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Why giving your employees a commuter program is the best perk

Posted on: October 11th, 2016 by royalcoachmanww No Comments
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Any manager or business owner realizes the importance of having a good supporting cast at your disposal at all times. Your employees are the essential component of a company who keep it running at full potential so your goal must be finding the remarkable ones with strong work ethics and forecasting abilities who can relieve your stresses and surprise you.

It is recommended that you repay the best employees; they aspire to feel your appreciation towards them and their hard work although they’ll never say it. But once you find those exquisite employees you will ponder what’s the best reward for their loyalty, skills and effort. So how can you repay your best employees when they give everything for your business?

The first step is figuring out what your best employee would consider useful. Your repayment towards them should be something that alleviates their lives, on a personal or professional level. For this purpose take into consideration what difficulties they encounter daily and be sure to think of a reward that can remove some of the obstacles, or diminish their worries.

How about giving your employee a commuter program? Why?

 

A BAD COMMUTE OR HOW YOU CAN MAKE A GOOD DAY BAD AND A BAD DAY WORSE

Just imagine their daily effort of commuting to the city just to get to work. It implies sitting in traffic for hours a day, dealing with congestion, missed exits and unexpected obstructions at every turn. All of this can ruin the day for your best employee before they even get near their workplace. Although they would never say it and will continue to do their best every day, your best employee accumulates ongoing stress and exhaustion the whole week.

Giving them the chance to avoid the rush hour traffic can make the difference between a good, fulfilling week and a tiring one.

 

GIVE THEM SOME EXTRA TIME TO RELAX

The best employees don’t slow down or take the time to relax because they’re always on the go, trying to discover new methods of helping you and your company, to surpass themselves daily and establish new productivity records. No doubt that you enjoy benefiting from such workforce, but you must also consider that a person needs some time for himself and relax.

One of the best aspects of having a commuter program from home to work and vice-versa is the fact that the employee can simply sit in the back of the vehicle, relax and enjoy the ride. They can take listen to radio, sleep for a little bit or meditate. They don’t have to deal with the exhausting traffic or pay attention to navigation. This time spent doing what they want, relaxing, will decrease their stress levels and energize them for the following week.

Show your best employees the appreciation they deserve by giving them the advantage of using commutes for personal time. Instead of spending time in traffic and congestion just trying to get home, you will be removing one of their biggest stresses. They will see that you acknowledge their efforts and understand how much they mean to your company.

 

ROYAL COACHMAN PROVIDES CORPORATE SHUTTLES FOR EMPLOYEE COMMUTER PROGRAM

In the United States, there are currently 7.6 million workers who benefit from employer-provided commuter programs. Are your employees included in such a program? If the answer is no, then you should consider joining as more and more employers are starting to offer such benefits.

By offering commuter benefits, your company will have happy employees who make smart travel choices, improved employee retention, a healthy work environment with increased productivity, and last but not least, cleaner air for the whole community.

 

EMPLOYEE COMMUTER PROGRAM FROM ROYAL COACHMAN WILL SAVE YOUR COMPANY MONEY

You must acknowledge that by providing a commuter benefit program for your staff, you are in fact saving money for your company. A study has shown that, on average, it costs a firm 25 percent of a position’s annual salary plus 25 percent of the cost of benefits for the replacement of an employee. So, instead of spending thousands of dollars in hiring and training, you could save money by using a commuter program.

Also, when taking into consideration the indirect expenses of recruitment, advertising, new employee training, and most importantly lost productivity, it all adds up to a cost for the company up to 150 percent of an employee’s annual salary just to replace him or her.

 

HOW TO INCREASE YOUR BUSINESS’S ABILITY TO RECRUIT AND RETAIN EMPLOYEES

By offering comprehensive benefits, which include a commuter benefit program, your company will thrive by hiring and retaining the most qualified workers.

Develop a more diversified workforce and create a healthy and positive work environment by enticing employees who otherwise couldn’t commute to your company.

Your company should be presented as being a proactive and innovative workplace.

Prove your company’s support of work-life balance, which is crucial to today’s workforce.

Royal Coachman is a leading provider of customized corporate Newark limos, corporate shuttle services and convention shuttle services. It also offers a wide range of ground transportation solutions to accommodate relocations, reduce the environmental impact of commuting in single passenger vehicles and alleviate full employee parking lots. All of these and more are achieved by designing traditional fixed-route, circulating corporate and community shuttles, demand response corporate or convention shuttles, airport to hotel and event shuttles, corporate park and commuter shuttles, as well as managing multiple-venue convention shuttles.

To find out more about the Employee Commuter Program Royal Coachman can offer, contact us now.

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