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 read some of our case studies, testimonials and FAQs to get a better feel for how we’re doing that every day.

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. Consider three emerging benefit trends: Well-being programs … 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

Engage Millennials With the Student-Debt Repayment Benefit

Engage Millennials With the Student-Debt Repayment Benefit

Employers are searching for solutions to keep millennial employees engaged with their work. A recent Jobvite survey showed that 42 percent of Millennials change jobs every 1 to 3 years, compared to 18 percent for other workers. This turnover rate costs United States employers over $30.5 billion each year. Turnover reasons Research indicates that a … Read Full Article

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3 Ways to Help Employees Find the Right Benefits Coverage

Shopping for an item in the store can be frustrating if you don’t know exactly what you’re looking for and where to find it. The experience can be even more challenging if you can’t find a store associate to help you. Many employees feel the same way when selecting health care benefits plans. The wording … Read Full Article

3 Ways Employers Can Simplify Benefits Communication

3 Ways Employers Can Simplify Benefits Communication

Employees are more likely to enroll in benefits plans if they understand their coverage choices, according to a survey featured in Employee Benefit News. Interestingly, only 33 percent said benefits information was easy to understand. To keep employees engaged with their benefits, and their jobs, employers can simplify benefits communication in three ways: Strategic plan … Read Full Article

Increase Employee Productivity and Engagement by Focusing on Well-being

Increase Employee Productivity and Engagement by Focusing on Well-being

Employers are discovering that focusing on overall well-being improves employee engagement and productivity. Healthier, happier employees take fewer sick days, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, so employers can count on them to support business operations. Consider four factors that impact employee productivity: 1. Stress – Most employees today juggle many work, family … Read Full Article

4 Ways Benefits Help Employee Retention

Most employers have a powerful asset for employee retention, but few use it effectively. It’s their employee benefits plans. On average, employers lose 20 to 50 percent of employees annually, reports Bain & Company. While there are many factors that influence employees’ decisions to change jobs, an excellent benefits package can impact their decision to … Read Full Article

How to Select and Communicate Employee Benefits

Many employees spend less than 30 minutes reviewing their benefits at enrollment time, often because they do not understand their choices, or the benefits offered may not meet their needs. Employers need to invest time in selecting the right benefits options for employees and communicate benefits effectively. Here are four tips for success: 1. Offer … Read Full Article

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