EP68: Using Benefits to Build a Winning Team
In this episode of the DYB podcast, Steve is once again joined by Greg, April, Scott, and Ron to talk about using benefits to build a winning team. They dive into topics like insurance, paid time-off, and special types of benefits such as tool acquisition and training.
The DYB team talks about what should count as a company benefit and how to make sure it is something that carries value, advancement, and opportunity. They share their own business experiences in providing different types of benefits to employees and discuss what’s in store for the future.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
- How to use company benefits to build a winning team
- What should count as a company benefit
- Types of benefits you can leverage
“People want an opportunity for growth, so showing them a clear path for advancement and tying that up in your hiring ads is critical.”
“These [conferences] cost you money because you have to pay [employees] to go do it, but it can be really helpful and they can come back and train others on the material they learned.”
“Not everyone’s gonna take you up on all of your benefits; you have to find out what’s important to each of your employees.”
“I recommend that we allow people to enjoy some part of their lives without worrying about the paycheck.. what we recommend is that it is an earned benefit..”
“You should tell people, “We offer training!” It’s a benefit and you should put it out there as one.”
1:19 Insurance and Aflac
8:05 The case of paid time-off
10:52 Tools as benefits
14:46 Training as a benefit
19:03 Credit unions and gym memberships
22:12 Conferences as benefits
26:44 What’s important in the future?
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