The 10 benefits and policies any modern workplace should have
Georgene Huang & Liv McConnell Contributor Georgene Huang is CEO and Co-founder and Liv McConnell is Associate Editor at Fairygodboss, the largest career community for women, providing them with free resources like career connections, job listings, community advice, virtual events and hard-to-find intel about how companies treat women.
Want to attract (and retain) top talent, making your company’s workforce more competitive and cutting down on turnover costs to boot? The simplest way to do so starts with the benefits and policies you offer to employees.
We already know that benefits play a major hand in how candidates evaluate a job offer. One recent survey conducted by Fairygodboss, the largest career community for women, in partnership with Extend Fertility, found that 87% of professional women say a benefits package is important or very important to them when interviewing at a company. Respondents stated that the presence (or absence) of certain benefits would impact their likelihood to stay at an employer, too.
So, which specific benefits and policies are the ones that will set your company apart as a modern, desirable workplace? We spoke to experts — from CEOs to heads of HR —