Survey: Benefit Packages Influence Employment Decisions [Infographic]

David Schepp
benefits packages influence employment job choice
benefits packages influence employment job choice

As wages for workers have stagnated in recent years, many employees have become increasingly appreciative of the benefits their employers provide.

A recent survey by consulting-firm Mercer shows benefits now play a more important role in a worker's decision to join an organization and stay with it. However, satisfaction with overall benefits packages -- health care benefits, in particular -- is down compared to five years ago, according to the firm's latest What's Working survey of American employees.