Employers in today’s marketplace are faced with a rising number of potentially daunting responsibilities, not the least of which is securing a reliable and sensible health insurance plan for employees. The most central priorities for an employer in this position are typically to select a plan that simultaneously provides employees with high-quality insurance coverage and… Read More

The Best Tools to Educate Employees on New Plans

Annual enrollment periods are important for employees as the choices they make can affect more than their health, it can affect them financially. If an employee spends less than 30 minutes selecting their benefits, this could have long term repercussions for both them and the employer. According to MetLife, a comprehensive benefits program increases productivity… Read More

Open enrollment can be a stressful time for individuals throughout the organization, particularly for HR teams that are being tasked with multiplying their daily tasks for an extended period of time. Successful open enrollment renewals begin with clear communication throughout the process — from benefits teams to HR departments through to individuals within the organization.… Read More

How to Make Sure Your Remote Employees Feel Engaged

Even during normal times, it can sometimes be hard to determine how engaged your remote employees are and the best ways to keep them at the most committed, interested, and responsive. During extraordinary times when a large part of the workforce has suddenly had to transition to working from home, both workers and managers can… Read More

3 Benefits Your Broker Should be Offering

Finding the right broker for your company means getting access to the tools and support you need to be successful during your annual open enrollment period — and throughout the entire year. That could include everything from keeping healthcare costs under control to ensuring that you have the right tools and information needed for each… Read More

How HR Can Provide a Better Employee Experience

Human resources professionals know that there is a rising problem within the organization — healthcare costs that may seem to be spiraling out of control. When you work with your staff members to find solutions to this problem, you can find that there are significant savings that can be created for the organization without causing… Read More

Your Guide to Providing Employee Benefits for Remote Workers

If your company isn’t already addressing the unique challenges around a remote workforce, it is probably only a matter of time before these questions arise. To say that there are some growing pains is an understatement, as managers struggle with letting go of the timeclock and focusing instead on outcomes that are being delivered by… Read More

Employee Benefits Trends to Watch for 2020

The employee benefits that your organization offers are some of the top-selling points for your company when you are competing for a prime candidate. Are you offering the right mix of solutions that will serve the holistic needs of the individual and their family or are there some unexpected gaps in your coverage? Tools for… Read More

7 Ways Your HR Team Should Prepare For Open Enrollment

Healthcare is a delicate balance for many. A recent report found that almost a third of people who had employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) said they would not be able to pay a $500 unexpected medical bill with 8% saying they could not pay it at all. Half of the workers with ESI said they had postponed… Read More