Employee Benefits

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8 Ways You Can Save Money on Health Insurance

Health care expenses continue to eat away at employees’ take-home pay. Despite government efforts to reduce health care costs, Bloomberg reports that prices continue to increase and are affecting the United States economy. Most employers provide health insurance coverage to assist employees with medical expenses, usually covering a portion of the premium cost. Here are … Read Full Article

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20 Common Health Care and Insurance Terms Explained

When reviewing medical information or your insurance benefits, you may notice many unfamiliar terms. Some may be easy to figure out, but others are unclear. Here’s an explanation of 20 common health care and insurance terms. Premium – This is a fee you pay to participate in a health care insurance plan. If you sign … Read Full Article

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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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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

4 reasons to ask employees for input on benefits decisions

When making decisions, it’s nice to have choices. Before dining at a new restaurant, purchasing a vehicle or investing in a vacation, often people ask friends for advice and do their own research before making their final decision. At work, most people also want to be involved in decisions, especially choices for health and wellness … 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