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Virtual happy hours and Zoom office parties aren’t the magic solution to employee engagement that we wished they were. Some misguided leaders might direct the blame at staff themselves, arguing that “laziness” has abounded due to remote work. But it seems more likely that it’s the leaders who bear the most responsibility, as Gallup has found that the drop in work ethic collectively known as “quiet quitting” is tied to “clarity of expectations, opportunities to learn and grow, feeling cared about, and a connection to the organization’s mission or purpose.” The onus falls on the employer, it seems, to make sure their teams aren’t joining the chorus of quiet quitters that now make up half of the U.S. workforce.

How should employers step up? There are many actions across their organizations that employers can take to address employee satisfaction and productivity. Among these coordinated efforts is our world of benefits. Specifically, there is plenty of opportunity for employers to prove that they care with thoughtful and well-designed benefits to improve the lives of their employees.

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