Man sitting at computer One in three workers have left a job because they didn’t feel their employer cared about them as a person. (Image: Shutterstock)

In today’s “always-on” work environment that extends beyond the physical office, employers need to think far beyond the current notion of work-life balance to truly support workers’ well-being, according to Limeade’s 2020 Employee Care Report: The hidden causes of turnover.

“New HR technology enables companies to virtually deliver the tools, resources and communications employees need to do their jobs more efficiently,” the authors write. “But employees aren’t robots. If you ask more of them or push them harder, they’ll need additional support to maintain their personal well-being and levels of performance you are asking them to achieve.”

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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