According to a recent Fidelity survey of 600 employees with company stock-purchase plans, 76 percent said those plans make them work harder. Other findings:
- About half of respondents said stock plans make them less likely to change jobs.
- 86 percent said they considered the plans to be a key part of their compensation package.
- More than two thirds said stock plans make them feel more invested in their company.
- Four in 10 employees surveyed said stock option plans are a must when shopping for a new job.