If you’re a small business owner or human resources professional offering an employee benefits package, you know how important benefits are to your staff.
In fact, the benefits you offer may be one of the reasons your staff members chose to work at your organization. In the 2015 Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)’s Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement Report, benefits were ranked as the third most important factor contributing to employee happiness, even more so than overall compensation and pay, which ranked fourth.
Many employees sign up for benefits when they begin a job and never make changes to their benefits. Some don’t understand their benefit options well enough to make an informed decision about what they should choose. Others believe the choices they made years or decades ago still work for them.
Here’s what you need to know to get your employees more engaged in their benefits.