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Does this describe you? You own or manage a business. You spend good money providing benefits for your employees. Most people don’t understand their benefits and utilize only a small portion of the entire menu. You think “Why do I bother?”  How can you get your employees to embrace their benefits?

Benefits might often be seen as a requirement that costs the company money. There are many different types of benefits, depending on the employer. Benefits are a recruiting and retention tool. They are also a form of reward, because they represent non-cash compensation given to employees. When employees get cash bonuses, animosity can develop as people wonder, “Who got less and who got more”? The word always gets out somehow. One of the greatest “benefits” of employee benefits is the democratic nature of the offerings. Generally speaking, everyone gets access to the same opportunities.

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