A panel of U.S. companies representing more than 1 million active employees and another 50 million retirees across the globe convened Tuesday in Washington, D.C. to unveil a campaign aimed at reducing the nations health care costs.
How Christy Schwan, one of EBA's Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising, became an integral player in the benefits business and continues to pay it forward by mentoring up-and-coming advisers at her all-female benefit firm.
New analysis finds there are four types of private exchanges what are they and how do employers pick which is right for them?
Commentary: Voluntary benefits used to be nice-to-have, now they are must-have benefits, says columnist Nelson Griswold. To sell voluntary to the client, dont ask, tell.
As interest increases in employers offering voluntary benefits, a particularly large number of employers are beginning to add a more robust range of voluntary benefits to improve morale of existing employees and attract new talent.
From technological innovators to compliance experts, plan design specialists to caring mentors, the 20 women chosen by EBAs editors to receive our inaugural Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising award are not only making extraordinary contributions to the field overall, but are also elevating the status of all women in the profession in the process.
If anyone knows a thing or two about multitasking, its benefit managers. From understanding the compliance complexities of the Affordable Care Act to navigating the nuances of ERISA, benefit managers are experts at juggling several priorities. Yet multitasking and having to deal with constant interruptions can negatively affect work quality, according to a recent study from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Commentary: Think about what you would do differently, says columnist Jack Kwicien, because your success depends on it.
A day in the life of benefit adviser Michael Bodack of York International Agency.
Why the CEOs ability to sign paychecks may also make them liable as plan fiduciaries; and how you can help your employer clients avoid this slippery slope.
Commentary: A good management consultant offers you objective advice and a path to greater prosperity, says Craig Davidson.
Commentary: Follow this step-by-step process and columnist Mel Schlesinger says youll be swimming in sales calls.
As the dust clears on the recession, and the job market picks up, employers are re-examining their compensation and bonus pay structures.
Commentary: Performance management doesnt have to be painful, but it is necessary, says Wendy Keneipp of Q4intelligence.
EBN's annual i-COMM Awards recognize the best in internal communication of benefits. In this four-part series, we highlight this years winners, including Robins & Morton, winner of Best Intranet/Employee Portal.