportunity to listen to their needs and reevaluate your benefits offerings to make sure they deliver real value. With the right guidance and planning, your benefits program can be an unbeatable competitive advantage that drives retention and helps your company live up to its ideals and stand out from the crowd.
As you prep for open enrollment and beyond, we’ve created this guide with insights into the non-traditional benefits you can implement to support your employees when they need it the most. Inside, we examine how the pandemic has changed the benefits landscape and we highlight new benefits offerings that prioritize mental health, flexibility, wellness and an equal balance between work and home.