Pet benefits being a motivating employment factor was especially true among younger consumers, with 49% of Gen Z and 45% of Millennial respondents saying they would be motivated to stay with a company that offers pet benefits or leave for one that does. (Credit: Justyna/Adobe Stock) Pet benefits being a motivating employment factor was especially true among younger consumers, with 49% of Gen Z and 45% of Millennial respondents saying they would be motivated to stay with a company that offers pet benefits or leave for one that does. (Credit: Justyna/Adobe Stock)

“The Great Resignation” is a phrase we’ve seen in the news a lot lately in regard to the worker shortage employers in the U.S. are currently seeing. In order to combat these shortages and stand out amongst a plethora of companies vying for top talent, many are introducing unique perks for their employees. According to a Nationwide survey, pet benefits are one such perk that could help a business shine amongst their competitors.

According to Nationwide, 70% of surveyed employees stated their employer does not currently offer pet-related benefits, and 30% said having pet benefits would convince them to stay with their current company or leave for a company that does offer them.

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Brittney Meredith-Miller

Brittney Meredith-Miller is assistant editor of PropertyCasualty360.com. She can be reached at [email protected]

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