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Global Employee Benefits Trends Report 2022

The landscape of employee benefits is constantly evolving and adapting to changes in the world of work. As countries recover from the pandemic, various social, economic, and political factors are influencing the benefits solutions that workers are seeking from their employers.

Pacific Prime’s report aims to provide useful information and tips for HR professionals and business leaders, as well as to inform employees and curious readers about the employee benefits sector. It covers major trends and offers practical advice to bolster your decision-making process.

The report presents a brief overview of the top five global employee benefits trends in 2022, followed by detailed discussions on each trend. The five trends covered in the report are:

  1. A marked rise in office-based perks
  2. HR tech gets more sophisticated
  3. Companies re-approach holistic wellness
  4. Employee Benefits ‘go green” as Gen Z enters workspaces
  5. Fairness and equality evolve in the age of remote work

About the report

The world of work is ever-changing, and employee benefits are bound to follow suit. As countries gradually recover from the pandemic, we’re witnessing a number of social, economic, and political forces shaping the way in which we work and the employee benefits that employees are demanding from employers.

From identifying major trends shaping the employee benefits landscape to offering practical tips for HR professionals, the report aims to empower business leaders and HR professionals to make informed employee benefits decisions, as well as to shed light on the ins and outs of the sector for employees and curious readers.

Readers can expect a short summary of the top five global employee benefits trends in 2022, followed by in-depth sections on each trend.

What are the top global employee benefits trends in 2022?

Here’s a sneak peek of the kinds of questions our report poses in relation to the top global employee benefits trends in 2022. Delve into each of the trends and get practical tips for implementation by checking out our report!


How are employers planning to lure employees back to the office?

After long spells of remote working due to the pandemic, many employees are hesitant to return to the office. From four-day work weeks to lunch subsidies and more, the report will tell you the most lucrative incentives.

You’ll also get insights on the ‘Great Resignation’ and the impact it has on employee benefits when it comes to talent attraction and retention.

+ Tips on facilitating a smooth return to the office


What role does HR tech play in the areas of employee monitoring?

HR technology and tools are getting increasingly sophisticated to the point where AI and algorithms have become heavily involved in predicting, anticipating, and deciding what’s happening for employees. This includes workplace surveillance.

Find out:

What workplace surveillance is

Why employers are keen to implement it

How employees feel about it

+ Tips on getting employees to accept new technology in the workplace


Why are companies adopting a holistic approach to employee benefits?

It’s no surprise that employees are getting increasingly burnt out due to factors such as

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Rising inflation & the cost of living crisis

Usual stressors of life

As the mind-body connection is well known, employers are looking into benefits that go beyond physical health.


There’s still room for improvement, and our report digs deeper.

+ Tips on supporting employee wellbeing in the workplace


Is it necessary to consider Gen Z’s concerns about sustainability?

Out with the old, in with the new

Understand the Gen Z mindset, why values matter so much to this newest generation, and what this means for employers in the context of the ‘War for Talent’.

Green benefits are the answer

From carpooling and e-vehicles to paid volunteering days and more, discover how companies can easily greenify their employee benefits.


+ Tips on incorporating green initiatives into employee benefits offerings


Where are we headed when it comes to fairness and equality?

Did you know that more than 80% of employees consider their work environments to be unfair?


Our report uncovers the different layers of fairness and equality:

What fairness and equality in the workplace is, and why it is important

New questions of fairness emerge in the remote work era

How the gender wage gap remains a barrier for female employees

Moving towards an intersectional approach to DEI initiatives

+ Tips on increasing feelings of fairness and equality in the workplace

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