HR execs are facing challenges on all fronts. Sixty-three percent say they feel overwhelmed about making the best employee benefit choices for employees, according to a survey by Quest Diagnostics. Seventy-seven percent want to lower costs, but don't have the tools to do so. Seventy-eight say the great resignation has affected their organization and 90% say they’ll have to improve benefit packages and increase wages.
HR Execs Worry About Undiagnosed Chronic Conditions
The pandemic has led to delayed medical care, which is a big worry for HR execs. Seventy-three percent worry that employees have undiagnosed chronic illnesses. Sixty-three percent of employees have put off routine medical appointments or screenings over the past two years. In addition, 84% of HR execs are concerned about their employees' mental health while 85% are concerned about physical health. Ninety percent of HR execs and 89% of employees say that health screening programs are essential for a company to be considered an employer of choice.