Soft skills
June 26, 2024

The impact of benefit programs on employee engagement, satisfaction, and turnover.

In today’s rapidly evolving job market, Human Resources (HR) departments face the constant challenge of attracting and retaining top talent. One of the most effective strategies has been the implementation of comprehensive benefit programs. These programs have undergone significant changes, with a growing emphasis on non-traditional benefits that cater to the diverse needs of employees. This shift reflects broader trends in the HR field, where the focus is on holistic approaches to employee well-being and professional development.

HR’s Common Challenges

HR departments encounter numerous challenges in their quest to maintain a productive and satisfied workforce. According to a recent report by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the most common issues include:

  • Employee Engagement: Only 21% of employees globally are engaged in their work, according to Gallup's 2023 State of the Global Workplace report. Disengagement can lead to lower productivity and higher turnover rates.
  • Employee Satisfaction: Ensuring that employees are satisfied with their job roles, work environment, and benefits is critical for retention. A study by Glassdoor and Indeed found that employees who are satisfied with their benefits are significantly more likely to report high job satisfaction.
  • Turnover Rates: High turnover rates can be costly and disruptive. The Work Institute's 2022 Retention Report revealed that 78% of the causes of employee turnover are preventable, making it essential for HR to find effective retention strategies.
  • Work-Life Balance: Employees increasingly demand better work-life balance, which can be addressed through flexible working arrangements and supportive benefits. Companies offering flexible arrangements experience a remarkable 25% decrease in turnover rates.

Morphoses to the Rescue

The importance of soft skills in the modern workplace cannot be overstated. Skills such as communication, problem-solving, and critical thinking are essential for personal and professional success. According to Deloitte Insights, 92 % of companies surveyed reported that human capabilities matter as much or more than hard skills in today’s business world. Morphoses offers a unique solution by providing a comprehensive soft-skill development program for the children of employees. This innovative benefit addresses several HR challenges:

  • Engagement & Wellbeing: Morphoses reduces parental stress by supporting the success of their children, leading to happier, more engaged employees. When employees know their children are gaining valuable skills, they can focus better on their work. A happier workforce translates into improved productivity and reduced turnover.
  • Inclusive & Accessible: Morphoses is accessible to all working parents, regardless of their position or location, fostering a sense of inclusion within the company. This inclusive approach ensures that all employees feel valued and supported.
  • Proven ROI: The Morphoses platform includes a user-friendly dashboard that delivers key metrics on engagement and progress, empowering HR departments to make data-driven decisions and maximize ROI. With a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 9.2/10 and an average activation rate of 85%, Morphoses has already managed to transform numerous workplaces.

Success Stories

Morphoses has a growing number of multinational clients who have implemented our programs with great success. The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, with many clients reporting significant improvements in employee engagement and satisfaction. Our platform’s high NPS (9.2/10) and activation rate (85% on average) are testaments to its effectiveness and the value it brings to organizations. According to the 2023 Workplace Trend Report by Glassdoor and Indeed 'as hiring challenges persist, due in part to the shrinking working-age population, holistic benefits have become an even more critical part of compensation packages', pointing out the increasing importance of human-centered benefits.

Stay Ahead of the Curve - Invest in the future

Investing in the future means equipping the next generation with the skills they need to succeed. By offering Morphoses as a benefit, companies can enhance employee engagement, satisfaction, and retention. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be the coolest person in the office by bringing in innovative solutions that truly make a difference. Stay ahead of the curve and invest in a benefit that matters to your employees but also their families.

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  1. Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  2. Gallup. (2023). State of the Global Workplace
  3. Indeed & Glassdoor’s Hiring and Workplace Trends Report 2023
  4. Work Institute. (2022). Retention Report
  5. Deloitte Insights. (2021). A new approach to soft skill development