Looking back 20 or 30 years the very nature and definition of a company was very different than it is today. Companies used to be viewed solely as a place that offered jobs in exchange for compensation. Employees would show up to the building, work 9-5 and then go home again at the end of the day.
Companies today are no longer just an employer that pays people to show up–in fact a large number of workers don’t even go into a centralized office building anymore. Now companies are involved in not only an employee’s work life, but also in their personal life. Companies provide gyms, therapy, financial planners, etc…it is much more than just place that provides you with a job. Companies are focusing more on employee engagement and experience today than ever before.
We are seeing a blurring of work and life and organizations have to adapt to this shift. They can no longer just focus on an employee’s work life, they also have to focus on the personal aspect of our lives.
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