More Than 90% of HR Leaders Say They Added New Family Benefits During The COVID-19 Outbreak

A new survey released today by Cleo, a support system for working families, found that 93 percent of human resource professionals say their company is providing new additional family benefits to its employees during the COVID-19 outbreak.

At the same time, 75 percent are considering adding additional benefits according to the new survey findings.

The survey, commissioned by Cleo and conducted by Wakefield Research, surveyed 500 HR and benefits leaders in large enterprise organizations between March 18 and March 20 in order to explore how HR leaders are investing in family benefits during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Providing flexibility and employee well-being were top of mind for HR professionals. More than 50 percent of those surveyed have added family benefits that support working parents with children, such as expert guides and live coaches.

Of those who indicated they are looking to add even more benefits, family benefits that support working parents with children, such as expert guides and live coaches was on the top of their wish list.

The survey uncovered that gaps in in-person care were also top-of-mind for HR professionals with most worried about senior citizens (69 percent) as well as parents with young families (64 percent). 

Find out more at hicleo.com.

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