Eighty-three per cent of employees who are offered opportunities to take on new challenges are more likely to stay with their organization a new report has found
Leading US market research company Reportlinker conducted a survey on the office perks that attract and retain employees the most, and its findings hold important lessons for Kiwi employers.
Key findings of the survey show that:
- 73% of employees believe the more they work, the more chances they have to be successful
- 83% of employees who are offered opportunities to take on new challenges are more likely to stay with their organization
- 90% of employees say their work environment can improve their productivity
When ranking their different perks, the ones voted as “most essential” are:
- parental leave
- Access to free snacks
- Gym memberships
- And nap pods or relaxing areas
There is an intense pressure on businesses to find new ways to attract and retain young talent but only 40% somewhat agree that they’re highly committed to their organization, compared to 66% of older workers who strongly agree.