Picture yourself fresh out of college and working in your first “real” job. You were offered a salary (you thought you were rich), you got your own desk (you thought you were cool), and you signed up for the benefits package (you thought you were so responsible). Now you’ve grown up and your needs and responsibilities have changed so you consider other career opportunities. You’re wiser now and you realize the salary offered isn’t the whole story. The benefits show a richer picture of what life would be like at a company. How does your company see their employees? How do they value them and the work they do? Do the benefits offered to employees match the mission of the organization?
We've all been there - we've all had to sit through the company benefits presentation. It's something the new employee and the lifer can both agree on - this presentation is usually boring. It doesn't have to be, though. You benefits presentation can be engaging, helpful, and yes, even fun. Below are our recommendations on how to make your presentations an enjoyable experience for all your employees.
As an HR professional it's part of the job description to understand people, their needs, and how to make and keep them happy. This attention is typically pointed toward your employee base, but when it comes time to convince your high-level Executives that your employee needs require company resources, you may need to focus some of your powers on painting a compelling picture for those professionals. Here are a few tips to putting together a great presentation that will help you convince them to fund your employees' new Benefits Program.