Consumer data insights and predictive analytics can create a more personalized and meaningful benefits experience for employees when they’re used correctly—but only if employees are confident their privacy isn’t at risk.
Looking for additional ways to communicate with your employees? Before you roll out video, a blog, text messaging, or any other new communication channel, plan for how it will fit into your overall communication strategy.
Most employers have finally realized that they need to have a benefits website—sometimes called a hub or portal—as a single place online (outside the firewall) to house all their benefits information. But in today’s world, that just isn’t enough. To stay a step ahead of the competition, meet employee expectations, and get the most from your benefits—and website—investment, you need to have a great benefits website.
Employee engagement is the ultimate challenge—and reward—for benefits professionals. It’s the culmination of lots of hard work by many people on your team. While there’s no way to shortcut the process, you can bolster your success with takeaways from these upcoming events.
Ten years ago, there was no such thing as a “smartphone,” and when the iPhone was unveiled in 2007 no one could have predicted the mobile revolution that followed. From Facebook to selfies and everything in-between, our phones have become our primary connection to the rest of the world. Learn what this mobile revolution means for the future of employee benefits.
Benefits professionals are increasingly borrowing a page from the consumer marketers’ playbook to promote benefits in ways that captivate employees. From campaigns with catchy slogans to visuals that pop, it’s all about getting employees to hear your message and engage with it. And these days, there’s no better medium for engagement than video.
As HR continues to be asked to play a bigger and more strategic role, modern communication strategies and tactics can help you succeed. Companies that are investing in and using more modern communications are driving better business results. These five factors will help you focus on areas to modernize and invest in.
Despite some improvements in the tools offered by Leave of Absence (LOA) administrators, LOA remains a major pain point for many employers (and employees). Read on to learn five tangible ways you can leverage technology to improve your employees’ leave experience.
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.
Employee benefits account for a chunk of expenses that's significant enough to raise the question, “How is your company ensuring that your employees are understanding, appreciating, and using the full range of benefits available to them?” Smart companies are treating employees like consumers and health care like a product, and in turn are creating employee benefits websites that strategically market their benefits offerings. Read our blog for answers to the top 12 questions we hear about benefits websites.