Open enrollment success depends on good communication
Even when there are only modest changes involved, “annual enrollment is an opportunity to galvanize people’s attention and get them to take the actions that you want,” Jen explains in this Employee Benefits News article.
Meet @Jen Benz CEO Benz Communications on Health Literacy
In this PopHealth Week podcast interview with cohosts Fred Goldstein and Gregg Masters, Jen explains that basic health literacy is key for employees to choose and use their benefits correctly. Without it, there’s a cost to employee health and financial wellness as well as to the organization.
How technology and year-round communications get employees fully engaged with benefits
The medium truly is the message in this story that captured the live twitter commentary during the session that Jen led at last week’s 2016 HR Technology Conference in Chicago, “How technology and year-round communications get employees fully engaged with benefits.”
In an interview with WorldatWork’s Benefits & Work-Life Focus, Jen joins Home Depot’s Brandt Suddath for a look-back at how the superstore’s focus on financial wellness programs has been a win for employees—and the organization.
How to engage employees with benefits and more with Jennifer Benz
In this “Hiring on All Cylinders” interview with recruiting platform Entelo, Jen offers key takeaways from the presentation she delivered at the 2016 HR Technology Conference, “How technology and year-round communications get employees fully engaged with benefits.”
In the October issue of WorldatWork’s workspan magazine, Jen joins two other members of WorldatWork's Benefits Advisory Council in sharing her insights about how effective communication is key to successful change management.
Should the government be involved in improving employee financial wellness?
Employee Benefit Adviser quotes Jen in its coverage of a recent event for Capitol Hill policymakers. There, she advocated for easing the compliance burden on employers so they can use their resources to educate and engage employees to improve their financial wellness. “Compliance takes priority among employers and takes away their ability to educate and help employees,” she said.
HR Executive magazine features Benz client NVIDIA Corp. and the new benefits perks the company offered in 2015—including student loan debt repayment, commuter subsidies, and identify theft protection—to hire and retain top talent. We partnered with NVIDIA to support its launch with a fresh approach to communicating benefits. The groundbreaking open enrollment marketing campaign resulted in 80% active enrollment.