Automating 401(k) plans helps drive employee participation

If you want your employees to utilize their benefits programs, the key is to make it automatic, says Garin Danner, human resources director with SSI Group, a healthcare billing solutions provider.

“The secret was implementing the programs that give the tools — auto enrollment, participation immediately upon hire and putting in an auto escalation,” Danner says.

In this Lightning Round video, Danner — a 2019 Benny Award recipient — also shares the benefits employees want the most and how HR managers can keep an unlimited PTO policy in check.