Happy New Year from all of us at Homethrive!
With a tough 2021 in the rearview mirror, we’re all looking forward to a healthy and prosperous 2022.
But, with the COVID-19 Omicron variant looming large in the United States, uncertainty and concern remain as we return from the holidays.
How will we keep our families, including our children and aging loved ones, safe? How will we start the year off navigating work and home life in the face of incredible disruptions?
At a time when employee resignations and job openings continue to be at a 20-year high, organizations can thrive if they recognize this fact and take steps to help employees weather the storm.
A new study by HealthEquity highlights the key benefits to help retain and attract talent in the new year.
“This research shows that recognizing and responding to employees’ evolving benefits needs makes a real difference. Employees report dramatically higher satisfaction if their employer made a positive update to benefits during COVID: 72% expressed satisfaction with their employer versus only 44% of those whose employer did not update benefits.”
Perhaps not surprisingly, the survey found most workers want a flexible work environment that allows for remote options; it ranked even higher than a retirement plan.
Also, not surprisingly, employees say caregiving assistance remains a priority for them.
According to Benefits Pro, an “increased focus on mental health and work/life balance.... will also prompt a demand for non-traditional benefits...”
Dari by Homethrive offers personalized coaching, navigation, and resources available at your employee’s fingertips, 24/7.
It allows employees to:
- Gain a knowledge advantage with advice coming directly from our experts.
- Get real answers from real people who understand.
- Connect with a community of peers who can offer support.
- Go Dedicated for tailored support to address all kinds of caregiving obstacles, such as finding specialists for grocery, meal, or medication delivery, scheduling transportation, coordinating home care visits, and more.
Learn more about Dari by Homethrive today to see how it can help you support caregivers on your team as we enter this new year.