January 30, 2018
Having a happy team member that feels valued ensures longevity of their loyalty to you and your company. Some team member turnover is caused by the feeling of being just another number. Life happens, and unforeseen circumstances may arise. How you help your team member get through a crisis by having programs in place to assist in the time of need and be an extra hand of comfort to hold, will and can make the world of difference.
Currently, how do your team members know you are there for them in case of a tragic death in the family or a natural disaster? Is your company failing to share this information because you are afraid that a team member might take advantage of your system or your funds are limited? Did you know that IRS publications require that “[t]he organization informs all employees of the corporation that disaster relief and emergency hardship funds are available, including the criteria for application and selection”?
To better serve your team members and communicate the benefits available you should: