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Employee Benefits Trends Study 2020 key findings

Employee Benefits Trends Study 2020 key findings

Now in its 6th year, our Employee Benefits Trends Study 2020 looks at how employees workplace expectations are changing. READ MORE
Supporting holistic workforce wellbeing

Supporting holistic workforce wellbeing

With the lines between work and home life increasingly blurred, and stress mounting due to the global pandemic and its related economic consequences, many Australians are struggling with their health and wellbeing. READ MORE
Strengthening loyalty and productivity through employee benefits

Strengthening loyalty and productivity through employee benefits

The COVID-19 crisis has tested the limits of people and businesses across Australia and the world. No industry has gone untouched, with business owners having to adapt and, in some cases, make difficult decisions when it comes to the support they can provide their workforce. READ MORE
Employees expectations of flexible working arrangements is changing

Employees expectations of flexible working arrangements is changing

The MetLife Australia 2020 Employee Benefits Trends Study has uncovered a disconnect over the meaning of ‘flexibility’, with a call for employers to empower employees when establishing work arrangements. READ MORE
How responsible should organisations be for their employees' financial and mental wellbeing?

How responsible should organisations be for their employees' financial and mental wellbeing?

Expectations are higher than ever when it comes to how accountable organisations should be for their employees' wellbeing. READ MORE
Five reasons to support employees' financial wellbeing

Five reasons to support employees' financial wellbeing

Employees are increasingly concerned about their financial wellness and want the organisations they work for to help them cope, reveals the MetLife Australia 2020 Employee Benefits Trends Study. READ MORE
The flexible work dilemma

The flexible work dilemma

As the post-COVID recovery begins, Australia’s workplaces will be keen to have employees back in the office and to tout remote working as a flexible work benefit once again. READ MORE
Fostering Employee Financial Wellness

Fostering Employee Financial Wellness

Financial wellness is an increasing concern for many Australian workers – and after a turbulent year filled with uncertainty, it’s not hard to see why.  READ MORE
Mental health should be a top priority in the workplace

Mental health should be a top priority in the workplace

COVID-19 has put a greater focus on employee mental health, according to the MetLife Australia 2020 Employee Benefit Trends Study, which also reveals five wellbeing programs employees want most. READ MORE
Should volunteering be part of your workplace mental health strategy?

Should volunteering be part of your workplace mental health strategy?

Sarah Kelly our Director of Communications asks should volunteering be part of a workplace's mental health strategy? READ MORE
How to give your mental fitness a workout

How to give your mental fitness a workout

While your brain is hard at work 24 hours a day, it still might not be mentally fit. 360Health and our workplace mental health and wellbeing Partner Superfriend provides a framework so you can take the time for a mental fitness workout. READ MORE
Sustainability at MetLife our employees

Sustainability at MetLife, our employees

At MetLife, we have spent more than 150 years keeping our promises to employees, making sure we are always there navigating change with confidence and purpose. READ MORE
RUOK? 2020

RUOK? 2020

As we mark R U OK? day we take a look at the impact we can all have by checking in with each other. We asked the MetLife family, with COVID-19 changing the way people interact, what difference does it make to you when colleagues ask R U OK? READ MORE
How MetLife Australia is looking after its people during the pandemic

How MetLife Australia is looking after its people during the pandemic

Understanding the new normal: MetLife Australia's CEO Richard Nunn explains the company's proactive approach to looking after its people, customers and partners during COVID-19. READ MORE
What employees want

What employees want

People have a wide range of comfort levels and anxiety when it comes to the physical measures that can be put in place. READ MORE
Return to the office

Return to the office

As the lockdown restrictions begin to ease across Australia, employers are facing a new challenge – how to best support their employees as they return to the office. READ MORE
5 tips for job hunters

5 tips for job hunters

Alex Hunter our Talent Acquisition Manager shares his tips for applying for jobs and interviewing with confidence. READ MORE
Virtual Onboarding

Virtual Onboarding

As the way we work has changed, we have onboarded many new employees remotely, including providing any technical training they may need. Members of our onboarding team provide tips to others looking to onboard staff during these times. READ MORE
Australians seeking financial guidance

Australians seeking financial guidance

MetLife’s second phase of COVID-19 Insights research reveals spike in interest in insurance and superannuation as personal finance concerns continue. READ MORE
Training staff in the time of COVID-19

Training staff in the time of COVID-19

Allyson Carlile, Head of People and Culture, at MetLife Australia talks about people development and the need to adapt during a pandemic. READ MORE
COVID-19 Research Summary

COVID-19 Research Summary

COVID-19 is taking a toll on people’s financial and mental wellbeing. The impact and uncertainty of COVID-19 is causing significant stress and anxiety (work and home life), with almost 60% of people claiming that COVID-19 has already directly impacted their financial position, and many saying that their mental health will take a significant hit.  READ MORE
12 Ways to stay productive

12 Ways to stay productive

We are living in unprecedented conditions and many businesses are working remotely, which may require you to work from home. To help support you, we have put together a few tips to help you stay productive during this time. READ MORE
6 working from home tips from a remote work expert

6 working from home tips from a remote work expert

Working from home for the first time and feeling out of your comfort zone? Don’t worry. These expert tips will help you adjust to working in isolation, maintain your relationships, and get your work done. READ MORE
Why employee financial wellness programs benefit your business

Why employee financial wellness programs benefit your business

Why should companies support employees with financial wellbeing programs? Because 59 per cent of people are stressed about their finances, but staff who feel supported at work are 21 per cent more productive. READ MORE
The cost of workplace stress

The cost of workplace stress

Stress at work is more than just a fact of life, it’s increasingly becoming an economic issue. READ MORE
Financial wellness matters

Financial wellness matters

Financial Wellness is the state of being in strong financial health so that an individual can successfully manage day-to-day finances, protect against unplanned expenses and financial shocks, and plan and save for the future. READ MORE

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