Global Employer Insight Survey: Recruitment & Retention
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In 2022, 98% of global employers strongly agreed that their H&W programmes help retain and attract employees versus 93% in 2021.
In 2022, 52% of employers said increased employee retention was very important in measuring the success of their H&W programmes compared to 47% in 2021 and 48% in 2020. Half of employers surveyed in 2022 said increased employee recruitment was very important in gauging the success of their programmes versus 40% in 2021 and 39% in 2020.
Over the last 3 years, most global employers think their H&W programmes have been successful with increasing employee retention: 89% in 2022, 79% in 2021 and 83% in 2020. The percentage of employers who think their programmes were strongly successful in this area are: 41% in 2022 and 2021 and 38% in 2020. The percentage of employers who think their programmes were somewhat successful in this area are: 48% in 2022, 38% in 2021 and 45% in 2020.
Over the last 3 years, the criteria companies use to measure H&W ROI have been about the same: increased productivity — 70% in 2022 and 2021, 72% in 2020; increased employee engagement scores — 62% in 2022, 64% in 2021 and 2020; decreased absenteeism — 43% in 2022, 36% in 2021 and 41% in 2020; and, decreased employee turnover — 37% in 2022, 38% in 2021 and 34% in 2020.
Over the last 3 years, less than half of employers strongly agree their company can effectively track metrics used to evaluate their H&W programmes: 49% in 2022, 43% in 2021 and 48% in 2020.
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