As 2019 unfolds I challenge you to be bold with your benefits. What will you do to make your benefits stand out?
Articles by Jennifer Benz
Given the big challenges facing our country, I can think of no group more qualified or capable of influencing our political climate than HR and benefits leaders.
While sometimes seen as a roadblock or gatekeeper, an internal communications team can be a vocal advocate for the benefits team’s goals and vision.
That’s exactly where HR leaders should and can be prioritizing investments. Let’s focus on technology that brings us closer to our goals, our dreams and most importantly, each other.
Organizations must have cultures of trust and compassion, so employees can be transparent about the burdens they manage outside of work and so their work can flex around those needs.
Just as we know how to build best practices for designing HR programs, we’ve also developed best practices for driving engagement with benefits.
Increasingly, benefits programs are asking employees to make thoughtful decisions about complicated topics — and to engage in programs throughout the year. As part of your strategy, think about how and when employees will take the time to use these programs.