How COVID-19 Has Accelerated Workplace Trends
Phil Jordan of BW Research discusses the benefits and policies most likely to help attract and retain top talent in today’s evolving US workforce.
- Industries and occupations identified as at high risk for elimination or significant change due to economic disruption have been hit hardest by the pandemic shutdowns.
- Benefits beyond wages – such as flexible schedules, work that aligns with personal values, and corporate commitment to sustainability – are increasingly important to today’s workers.
- Gen Z, the youngest generation in the workforce, is the most diverse generation in American history and has high expectations regarding executive leadership and corporate governance.
- The most successful companies in the future will be those that implement benefits and policies tailored to the preferences of today’s evolving workforce.