The key to long-term success in a pandemic and especially through quarantine is learning to work with each other. Companies are becoming more innovative as they navigate to maximize their resources, including their employees. Additionally, companies are redefining what workplace wellness means in terms of accomplishing business goals. In addition to their paycheck, many employees rely on employers for assistance in finances, healthcare, and retirement investment.
However, research indicates that employees are now using benefits such as equity compensation instead. Employees are engaging in stock more often via mobile devices. The global trend of digitalization and technology adoption has become prominent during the pandemic. More employees adapted their stock plans to a view of equity compensation toward their long-term goals.
This also reflects that many employees have hope for the future of their company despite working remotely. When the CARES Act passed in March 2020, many companies considered workplace benefits, such as student loan repayment. Companies see these kinds of benefits as leverage to maintain the long-term success of the company.