401(k)s, Free Food, Pet Insurance—What Benefits Are Best Employers Offering?

Health Care gets the bulk of the benefits attention these days, but what’s happening with other benefits, and what are your competitors offering? Sabbaticals? Free Food? PTO? Flex? Let’s find out what’s happening in the real world.

For years, BLR has surveyed HR, compensation, and benefits professionals to find trends in benefits. We appreciate your participation in our series of brief, targeted benefits surveys. Today’s survey topic: Benefits Other than Health Insurance. (We’ll publish the results in a future issue.)

Complete the Benefits Other than Health Insurance Survey now

Please participate in this brief survey and we’ll determine just how employers are handling their benefits in this difficult period. We’ll get answer to questions like these:

  • Which common benefits are employers offering (Dental? Vision? STD/ LTD? Life? EAP? Retirement plans? Flex, Telecommuting?
  • Which “Atypical” benefits like sabbaticals, pet insurance, childcare, financial planning assistance, free food, concierge service, are being offered?
  • How much of benefits administration is outsourced?

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Please take this brief survey and see how your existing practices and future plans stack up against those of the country’s most successful companies. The survey takes only a few minutes to complete, and it will help you stay on top of your industry and keep your organization competitive.

Complete the Benefits Other than Health Insurance Survey now

By sharing your insight, opinions, and experience, you’ll help us highlight trends and define benchmarks—by industry, geographic location, and size of employer—that will inform your decision-making for the coming year. At the same time, you’ll find out how your fellow HR professionals are handling tricky benefits challenges, and you’ll be able to compare your practices with those of your competitors.

Complete the Benefits Other than Health Insurance Survey now

Rest assured that all responses are confidential, and only aggregate findings will be published. All respondents will receive a report of the results.

Thank you for your valued input. We’ll report on the results in a future issue.


Stephen D. Bruce, PHR, PhD
Editor, HR Daily Advisor