well-being is something every employer must take seriously if they want to retain top talent

well-being is something every employer must take seriously if they want to retain top talent

via Fortune by Claire Hastwell

Well-being and work-life balance aren’t typically mentioned in the same breath as New York City company culture.

And Great Place to Work® data on employee experiences across the country confirm it: New York workplaces underperform other regions on measures of work-life balance by up to seven percentage points.

But ask an employee at one of the 2021 Best Workplaces in New York™, and they will probably heap praise on their employers for their wellness focus. These standout workplaces are keyed into the often-overlooked essentials of employee well-being.

The list, produced by Great Place to Work, is based on confidential survey data representing more than 78,000 employees at companies in New York state and the tristate and metro areas, assessing their experiences of trust, innovation, company values, and leadership.

With burnout on bosses’ minds and record numbers of employees leaving their jobs in what some have dubbed “the great resignation,” well-being is something every employer must take seriously if they want to retain top talent.

Noom, a consumer-first digital health platform, knows employee well-being is much more than açai bowls and yoga between meetings. At Noom—No. 5 on this years’ list—wellness also captures crucial employee experiences that prevent burnout, such as employee empowerment and growth.

If you work at Noom, you are encouraged to be the “CEO of You Inc.” which is another way of describing how the company supports self-development through mentorship, learning opportunities, and open communication about professional goals and work-life harmony.

That is why 96% of Noom employees say it’s a great place to work and 97% say the company encourages them to balance their work life and their personal life—a key driver landing them on the Best Workplaces in New York this year…

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