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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How to design compensation and benefits for millennials

Every employer wants the best, most talented employees they can hire. The competition for talent is fierce, especially for younger professionals who want jobs that fit their life and professional goals. In response to this challenge, employers must have an excellent recruitment and retention strategy. Consider the following tips on how to design compensation and … Read Full Article

4 ways employees can experience financial well-being

Employees are more worried about finances than they were just two to three years ago, reports Willis Towers Watson. Many are frustrated that they cannot get ahead financially. Often, they end up spending time at work worrying about how to meet financial commitments. Employers can build employee relationships, and increase productivity, by helping to resolve … Read Full Article

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3 Ways to Communicate the Value of Employee Benefits

Private sector businesses spend 31 percent of employee compensation budgets on benefits. However, many employees don’t appreciate or understand the value of the benefits plans provided. They believe compensation and benefits cost much less than the actual investment. Interestingly, many employees look at the quality of benefits when considering whether to stay with their current … Read Full Article

5 Things Employees Should Ask When Reviewing Health Benefits

Benefits enrollment can be overwhelming. Ease employees’ concerns by sharing tips for evaluating plans. Here are five questions to ask when evaluating health benefits: 1. How much coverage do I need? – Review your health needs and those of your dependents. Determine what type of medical services may be needed in the coming year, including … Read Full Article

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4 Ways Benefits Create Security for Employers

Employee benefits plans do a lot more than provide insurance coverage. They offer security and support efforts to recruit and retain engaged workers. Explore four valuable contributions benefits can make to your business. Attract new talent – Top job applicants look for positions with employers that offer quality benefits plans for their families’ health care … Read Full Article

3 Ways to Help Employees Find the Right Benefits Coverage

Shopping for employee benefits can be confusing. Make it simple. Give employees a plan for finding the benefits that fit their needs. Here are three ways to help employees find the right health benefits: Take a family health inventory – Employees should make a list of the expected health needs for the upcoming benefits year, such … Read Full Article

3 Employee Benefits Trends Enhance Recruitment and Retention Programs

Most employers place a high value on employee benefits for recruitment and retention of talented associates. As the economy grows, businesses are expanding operations. Employers recognize the importance of keeping employees engaged with their jobs, so they are providing more perks and benefits to encourage them to stay while also attracting new top talent. Consider … Read Full Article

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6 Benefits and Perks Employees Value

Employee benefits can influence workers’ decisions when choosing a new job or staying with a current employer. According to 2016 Glassdoor research, 4 in 5 employees would prefer new or additional benefits to a pay raise. The researchers also found that some benefits matter more to employees than others. Here’s a list of six preferred … Read Full Article

3 Things to Know About Prescription Drug Plans and Benefits

Americans are frustrated with the cost of prescription medications. Last year they spent about $450 billion on generic and name-brand prescription drugs. The Centers for Disease Control reports that the United States expends the most of any country in the world on drugs, which accounts for about 17 percent of total health care spending. Here … Read Full Article

3 Reasons Employers Add Hearing to Wellness Programs

When sitting in a noisy meeting, restaurant or family gathering, there are many times when you can’t hear comments from the person next to you. Sometimes people blame hearing difficulties on the noisy situation, but employers are discovering an increasing number of employees are hearing impaired. Many now are adding hearing benefits and education to … Read Full Article

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