Category Archives: Thinking

Learn the Stages of the Employee Journey + How Personalized Engagement Helps HR Leaders Succeed

The new distributed workforce of 2020 has put employers in a unique position. They not only have to manage largely remote workforces, but they also need to support employees through some of the toughest well-being challenges (both mental and physical) yet. The employee experience has transformed—and as a result, HR professionals have to pivot. As […]

Linda’s Story: How a Personalized Checklist + Timely Messaging Led to a Life-Saving Mammogram

Evive customers have long used its namesake platform to distribute rapid response communication to crises at all sorts of levels for years, engaging employees with the health and financial resources they need—right when they need them most. While this includes rapid response for regional disasters like hurricanes and global pandemics like COVID-19, Evive is most […]

Virtual Open Enrollment Tips for Employers

Successfully planning and executing open enrollment is never an easy task. It’s a pivotal time of year with many moving parts. The existence of COVID-19, however, has made this year’s open enrollment even more challenging. In 2020, HR leaders are finding themselves having to think about a lot of things differently, especially when it comes […]

Measuring the Value of Total Rewards: Benefits NPS Benchmark Findings

Employers know that benefits investments are large, complicated, and costly. In fact, 30% of total rewards comes from benefits, rather than wages/salary (whether employees realize that, however, is a different story). Companies spend, on average, more than $11 per hour—per employee—on benefits. The truth is, using benefits as a tool for recruitment and retention is […]

The Various Levels of Crisis and How Communication Fits in

If there’s anything we’ve learned from years of data-driven, timely communication practices, it’s that crises happen at all sorts of levels: globally, nationally, regionally—and even more frequently, personally. The emergence of COVID-19 has underscored the importance of a crisis-communications practice. But we’re here to offer a challenging statement: If you’re doing day-to-day communications effectively, crisis […]

Return to Work: 10 Best Practices for Employers to Consider

As we’ve stayed in lockstep with large employers throughout the challenging stages of the COVID-19 crisis, we continue to do so as the next stage comes upon us: return to work. Companies are now entering this transitional period where they have to navigate how to re-open the workplace, so we’ve taken the same efforts we […]

Listening + Learning: What a Well-Timed Social Media Quiz Taught Us About COVID-19 Attitudes

Who wants to be talked to about COVID-19—and how? It’s an important question for a rapid communications platform to answer. During the COVID-19 crisis, every department of Evive has been mobilized to rally around the right tactics to support our customers and their workforce as they navigate the fears, doubts, challenges, and pure logistics of […]

Survey, Segment, Send: The Communications Formula That Makes a Difference

Before the COVID-19 crisis unraveled, our customers had specific business objectives and communications strategies for the year—needless to say, those quickly became more important to execute on than ever. While the urgency behind those objectives and the content in those communications evolved, the approach to achieve and execute them was only amplified. The Evive platform […]

Navigating Return to Work: Insights Employers Need to Know

Evive’s second COVID-19 survey was administered on April 30, 2020. While our first survey probed the general population’s attitudes and behaviors around risk and preventive adherence, this survey unpacked employee sentiment on return-to-work dates, policies, and other concerns during this new stage of the crisis. Questions we asked included: How often have you heard from […]

The Top 4 Concerns of Employees During COVID-19

On April 11, 2020, we launched the Evive National COVID-19 Consumer Behaviors Survey. This was the first of two surveys we have conducted in this time of uncertainty where there are more questions than answers. The purpose of this initial survey was to investigate the behaviors and outlooks of 750 respondents in relation to their […]