Employers noted a 67% improvement in employee morale (67%) and productivity (63%) after they updated their benefit packages. Also, 43% of employers and 58% of employees noted an improvement in workplace diversity since the switch to remote work.
The survey was conducted by Paychex, a company that provides payroll and human resources services to small and medium-sized enterprises.
Since switching to remote work, only 45% of respondents reported a change in company benefits. However, the survey showed that employees who update their benefits packages to new work preferences benefit from higher productivity, higher job satisfaction and a better corporate culture.
65% of workers whose benefits had changed since switching to remote work reported an increased level of job satisfaction. 73% of workers said that productivity levels had improved when employers adjusted their benefits package.
The preferred benefit updates for remote workers include flexible-working hours and performance bonuses. Others include home office stipend (31%) and reimbursement of Internet costs (30%).
The sources for this piece include an article in ZDNet.