I was doing a pretty good job not paying attention to the presidential election until the conventions. Since then, I’m admittedly completely addicted to the news and campaign emails and internet rumors.
by Jennifer Benz. September 19, 2008 in Technology
Health care consumerism and the move from pensions to 401(k)’s have a lot in common and this research from the Employee Benefit Research Institute should be required reading for anyone in the employee benefits space.
by Jennifer Benz. September 11, 2008 in Enrollment
I went to the South Bay Organizational Development Network’s monthly meeting last night in San Jose. The topic was Accessible Dashboards and Employee Recognition and the speaker, Lynn Hunsaker, talked quite a bit about how social media and new media tools are having an impact on employees’ expectations around their own performance evaluations—both in terms of process and communication mediums.
by Jennifer Benz. September 09, 2008 in Engagement
Everyone who knows me knows that I am a huge huge fan of the Taproot Foundation. They exist to ensure that all nonprofits have the infrastructure they need to thrive—enabling them to support our communities. Taproot links professionals who volunteer their expertise with the small community-based nonprofits who need their services.
by Jennifer Benz. September 01, 2008 in Engagement
Would you open a letter in a plain white envelope from the “Utilization Management Dept”? I’m guessing that piece of mail would have gone right to the recycle bin for most people. But, knowing that “utilization” is a favorite word of health plans, I decided to open it.