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.
An onslaught of Dec. 1 renewal dates means premium rates remain steady for now, but advisers need to prepare for heavy 4th quarter workloads.
In a new series, EBA goes one-on-one with the heads of private exchanges. What makes one exchange different from the rest, and how do brokers fit in the mix? First up: Don Garlitz, bswift's executive director of exchange solutions.
Commentary: Why group benefit brokers are behind the curve when it comes to voluntary benefit sales and how to fix it.
For employers who have done their due diligence on private exchanges, now is the time to make the jump, says HUB Internationals Sibyl Bogardus. The chief compliance officer shares what employees appreciate about the private HIX platform.
After Ray Rice was suspended indefinitely by the National Football League for violating his employers personal conduct policy, the issue of domestic violence has garnered much more attention from employers. Along the way, new laws are ensuring that victims are able to take time off work to deal with these issues.
Employers inability to provide clear and effective career management tracks may be forcing their more goal-oriented workers the very employees they need to retain to jump ship.
Commentary: Columnist John Ludwig asks, with all the effort put into fee disclosures and the money to produce them; does it really help the participant in the end?
EBAs first-ever technology survey reveals where benefit agencies plan to invest their IT dollars.
Commentary: Take this small step now, says consultant Wendy Keneipp, and become the feared competitor in your market.
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.
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.