In our competitive economy, businesses need every advantage they can get in order to grow and thrive. An important first step towards achieving long-term company success is recruiting the best possible employees to work for you. However, attracting top tier talent can be difficult when qualified applicants have an abundance of positions and companies to choose from, as they do now.
While salary will always remain one of the top factors for applicants as they consider job opportunities, employee benefits packages have steadily become an important part of their evaluation of a potential employer, instead of just an afterthought. In today's Aegis blog post, we look at how companies can develop attractive employee benefits packages that help recruit top tier talent to their businesses.
Quality Group Health Benefits
The cornerstone of any good employee benefits package should be premium health care coverage with a variety of options to choose from. With health care costs on the rise, people are more concerned than ever that they have quality healthcare that provides for their total health needs for themselves and their family members.
An employer interested in attracting top tier talent should ensure that Group Health Benefits are comprehensive, reliable, flexible, and affordable, making their company a more appealing choice for job applicants. In addition, with quality health care available, employees are more likely to use their coverage and stay healthy, which can increase company productivity and reduce downtime.
Improved Leave of Absence Policies
Another way to help draw in outstanding job candidates is to offer Leave of Absence benefits that offer flexibility and ample time for personal needs. When employees have the ability to take time off for illness, workplace injuries, personal issues, or other needs without feeling pressured to stay and work, the end result can be an increase in well-being and fulfillment as a valued employee. In addition, when employees have the freedom to take time off for illness or personal needs, they are likely to be more productive when they return and have a longer length of employment.
Offering Wellness and Incentive Programs
Finally, companies can stand out from their competition by developing and offering wellness plans that promote all facets of employee health. For example, companies could consider adding fitness centers to their property if space allows, or offering discounted or free membership to nearby gyms and fitness centers. In addition, businesses could also incentivize employee by offering bonuses or perks for creating and achieving personal health goals, such as stopping smoking or completing a 5K run.
Companies with quality employees are far more likely to achieve both immediate and long-term success, so it's important to make your business an attractive choice for potential candidates. Aegis Insurance & Financial Services can help by creating a Group Health Benefits package that appeals to current employees and future applicants while also meeting company needs in terms of cost and options. Contact our office today at 713-850-7622 for more information about Group Health Benefits, or fill out our online form for a free quote!