As many employers are starting to recognize, managing stress is an important part of leading a healthy life and key to being a productive employee. Intuit is facing this challenge head-on by expanding its new Well Minds program.
Chances are you already have a good number of employees in high-deductible health plans. For many of them, the cost implications are daunting, especially since evidence suggests that employees lack the ability to successfully navigate the complex and technical nature of today’s health care environment. This is where you are uniquely positioned to help your employees become better health care consumers.
With an election just months away, many people are nervous about the economy, their jobs, and their future security. In this environment, employers need to be communicating more—and getting executives and leaders to be more visible and accessible to employees.
We spent last week in Las Vegas at the HR Executive Health & Benefits Leadership Conference, and I was delighted to see how the conference has grown in four years with such a great energy around it. As a program advisor this year, I had the opportunity to be part of building the program—and the pleasure of presenting several sessions. The discussions offered lots of insight into the current—and future—benefits environments, and I’d like to share some key takeaways.
Almost half of all employers are including high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) and health savings accounts (HSAs) in their lineup of employee benefits. Because these plans are more complicated than traditional health plans, well-intentioned companies are tailoring communications to help employees understand these plans so they can make truly informed decisions. Read on for answers to the top 8 questions asked during our master class on "Building Engagement: Making HDHPs and HSAs a Success."
We’re happy—pun intended—to see two of our clients honored on the CareerBliss 50 Happiest Companies in America for 2015. Congratulations to Intuit and Adobe. How do the happiest companies use employee benefits communication to add to company culture and employee happiness?
Please join us on March 9 at 11 A.M. Pacific Time for our2016 Employee Benefits Predictions Webinar.
Jen will be joined by IA HR founder Mark Stelzner, and Paychex employee wellness guru Bob Merberg, for an energetic conversation about our 6 Employee Benefits Predictions for 2016 and the implications of each for benefits leaders. They will cover these topics with plenty of time for audience Q&A:
This month, the Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI) releases its2015 CFO survey, showing that senior leaders get the connection between a healthy workforce and achieving strategic business goals. In fact, many see health benefits as an essential tool to attract, retain, and engage talent.