With each job change, employees face complex questions about what to do with their retirement savings from their previous employer(s). Almost half (45%) of them make decisions counter to their best interests. Employers can help turn this around—and it’s in their best interests to do so.
Communicating about employee benefits amid the legislative swirl in Washington may have its challenges, but the hype surrounding efforts to repeal or replace the Affordable Care Act also presents an ideal opportunity for your voluntary benefits to gain some real traction.
With an improving labor market and increasingly diverse workforce, organizations are pulling out all the stops, looking for ways to attract, retain, and engage their employees. And they’ve realized that engagement starts—and ends— with employee benefits. We’ve outlined why benefits are an important part of the employee engagement equation, and some of the ways your benefits program can help improve engagement at your company.
The world is changing in more ways than we can count. For benefits professionals, this means adapting to three big, new realities and factoring them into your employee benefits strategy to help your organization thrive.
Benefits communications can be especially challenging when your teams aren’t working under the same roof or even in the same country. Here are some key strategies for keeping your employees informed and engaged—wherever they are.
Don’t annoy employees with the typical cheesy stock photos, generic statements about healthy living or the-sky-is-falling reminders about soaring health care costs. Instead, educate employees and their families about the practical ways your company supports their unique goals.