Juggling Work, Life and Wellness

By Robert Half November 17, 2016 at 2:13pm

JUGGLING WORK, LIFE AND WELLNESS

How supportive is your company of its employees’ efforts to achieve work-life balance?

MANAGERS: WORKERS:
Very supportive 63% 34%
Somewhat supportive 34% 52%
Somewhat unsupportive 2% 9%
Not supportive at all 2% 4%

Source: OfficeTeam surveys of 306 senior managers and 503 workers in the United States. Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

The work-life balance benefits employees value most, and what companies offer:

WHAT WORKERS WANT: WHAT COMPANIES OFFER:
Flexible work schedules 44% 37%
Generous vacation time or sabbaticals 33% 42%
Telecommuting or work from home options 12% 14%
Health and wellness tools or programs 8% 29%
On-site services (daycare, food, dry cleaning, gym) 2% 5%
Paid parental leave 1% 25%
Subsidized transportation or carpools/shuttles 0% 4%

Source: OfficeTeam survey of 503 workers in the United States.

*Multiple responses permitted. Top responses shown.

The health and wellness perks employees value most, and what companies offer:

WHAT WORKERS WANT: WHAT COMPANIES OFFER:
Access to fitness facilities or programs 27% 40%
Wellness incentives (offering prizes for pursuing weight loss or smoking cessation) 26% 48%
Ergonomic evaluations and equipment 17% 41%
Healthy food options 11% 43%
Stress management resources 10% 37%
On-site vaccinations or health screenings 8% 42%

Source: OfficeTeam surveys of 503 workers and 306 human resources managers in the United States.

*Multiple responses permitted. Top responses shown.

© 2016 OfficeTeam. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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