With five generations now in the workforce, offering a vast array of benefits that appeal to all times of an employee’s career – those just entering the workforce to those getting ready to retire – has never been more crucial. In fact, 75% of employees saying they’d likely accept a new job if offered the ability to customize their benefits to meet their needs.
FLEXIBILITY IN THE WORKPLACE ISN’T THE FUTURE: IT’S ALREADY HERE
by Mike Henson (June 4, 2018)
According to a survey, there’s an unsettling number of employees who take work home with them. The number of people who put in more than the standard eight- or nine-hour workday is significant. So, why do some employers resist the growing trend of flexible work locations and schedules?
Money is a magnet for attracting top-level talent for any organization. But it’s not always the ultimate pull in retaining it, especially when factoring in the age of the talent in question. Let’s break down the things that build up each generation’s spirits in terms of benefit preferences.
WHY SENDING YOUR EMPLOYEES BACK TO SCHOOL ENSURES YOU MAKE THE GRADE
by Mike Henson (September 17, 2018)
It’s back-to-school season again! Perhaps it’s time to consider sending your employees back to school, too.
In an information economy, education is the greatest tool a business can wield. The best part is that education is a commodity that can’t be taken from you once you have it – it’s an inexhaustible resource.
Being the boss can be tough. People are dependent on you to give them direction and lead the charge. It’s not just about making the right decision at the right time; it’s also about uniting your team and raising them up to take on any challenge the business world can throw at them.
5 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION TIPS TO DRIVE EMPLOYEES’ UNDERSTANDING OF THEIR BENEFITS & INCREASES SATISFACTION
by The Drury Group (2 years ago)
This ebook shares the top five ways to overcome effective communication obstacles, educate employees and get them engaged in the benefits process. If you'd like to learn more once you read the ebook, we'd be happy to talk.
With open enrollment just around the corner, now is the perfect time to make sure you have everything ready to help your employees make this enrollment the best yet. Use this checklist to get a jump-start – and let us know how we can help.
PROMOTING WELLNESS AS A WAY OF CUTTING RISING HEALTHCARE COSTS
by Charles Pareigis (September 12, 2018)
If you provide your employees with healthcare coverage, you’re probably keeping a wary eye on the market right about now. And yet health benefits are still considered the most desirable employee offering, with a solid 88% of survey respondents saying it played a major role in where they applied for jobs.
A benefits consultant’s job goes well beyond reaching out to you once a year to provide your renewal notice. He or she should serve as extension of your HR team and provide true consulting services on an ongoing basis.
HELP YOUR EMPLOYEES SAY GOODBYE TO HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
by Charles Pareigis (May 8, 2018)
The numbers on high blood pressure (HBP) are equally well-documented and staggering to say nothing of hypertension and other cardiovascular ailments. Bottom line: Employees with high blood pressure affect your bottom line. So, what can you do as an employer to help employees become a little more heart healthy? Lots of things, actually.
RESOLVE TO MAKE RETIREMENT EASIER (FOR YOUR EMPLOYEES)
by Charles Pareigis (April 6, 2018)
Eat healthier. Travel more. Spend more time with friends and family. While you can’t force your employees to prepare for the future, you have the power to make it more lucrative for them to do so. Learn how.
A SURVEY: HOW SUCCESSFUL WAS YOUR OPEN ENROLLMENT?
by The Drury Group (February 1, 2018)
Now that the flurry of pre-communications, employee meetings, countless questions, and one-on-one conversations has come to an end and your open enrollment is finally over, it’s time to assess how it went.
7 WAYS YOUR EMPLOYEES’ HEALTH & WELL-BEING HELP YOUR BOTTOM LINE
by The Drury Group (2 years ago)
We wanted to take a closer look at the benefits of healthy, happy employees – and show you how it can even help your bottom line. View the infographic to learn more, and reach out to us to talk about an employee benefit program that works for your company.