NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Employee benefits administrator, Clarity Benefit Solutions, explains how to fosteraccountability through engagement and optimize open enrollment.
Studies show that engaged employees are not only happier, but more productive, as well. Here are some ways to keep employees actively engaged.
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Next, employers should extend plenty of opportunities for professional development. Offer sessions during lunchtime so employees can sharpen their skills and network with their peers. Provide career counseling to help employees set long-term career goals. This will help with employee retention—as employees will feel recognized and appreciated. To further enhance this engagement, employers should listen to what their employees say, and take their comments and concerns seriously—acting on their feedback.
Employers should also make it their mission to increase employee enrollment in benefit plans. Studies show that the right combination of workplace culture and benefits comprise a significant portion of employee engagement. There are several ways to increase employee benefit enrollment, particularly during open enrollment season. Education is vital. Use a combination of methods to deliver benefit information: flyers, handouts, emails, websites, and social media platforms. Hold several meetings to address any questions and concerns. Offer an online portal so employees can have access to their information at their convenience. Make sure they have options such as mobile apps, decision support tools, and a debit card to optimize the entire process.
It is also important that employers continue to provide education and support beyond the open enrollment period. Offer tips and tricks via email as well as all social media platforms—making sure that the information is cross-posted for the ultimate exposure. Employees will remain engaged because they will continue to feel a sense of worth and that their contributions to the company matter.
About Clarity Benefit Solutions: Clarity Benefit Solutions provides technology that makes the health insurance plan selection process fast, easy, and straightforward. For over two decades, we have provided clients with industry-leading technology, compliance, and exceptional customer service. Our offering is designed to save time and lower the costs of managing benefits while also promoting employee self-service and automated ACA compliance.
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