As competition for talent heats up, nearly 1/3 of
organizations have increased their benefits in the past
12 months, particularly their health and wellness perks.
To stand out from your competitors in today’s labor market, consider
leveraging these popular benefits, which more companies have been
offering in recent years, according to the Society for Human Resource
Management’s 2017 Employee Benefits survey report.
The Benefts Race
Percent of Employers Boosting Benefits in 2017
Standing Desks Surge
Of more than 300 benefits studied, this is the one
that increased most over the years.
Tips for Making Perks Work
Q Conduct surveys to find out what
Q Benchmark your organization’s
benefits against others in your
Q Align perks with organizational
strategy, values and culture.
Q Manage the cost of benefits,
which now make up 1/3 of total
Q Review your benefits communication plan to ensure offerings are
understood and used by employees.
Employers Offering ...
Health Care for Part-Timers Telemedicine
2015 2016 2017
Professional and career development
Employee programs and services
Retirement savings and planning
Housing and relocation
11% 34% increase over the
past year, to