The good news for employees: The job market is opening up, increasing opportunities to change jobs if they want to.
The bad news for employers: The workers most likely to look for new jobs are those that organizations would most like to keep.
The secret weapon for retaining valued, high-performing employees with wandering eyes: better benefits.
Say hello to the new employee-driven job market.
The recession made it hard for unhappy workers to find other jobs and created a decidedly employer-driven job market. It led cash-strapped businesses to downsize theiralong with their staffs. Now, departing employees are telling their organizations that they are leaving, in part, to find better benefits elsewhere.
In fact, a major study of employees by supplemental insurance provider Aflac reveals that 71% of workers who say they are satisfied with their benefits packages say they also are satisfied with their jobs....(register to read more)