Rebecca Myers is the founder of Work In Your Work Out (WIYWO) and a bona fide fitness fan! As a personal trainer (PT), business owner and busy mother of two, Rebecca understands the challenges busy workers face when trying to achieve the perfect work/life balance.
At Work In Your Work Out (WIYWO) we have a mantra (well, we have a few – but this one is especially for our HR customers!). It’s ‘healthy employees = happy employees’ and underpins the reason we’re here, doing what we do.
Research by Glassdoor shows that benefits and perks play an increasingly important role in the candidate attraction and retention game. Nearly three in five (57%) of people reported that benefits and perks were amongst their top considerations before accepting a job.
When a great employee quits, it’s tough. Reasons are varied – they follow partners to different locations, have personal commitments to family, decide to re-train in totally different career, or find a career promotion that can’t be matched presently.
When you consider that the cost of replacing a lost employee is around 150% of that person’s annual salary (Columbia University) and each year the average company loses 20-50% of its employee base (Bain & Company), it’s clear that retaining quality staff should be a priority…