The study conducted by WTW highlights that a significant (39%) number of neurodivergent employees want to see a greater emphasis on benefits that manage their emotional health.
In the experience economy, it’s no longer just about what’s good for business. It's also about thinking 'people first'.
Priorities of the job seekers and the employees have seen huge change over the last two years. A mentally healthy workplace and flexible work culture have surfaced as two major criteria that the job seekers have been pressing on. With the market running short of talent, are the organisations well aware of the latest needs of the workers?
With fewer suitable candidates in the labour market and higher expectations from jobseekers, the only solution has been for organisations to step up their processes and try to match talent demands – quite a reversal of the previous employer-jobseeker relationship.
The study also delves into the concept of ‘Omni-connectedness’ where employees can experience a level playing field of full participation and equitable connection with their work.
Human Resource professionals raised in corporate cultures of yore are overwhelmed with this wave of this young and dynamic Gen Z workforce, which somehow always has digital devices in hand, air pods in the ear, and a screen in front of them. Hence, it is again time to rethink our management approach and ideas.
With more startups emerging every day, who put not only their employee's health but also their experience first, people have started taking note of how this can better their work life.