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Why Employee Benefits Matter


February 29, 2024

As most company leaders and workers can attest, employee benefits play a critical role in the long-term success for businesses of all sizes.

A comprehensive and well put together compensation package, including both wages and benefits, goes a long way in meeting corporate goals for attracting and retaining necessary talent. A targeted, rich benefit package can help a company stand out among its competitive peers and can provide the company with a competitive edge when it comes to attracting necessary new and top talent. Corporate leaders also know that employees who feel valued and cared for through benefits like health insurance, retirement plans and liberal paid time off programs are more likely to remain with their current employer rather than seek opportunities elsewhere.

Additionally, by providing employees with access to benefits that can help meet their health and well-being needs, employers can help their workforce achieve a better work-life balance, reducing absenteeism and creating a healthier, happier, and more engaged workforce. And as most employers know, an engaged workforce provides a crucial boost toward their goal of increased employee productivity and the overall profitability of their business.

Finally, while the compilation of a good employee benefit program does come with expense, it often leads to a long-term cost reduction snot only through the efficiencies mentioned above but also through a reduction in healthcare costs due to lower rates of claims utilization.

Employee benefits contribute significantly to producing a positive company culture, leading to improved employee and long-term success for the organization.

The Westmoreland County Chamber of Commerce offers its members access to My Benefit Advisor as a solution for employee benefits, including voluntary offerings. For more information about My Benefit Advisor, visit our website at or contact Craig Pritts at (800) 377-3539.



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