Employee Benefits

We understand how important it is for you to provide your employees with the best dental, vision and hearing plans. It’s important to us, too. Whether working with HR directors and benefits administrators, or with brokers and producers—we’re focused on making the complicated world of benefits less complicated and more fulfilling. We invite you to explore our site and find out how we’re doing that every day.

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Can the Foods You Eat Affect Your Hearing?

It’s natural to experience hearing loss as you age. But, hearing experts have wondered whether there are lifestyle factors, such as dietary habits, that could lower the risk of hearing loss. Over the past 22 years, researchers studied this question and found surprising results. Here’s an update on how the foods you eat can affect … Read Full Article

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4 Unexpected Ways Benefits Can Encourage Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is a hot topic that weighs heavy on the minds of business leaders. Research shows that engaged employees outperform those that are not by 202 percent. There are many reasons why employees decide to stay at a job or seek a different job opportunity. But, a key contributing factor is the benefits they … Read Full Article

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Being a Great Workplace is Vital to Your Success

The most successful organizations know the value of good employees and go to great lengths to make their relationship with employees as valuable as possible. This helps them retain their best employees and develop a reputation that makes recruiting easier. Organizations that compete for talented workers recognize the importance of having a reputation as an … Read Full Article

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5 Ways to Compete for Top Talent and Engage Employees

As older workers exit the workforce, traditional employer-employee relationships are changing. Employees today want more than a paycheck. They look for jobs that support their personal and professional goals. Are you ready for these changes? Consider five ways you can compete for top talent and engage employees. 1. Connect jobs to employee goals– Regardless of … Read Full Article

3 Emerging Trends in Wellness Programs

3 Emerging Trends in Employee Wellness Programs

First introduced in businesses over 40 years ago, wellness programs have become important employee benefits. Currently, about 83 percent of large employers provide wellness choices to encourage employees to establish health goals and pursue active lifestyles. Early wellness programs focused on health screenings and educational services. But new trends are emerging as employers seek to … Read Full Article

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4 things to know about managing employee workforce changes

By 2020, employees born before 1990 will make up more than 28 percent of the workforce. Depending on the industry, four or six generations of employees will be working together, which can create many new challenges for employers. Are you ready? Here are four things to know about managing employee workforce changes. 1. Manage generational … Read Full Article