Digital Economy

People Strategy

Digital Economy at Aon – A Workforce Fit for the Future

In a fast-paced and competitive market, your people are your biggest investment, and should be at the heart of your growth strategy. Whether you’re considering the total reward package you offer, the best value for your benefits spend, compensation and benefits benchmarking, talent or new country expansion support – Aon can help.

Digital business models offer exponential growth potential and the same applies to talent – hiring talent with digital skills can offer exponential growth for organisations.

As part of our Digital Economy team, Aon People Solutions - with our global footprint, extensive people, reward and benefits expertise, and data driven workforce insights - is perfectly equipped to support digital organisations make better workforce decisions.

  • Our data-led insights: We hold proprietary workforce, compensation, and benefits data for thousands of organisations across the world, so clients trust our insights.
  • Combined with expertise. Our industry expert consultants provide context to our data-led insights, combined with deep expertise in rewards, talent, and analytics to inform business leaders.
  • Enable business leaders to make better decisions. We link the objective data analysis to real outcomes and understand and quantify the opportunities for action.

At Aon we understand the challenges that high-paced growing digital-first organisations face, particularly when it comes to reward, benefits, and people. The war for talent in the digital landscape of organisations is a hot topic, and balancing reward structure within a period of high growth or rapid change in organisations brings complex challenges.

Our experience in working with over 500 growing multinational companies has driven Aon to develop a unique approach to deliver competitive, compliant total benefits packages, the ability to optimise your people investment, and to accelerate understanding your workforce.

Key People Challenges for Growing and Evolving Digital Organisations:

  • Navigating total reward, benefits and compensation
  • Developing a sustainable, scalable, and compliant benefits strategy for your employees
  • Voluntary benefits for your providers
  • Competitive benchmarking data and market information
  • New country expansion – consultancy and activation across benefits, pensions, and people

Aon’s People Solutions Can Support Your Organisation Throughout its Life Cycle:

Start-Up Organisations

Scale-Up / Growth Organisations

Established Enterprise Organisations

Maturity & Exit

How Aon Can Help:

Aon is positioned to partner with you to develop your people and provider talent and reward strategy.


  • Dedicated, collaborative team of diverse global experts.
  • Access to local experts (in country) to help understand local market nuances, competitive landscape, and benchmarking positions as well as employee expectations, ensuring the most suitable rewards design that suits your needs.
  • Sourcing benefits providers: As a global leader in benefits broking, we can access providers that deliver value at competitive terms for employers based on the needs of their employees.

Data & Insight:

  • Our compensation data represents one of the leading and most extensive technology sector compensation databases in the world.
  • Access to market data reports and insights across a range of HR/People, Benefits and Reward topics.
  • Thought leaders in future workforce trends are innovating in collaboration with our clients.

Technology & Communications

  • Access to significant digital benefits solutions enabling self-service, enhanced benefits experience, and access to voluntary benefits. Our solutions enable clients to use a multi-channel design agency to promote benefits and drive engagement.
  • Deliver insight and consultancy in preparation for communication and change.

Working with Aon’s People Solutions - Outcomes for your Organisation include:

Business Growth Support:

Optimise your workforce agility and resilience, and support your people as you grow:

  • Job architecture and future skills mapping
  • Workforce planning and location analysis
  • New country expansion support
  • Global benefits strategy and development
  • Voluntary benefits for gig workers
Managing your People Risk:

Attract and retain the right talent in a competitive market.

  • Talent assessment and selection
  • Talent development and mobility
  • Managing performance and productivity
  • Understanding competitors and market trends
  • Mandatory benefits consulting
  • Pay equity and DE&I analytics
  • Manage your risk profile challenges, especially with Joint Ventures.
Achieving Better Value for your Spend:

We understand that you need more value for your benefits spend, and a competitive benefits package for your providers and employees.

  • Build your compensation and reward offering
  • Build a robust benefits strategy through benchmarking
  • Get the best broking value with sourced providers
  • Consolidate existing small volume of policies

Aon Supports you to Accelerate Understanding Your Workforce

Our team of experts have extensive people, reward and benefits experience and expertise, and are perfectly placed to support organisations in the digital economy. We work with organisations of all shapes and sizes, including growing multinational clients that are focused on growth and need a people strategy to match, or established enterprise clients that are evolving their workforce in the digital era.

Central to our partnership, is the ability to offer a comprehensive solution at a competitive price, as well as offering the scale and leverage of Aon as a brand to offer organisations access to market leading, high-quality compensation and benefits data, benefits providers, and technology.

Talk to Our Team

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