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Why Your Company Should Communicate with Employees  (and How You Should Do It)

Posted by Spitfire Communications on Jul 6, 2018 10:12:00 AM

You know your company spends a lot of money on benefits. The cost of insurance alone is about $17,000 per employee, on average. And that doesn’t count well-being programs and other benefits like FSAs and HSAs, total compensation, and retirement accounts.

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Tags: Employee Communications, internal communications, communication strategy

How Much Should You Budget for Employee Benefit Communications?

Posted by Spitfire Communications on Jun 20, 2018 10:12:00 AM

You have a killer benefits package for your employees: health insurance, well-being and wellness programs, and awesome total compensation packages, amazing training and development… now what?

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Tags: Employee Communications, internal communications, communication strategy, budgeting

Executing A Successful Wellness Campaign

Posted by Spitfire Communications on Jun 8, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Figuring out how to get your employees excited about a wellness campaign can feel like a daunting task. However, with the right communication support and presentation, you will be able to spark interest and reach your goals.

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Tags: Employee Communications, Employee Engagement, effectiveness, Wellness Campaign, 2018

Communicating a Well-being Campaign (and doing it well!)

Posted by Spitfire Communications on Mar 21, 2018 9:47:05 AM

There’s no better time to launch a well-being campaign than after annual enrollment to reinforce many of the health and financial wellness messages introduced during enrollment.

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Tags: internal communications, measurement, effectiveness, Wellness Campaign

Communicating Value

Posted by Jessica Palazzo on Dec 21, 2017 2:24:00 PM

"Our employees just don’t understand the value of their benefits," this is a common complaint from employers and those tagged with managing benefits. This is scary since benefits make up approximately 30% - 40% of an average employee’s compensation. 

There are many great ways to promote your benefits program and increase employee engagement. But, total compensation, or total reward statements may be at the top of our list when it comes to educating employees about their  compensation above and beyond their base salary.

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Tags: Employee Communications, Employee Engagement, Employee Marketing, total compensation, total rewards, benefit package

Internal Communications Using Text Messaging

Posted by Jessica Palazzo on Sep 27, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Text messaging has become one of the most popular means of communication today. In fact, the average consumer sends as many as 72 texts per day. (Source: Pew Research Center)

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Tags: Employee Communications, text messaging

Communication is the Key to a Successful Merger

Posted by Jessica Palazzo on Aug 23, 2017 11:00:00 AM

We’ve all heard it said that good communication is the key to a successful marriage. While we’re not relationship experts, we do know a thing or two about effective communication.

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Tags: Employee Communications, Employee Engagement, Employee Marketing, mergers and acquisitions

The Path to Employee Engagement - It's All About the Journey

Posted by Jessica Palazzo on Jul 5, 2017 1:30:00 PM

You’ve probably heard a lot of buzz about focusing on the “employee journey” and the “customer experience.” But before you groan, let’s talk a little bit about what these marketing terms mean when we apply it to employee engagement.

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Know Your Audience - Target Your Communication in 3 Steps

Posted by Jessica Palazzo on May 17, 2017 1:17:08 PM

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Make it Visual.

Posted by Jessica Palazzo on Apr 26, 2017 1:45:00 PM

Engagement is awesome.

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