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401k & Pension Education
Innovative communication can dramatically boost employees’ perception of the value of the DB plan.
The retirement industry needs a simple and transparent pricing structure.
Failing to ensure employees have the knowledge to use 401ks successfully is cruel … and you are doing little to fix it.
Uncertainty is the killer of workplace change. Defeat it by describing “excellence in action” for employees.
Communicating bad news is the most important and difficult employee communication challenge organizations face.
Any employee communication function that is not practicing strategic communication full time is dysfunctional.
These problems may be serious enough to change what we do—even what we’re called.
Benefits In General
Benefits should not be expensive ‘dissatisfiers’ – impediments to building and retaining a committed workforce.
Telling employees about the $18,000 of rewards they’re receiving should create a positive reaction. Here’s how.
If “here’s how much your benefits costs” increased employees’ appreciation, shouldn’t it have worked by now?
Unfortunately, more has been said to employees about total compensation than is actually known.
Use “full job value” – don’t say “midpoint.” Have competent employees reached only the halfway point?
A step-by-step means of creating a communication campaign.
A tool to get input from leaders to help design benefits.
a step-by-step approach to creating a benefit value statement.
A starting point for explaining stock options.
A checklist for merger communication planning.
Why DB plans deserve more love — but probably won’t get it.
How improved communication can change benefits from dissatisfiers to positive rewards.