Benefits: They’re more important than ever to employers and employees. So why are so many companies communicating less about certain critical parts of their benefits programs?
Not showering staffers with 10% raises? Who is? But that’s why the benefits your company offers take on even greater significance now. Heck, some research even asserts that benefits have become more important than base pay to many employees.
Even if your organization has an incredibly attractive benefits package, if it’s not being communicated properly, you’re not getting the most out of it.
That’s just what the folks at Hewitt Associates found is happening. While companies are getting better at communicating about certain parts of their benefits plan, they’re actually doing worse then they were four years ago with others.
Check how your company’s spreading the word about your benefits against these negative trends to make sure you’re not following suit:
If you feel your organization could be falling into “under-communication mode,” call it out fast – before it undercuts the value of your benefits.