Survey: 73 Percent Of Workers Consider Health And Wellness Offerings When Choosing A Job
MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Workers are looking to their employers for some help in meeting their health and wellness goals, new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam suggests. Seventy-three percent of professionals surveyed said a company's health and wellness offerings influence their decision to work there. Employees place the greatest weight on wellness incentives that reward healthy behavior (26 percent) and fitness facilities or programs (23 percent). Fortunately, these are the resources most commonly offered by organizations (43 percent and 41 percent, respectively). Twenty percent of companies don't have any health and wellness options.
View an infographic about corporate health and wellness offerings. Data tables with a breakdown of results by age, gender and company size are also available.
Workers were asked, "To what extent does a company's health and wellness offerings influence your decision to work there?" Their responses:
*Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.
The health and wellness offerings valued most by workers, and what's offered at companies:
**Multiple responses were permitted.
"Candidates today are taking a holistic view when weighing job offers, including looking at resources that impact their overall well-being," said Stephanie Naznitsky, executive director of OfficeTeam. "Companies that recognize employee health goes beyond standard benefits packages and offer robust wellness programs and perks are more likely to land and retain top talent."
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