To make the most of those painstakingly assembled benefits packages, employees have to use them. But many – particularly Millennials — are falling behind. A survey from Collective Health of San Mateo, CA found that 72% of 18- to34-year olds are often confused about the benefit options they have.
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Company culture; student loan assistance; marketing your benefits; the gender pay gap. Here’s what HR people were talking about in March.
The infomercial may seem like an unlikely way to get employees to use their benefits. And while nobody is suggesting you adopt the full cheesy approach, there’s inspiration in a strategy that gets employees attention and encourages them to…act now!
Are you looking to maximize your benefits offerings and ROI? First, you need to get employees to use them! The secret is to approach your benefits communications like a comprehensive marketing plan that’s designed to get your “customers'” attention. Read our six tips for marketing employee benefits.
Organizations understand how severe weather affects business continuity. But employees’ personal challenges can be equally as harmful to productivity. A great business continuity strategy helps employees bounce back from personal challenges, as well as the big events that impact the whole company.
College debt has a profound effect on healthcare. Steep upfront costs steer tomorrow’s workforce away from healthcare careers, while mountainous student debt distracts current healthcare employees. The solution? A strategy that helps people effectively manage the cost of an education.
Do you know what HR challenges your benefits are trying to solve — or why exactly you have them? If you can’t answer those questions, your benefits lineup may be in need of some spring cleaning.
Great employee benefits are only part of an effective talent management strategy. To get the most from these benefits, managers need to effectively communicate when and how these programs can be useful.
Free food, nap rooms, on-site gyms… these are just a few of the benefits offered to recruit Millennials. But what if these perks don’t fit your benefits strategy? Luckily, other criteria are just as important to Gen Y workers — but are often overlooked as recruitment tools.