Its important for benefit agencies and businesses of all kinds to build a social media presence as a means to attract and retain clients. Here are some of the biggest mistakes to avoid with social media and your company.
Commentary; 2015 is getting close and the Employer Shared Responsibility Mandate (Play or Pay) under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is almost here. So what does this mean for your organization?
After a booming jobs growth spurt in June, hiring slowed, but still grew overall in July. The U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs last month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. And with that growth, many employees are becoming just as selective as employers have been in choosing their next career path.
Todays best health assessments leverage sophisticated computer algorithms to identify individual health risk and measure motivation to change unhealthy behaviors. Across an employer population, health assessment aggregate data can inform the program choices for employer-based health management efforts. But not all health assessments are created equal. As health assessments gain broader use among not only employers but also health plans and in clinical settings, separating the myths from reality can help potential users focus on their true value. HealthFitness has identified several myths of health assessments and identified the best practices for worksite wellness.
Hiring and fast turnover are on the rise in offices around the world, including in the U.S., and experts say employers need to look at what it is their employees value most if they want to retain their current talent.
Road to Workplace Benefits Mania: Ahead of next weeks conference, speaker Reid Rasmussen talks about new employee needs that are likely to erupt in the coming years and how brokers might be able to create an opportunity out of them.
Benefit advisers and employers should follow these suggestions from Mercer on ways to make open enrollment 2015 successful for companies and employers alike.
For some employer groups, setting high standards starts with hiring the right people, and from Manchester United Foundations mindset, as one of the most popular and successful sports teams on Earth, strong leadership and culture is imperative to high performance among employees.
Employees are increasingly dissatisfied with their benefits, and therefore dissatisfied with their employers, but new research shows better benefits education can help.
Founded by his father on the principle of specialty servicing in 1956, Mike Lewers business model is set to distinguish his brokerage team with post-ACA success for years to come.
Road to Workplace Benefits Mania: Ahead of the July conference, speaker Harry Gottlieb discusses the need for stronger benefits communication including the problems that arise when its not present, and how to fix this crucial element for the benefit of your clients employees.
An increase in the offering of consumer-driven health care products has not translated into increased understanding on the part of consumers exposing a need for more assistance from benefit professionals and educational tools.
As media interest in health insurance exchanges decreases over time, the insurance industry may need to develop more effective communications to reach the uninsured.
A recent increase in formations of employee stock ownership plans, known as ESOPs, has put the spotlight on the combined employee benefit and small business management succession tool that has been in existence since 1956.
If it smells like a benefit plan, you likely have to follow ERISA, said one speaker at the National Association of Health Underwriters annual convention in Scottsdale, Ariz. Here are some general tips benefit advisers need to know about complying with this law, for your clients and their employees alike.