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With open enrollment just around the corner for most companies, employee benefits are top of mind. Today’s offerings have grown to include more than just medical, dental, and vision coverage. Companies are now including perks like scheduling flexibility, tuition reimbursement, and even parental assistance as part of their overall package.

November 14, 2018

On October 17, @shrmnextchat chatted with Michelle Kohlhof (@MKohlHR), director of human resources with ExecuTech Strategic Consulting about Preparing for Open Enrollment Success.  

If you missed this excellent chat filled with great tips and advice for an efficient and successful open enrollment, you can read all the tweets here:

 

October 17, 2018

 


 

Open enrollment is one of the most important times of the year for organizations; however, complex and ongoing changes to health care and retirement plans can create confusion that leads to poor choices. With proper planning, employers can develop communication strategies to help employees make the best selections for their wellness and future financial security.

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October 15, 2018

 

       

Many HR leaders like you are grappling with a troublesome contradiction this year: You need to better manage health benefits costs, but you believe you’ve done all you can do to achieve it.

April 6, 2018

 

Benefits-management tools can draw employees to the platform

 


 

March 8, 2018
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Lifestyle-management programs can help people with, or at risk of developing, Type 2 diabetes

 


 

Type 2 diabetes, characterized by high blood sugar and insulin resistance, and linked to unhealthy diets and a lack of regular exercise, is increasing among U.S. adults. That translates into high costs for employers—more than $20 billion annually due to unplanned, missed days of work.

December 27, 2017

 


 

This year’s open enrollment period has just ended for many companies. For HR professionals, that is the best time to begin thinking about next year’s benefits offerings.  As you plan, it is helpful to look at your company’s workforce holistically from a demographic perspective.

November 21, 2017
 
SHRM Connect is an online community where SHRM members can ask questions and get answers on a variety of HR topics. It’s a great place to network with other HR professionals and share solutions.  
 
The conversation topics range from “HR Department of One” to Employment Law, are always insightful, and deal with some of the most pressing issues that HR professionals face in the workplace today.
 
October 27, 2017

 

 

It’s been nearly 40 years since employers first were able to offer tax-free education assistance for undergraduate, graduate or certificate level work to their employees. The benefit was semi-permanent, with Congress reauthorizing it (sometimes retroactively) numerous times until it was finally made a permanent part of the law in early 2013. 

October 26, 2017

 

 

On October 25, @shrmnextchat chatted with special guest Jennifer Benz – (@JenBenz) about Creating a Better Open Enrollment Experience.

October 25, 2017
 
 
It’s that time of year again. There’s a crispness in the air combined with an energy that is simultaneously exciting and scary. As the shadows cast longer and the kids head back to school, HR professionals face their own early-fall ritual: open enrollment.
 
October 19, 2017
 
 
This is the second article in a series about meeting open enrollment challenges. Below, we look at developing open enrollment goals and offer tips for effective communications.
 
September 13, 2017
 
 
 
There are advantages to active enrollment, but first understand what the process entails
 
September 11, 2017

 

Social Security is with you through life’s journey, even if that journey takes you far, far away. Over half a million American citizens live outside the United States and receive some kind of Social Security benefit, including retired and disabled workers, as well as spouses, widows, widowers, and children.

July 24, 2017