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Company Perks for Employees to Stay

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company perks for employees

What company perks for employees, would make you love your employer even more?  Career Builder asked this in a recent survey and here were the things that 3900 employees said were important to them.

Things that were most important to workers:

  • Salary mattered – 88%
  • Flexible schedule – 59 %
  • Being able to make a difference – 48 %
  • Having a certain title – 45%
  • Challenging work – 35 %
  • Ability to work from home – 33 %
  • Academic reimbursement – 18 %
  • Having an office – 17 %
  • Company car – 14 %

Wish List of Company Perks for Employees

26% percent of workers said that offering special perks is an effective good way to improve employee retention.

  • Half-day Fridays – 40 %
  • On-site fitness center – 20 %
  • Ability to wear jeans – 18 %
  • Daily catered lunches – 17 %
  • Massages – 16 %
  • Nap room – 12%
  • Rides to and from work – 12 %
  • Snack cart that comes around the office – 8 %
  • Private restroom – 7 %
  • On-site daycare – 6 %

What ultimately entices workers to stay with a company?

70 percent of workers reported that increasing salaries is the best way to boost employee retention while 58 % pointed to better benefits. Of course we knew it had to be about compensation.  What other company perks for employees really make people stay?

  • Provide flexible schedules – 51 %
  • Increase employee recognition (awards, cash prizes, company trips) – 50 %
  • Ask employees what they want and put feedback into action – 48 %
  • Increase training and learning opportunities – 35 %
  • Hire additional workers to ease workloads – 22 %
  • Provide academic reimbursement – 22 %
  • Carve out specific career paths and promote more – 21 %
  • Institute a more casual dress code – 14%

Check out the full article from Career Builder here.

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