- Invest in employee well-being - advocate for mental health support in the workplace.
- Review your flexible working strategy - embrace flexible work policies for better work/life balance.
- Review stock plan offerings - consider a company stock plan to improve employee engagement, drive employee ownership, and enhance compensation.
- Consider total rewards - after reviewing your offerings to confirm if your programs are aligned to your company culture and values and your employees’ needs, consider a Total Rewards approach.
Understanding employees’ needs from their employer regarding benefits and financial wellness and understanding take up of, and changes to, equity plans.
Workers want support from their employers in a wide-range of areas
Since our last survey in 2021, we found most workers remain consistent with the kinds of support they would like to see from their employers. With 33% reporting they would like support with work/life balance and 26% reporting they would like mental health and wellbeing support.
Compensation desires after salaries is also varied
When it comes to compensation desires, after their salary, workers rank getting a bonus, a workplace retirement savings plan, annual leave and work flexibility as the most important parts in their workplace benefits package.
Sentiment around work and work/life balance is mixed
58% of workers surveyed around the globe describing the current state of their work/life balance as “good". However, our findings also show that for around half of individuals surveyed (46%) work/life balance is also seen as a cause of stress.
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Source: The Fidelity Global Sentiment Survey 2022.
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More key findings
Understanding the emotional intensity experienced by people in the previous months and evaluating people’s well-being across finances, health, work and life.
Assessing financial and investing confidence, as well as current financial habits related to spending, saving and debt.
Determining current retirement timelines and changes to planned retirement ages and understanding employees’ approach to financial planning.
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The data collection, research and analysis for the above markets in regard to global employees was completed in partnership with Opinium, a strategic insight agency. Data collection took place between August 2022 and September 2022.
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