As employers struggle to fill positions and employees express dissatisfaction with their jobs, voluntary benefits have an important role in supporting employee engagement and retention. It’s clear that employers need to help energize and engage their workforce. With the COVID-19 pandemic reshaping the labor market, 85% of the global workforce are unhappy with their career support from their employers and 87% think their employers are not listening to their needs. Voluntary benefits can help bridge the gap between workers’ and employers’ needs. Giving access to quality, vetted benefit products at group rates strengthens the employee-employer relationship — 75% of employees say voluntary benefits improved their employer’s ability to retain them.