We share key insights from our US 2019 Employee Benefits Trends Study on how organisations can thrive in today’s evolving workforce. 

Employers have traditionally focused solely on the success of their employees in the workplace however, today employees across generations are seeking fulfillment linked to their work, personal lives, and relationships.

For organisations to thrive, employers not only need to rethink the experiences they are creating for employees inside the workplace, but also how they are supporting them holistically.

Multiple generations in the workforce are all seeking differing experiences
Gen Z Employees
Gen Z

Work is an integral part of who they are as individuals

Millennial Employees
Millennials

What was once a cool trendy perk, no longer fits their needs

Gen X Employees
Gen X

The least happy generation; lacking engagement and doesn’t feel respected in the workplace

Baby Boomer workforce
Boomers

Looking for a range of retirement options, from phased to gig-work

Top five drivers of happiness at work:
Employee trust in their company’s leadership
1.

Employee trust in their company’s leadership

Employers commitment to employees
2.

Employers commitment to employees and their success

A culture where employees are encouraged to share ideas and individual opinions
3.

A culture where employees are encouraged to share ideas and individual opinions

A workplace where coworkers feel like family or friends
4.

A workplace where coworkers feel like family or friends

Benefits customised to meet employee needs
5.

Benefits customised to meet employee needs

Do employee benefits attract talent?

6 in 10 employees say that benefits were an important reason why they joined their company

Are benefits key to thriving?

5 in 10 employees say better benefits are key to thriving

Purpose and belonging does matter
Employees who are happier at work are...
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90%

Satisfied

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90%

Loyal

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89%

Productive

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