Want to know what benefits are highly coveted nowadays? Fertility and family-forming benefits.
Out of 1,000 respondents, only 12% had these benefits. And out of them, 50% don’t feel their company offers enough to meet their needs. That’s according to a new study by Carrot Fertility in collaboration with RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association.
If your firm doesn’t offer these benefits you may want to consider it. Reason: 89% of respondents said the fertility and family-forming process has negatively impacted their mental health. And by now you know that affects productivity.
Plus, 88% of respondents said “they would consider changing jobs for fertility benefits.”
So even if you don’t have the budget, you may want frame it to higher ups as a great recruitment and retention tool that’ll help cut down on turnover.
If you decide to offer fertility and family-forming benefits, make sure they’re inclusive. They need to cover same sex partners, adoption, and equal maternity and paternity leave.
Info: Carrot Fertility and RESOLVE Uncover Fertility and Family-Forming Trends in New Fertility at Work Study