Data Digest

We do the research on your workforce so you don't have to

Posted on August 23, 2018 at 11:00 AM

Supporting your workforce so they can focus at work starts with understanding what's on their mind. We read through the research (so you don't have to), and we've got insights on where your employees are at right now.

59% of employees cannot strongly agree that they know what their organization stands for

In many industries, frontline employees are a company’s most impactful brand ambassadors. If they can’t confidently say what sets their company apart, they can’t deliver that message onto customers. A case study in the Harvard Business Review shows how MGM Resorts transformed their reputation from exclusively casinos to worldwide resorts and entertainment by cultivating employee brand engagement.

25% of working adults said that financial worries caused them health problems

15% said that problems with finances made them miss work. Employers and employees have seen the value of long-term savings benefits for decades, but new research is highlighting that short-term and emergency savings are badly needed. Employers are adapting, offering new Financial Wellness benefits from income-advance loans to rainy day savings accounts.

One in five parents paid $3,000 or more to care for their children over the summer in 2017

When school lets out for the summer, millions of working parents are faced with the sudden expense of full-time child care. For many parents, this means a patchwork of help from family, using vacation or sick time to stay home, and paying for summer camp programs. The cost, logistics and uncertainty of temporary summer care are an additional burden that families struggle to manage; 46% of parents said that affording summer care was hard.


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 Sources: 1) Focus on the Positive: A New Approach to Change Management via Gallup.com; 2) More Large Employers Add Financial Wellness Tools to Benefits Menu via Insurance Journal; 3) The Summer Care Gap via New America


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