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Benefits Communication: Does One-Size-Fit-All?
Unformatted Document Text:  Benefits Communication 14 of the sample reported that they did not use standard vendor-produced materials. Organizations were also asked whether they customize benefits material based on employee categories such as gender, education level, position, disability, or age. Only 8% did adapt their benefits communication to different groups of employees. However, 31% of the organizations indicated that their company offers benefits communication materials in languages other than English, Spanish being the most common. The fourth research question addressed whether employees were equipped to make appropriate choices regarding benefit options. Organizations were asked to indicate the degree to which they agreed or disagreed (on a 5 point scale) on a number of statements (see Table 4). -Insert Table 4- Regarding the perceived value of benefits, organizations overwhelmingly agreed with how critical benefit programs were for recruiting employees ( =4.56) and retaining employees ( =4.61). However, organizations did not agree as strongly when asked if their benefit programs were critical in motivating employees ( =3.91). Similarly, organizations were not as positive when reporting whether employees were reading/accessing benefits materials provided to them ( =3.55) and when reporting whether employees were making informed choices regarding their benefit options ( =3.91). Specifically looking at health/medical benefits, most organizations perceive themselves as offering excellent health/medical benefits to meet employees needs ( =4.05). However, organizations were not as positive when they reported whether they did an excellent job of explaining health/medical benefits to employee ( =3.79) and whether health/medical benefits

Authors: Picherit-Duthler, Gaelle. and Freitag, Alan.
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Benefits Communication 14
of the sample reported that they did not use standard vendor-produced materials. Organizations
were also asked whether they customize benefits material based on employee categories such as
gender, education level, position, disability, or age. Only 8% did adapt their benefits
communication to different groups of employees. However, 31% of the organizations indicated
that their company offers benefits communication materials in languages other than English,
Spanish being the most common.
The fourth research question addressed whether employees were equipped to make
appropriate choices regarding benefit options. Organizations were asked to indicate the degree to
which they agreed or disagreed (on a 5 point scale) on a number of statements (see Table 4).
-Insert Table 4-
Regarding the perceived value of benefits, organizations overwhelmingly agreed with
how critical benefit programs were for recruiting employees ( =4.56) and retaining employees
( =4.61). However, organizations did not agree as strongly when asked if their benefit programs
were critical in motivating employees ( =3.91). Similarly, organizations were not as positive
when reporting whether employees were reading/accessing benefits materials provided to them
( =3.55) and when reporting whether employees were making informed choices regarding their
benefit options ( =3.91).
Specifically looking at health/medical benefits, most organizations perceive themselves
as offering excellent health/medical benefits to meet employees needs ( =4.05). However,
organizations were not as positive when they reported whether they did an excellent job of
explaining health/medical benefits to employee ( =3.79) and whether health/medical benefits


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