Rachel Merkin is the lead content writer for GiftCard Partners and is passionate about all things marketing. Getting effective messaging from a company to its audience gets her out of bed in the morning. When she’s not finding innovative ways to discuss the gift card industry and how it might affect your business, she could be running, or spending time at the beach.
The Society for Human Resource Management defines employee engagement as “the connection and commitment employees exhibit toward an organization, leading to higher levels of productive work behaviors.” The reason employee engagement is critical for organizational success and growth is due to its connection to employee satisfaction and retention.
Employee benefits plans are often the number one expense for a company. For an investment that large, do you know if your employee benefits plan is working for you? Is it minimizing sick days and extended absences? Is it providing coverage for specific employee populations? Is it providing coverage for often stigmatized conditions?
Employee health and wellness programs can be tough to get going and even tougher to keep employees engaged in. However, rather than delivering the program, involving employees in the execution of the program may be the key to long-term wellness program success.
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