Resignation Man carrying work things

Employers use perks and benefits to counteract the Great Resignation

Many firms are providing new benefits and allowing more flexible schedules in response to the prolonged tight labour market, which has seen workers resign at record rates.

Firms have been beefing up benefits

KPMG, an accounting and advising business, will make automatic 401(k) contributions of up to 8% of a worker’s compensation rather than matching individual contributions, among other benefits changes.

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How to increase staff productivity

The epidemic has demonstrated that businesses can rely on their employees to remain productive no matter where they are.

Staff members are under pressure to complete their to-do list, whether it’s staying on top of emails, racing to meetings, or meeting deadlines.

To all those who work from home, the absence of a commute and less distractions have aided productivity not only at work, but also at home.

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Remote work man with laptop

How can HR help employees use their right to ‘switch off’ ?

The epidemic mingled work and personal life in a way that had never been seen before. Suddenly, our houses transformed into offices, and turning off the computer at the end of the day became increasingly impossible.

Most of us were caught off guard by this change. Although several sectors have worked successfully remotely for the past 18 months and are more suited than ever to do so in the future, many people are unsure where work life stops and home life starts.

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