Commentary: Take this small step now, says consultant Wendy Keneipp, and become the feared competitor in your market.
A companys culture and value system, which can include its employee benefit offerings and other perks, can make or break an employees job satisfaction. Here are the top companies for culture and values according to career site Glassdoor.com, based on employee reviews.
A majority of insurance firms arent hiring enough new brokers/agents to grow their business. Reagan Consulting offers six factors to consider based on its recent recruiting and development study.
CMS promises better, but brokers expect more disconnected phone calls, incorrect information and a difficult time processing applications for enrollment on Healthcare.gov.
A new report from business applications cloud-hosting vendor Intermedia, which contracted with Osterman Research to survey employees who recently left companies, finds they commonly retain some degree of access to corporate information.
EBAs first-ever technology survey reveals where benefit agencies plan to invest their IT dollars.
Benefits firm WorkforceTactix and tech company Digital Health Innovations are using data analytics and an innovative health app to predict and prevent clients high-cost claims, increase transparency and rein in health care costs.
Companies are waking up to the fact that supporting the emotional, physical and cognitive health of their employees makes sense and affects their bottom line.
U.S. employers are not immune to the Ebola scare sweeping the country, but for most businesses, the risk of their employees contracting the virus remains extremely low. Nevertheless, employers are encouraged to re-examine their workplace travel policies and pandemic plans, say labor and business health experts.
Commentary: Benefit advisers hoping to remain relevant in this rapidly changing environment need to match their strengths to their client base, columnist Jack Kwicien says. In order to do that, some self-analysis is in order.
Commentary: Columnist Nelson Griswold reveals the "sales triangle" and why closing the sale is not the biggest part of the puzzle.
Commentary: You only get one chance to make a first impression. Columnist Mel Schlesinger shares his tips on how to make that first appointment with a prospective client a successful one.
Benefits managers looking to overcome the reality that 90% of employees simply keep the same benefits during open enrollment need to employ a new, more personal communications strategy.
Private health care exchanges bring with them major implications for employer-sponsored benefits, including a shift to defined contribution health care and increased access to data.
The pressure to stand out in a sea of applicants may tempt job seekers at brokerage firms and other businesses to be less than honest on their resumes. When CareerBuilder asked about the most unusual lie they've ever caught on a resume, employers recalled these doozies.