Most prized summer benefits
The most desired perk for 41% of surveyed workers. Employees want added flexibility in their summer schedules to spend more time with family and friends. Many employees already enjoy this benefit, as 75% of HR managers reported offering flexible scheduling at their company.
Employees want more time off to enjoy the long summer days. In the poll, 28% of employees would like to head home early for the weekend and 63% of employers offer this perk.
These bonding events with coworkers were desired most by 11% of employees and 28% of companies celebrate summer with an employee picnic or potluck.
Even though only 5% of workers named casual dress as their top benefit pick, over half of employers (57%) permit employees to dress down in the summer.
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Employees that yearn for the long summer vacations of their childhood wish their employers would provide benefits more conducive to summer freedom. According to a new OfficeTeam survey, employees rated the following summer benefits highest on their wish lists. (Images: Thinkstock)