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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

 

Open enrollment is one of the most important times of the year for organizations, and it’s also one of the most dreaded. Complex and ambiguous changes to health care and retirement plans have created a lot of confusion for employees. However, with proper planning, employers can develop communication strategies to help employees make the best choices for their health and finances.

October 23, 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

On July 19, @shrmnextchat chatted with special guests SHRM Senior Vice President of Knowledge Development Alex Alonso (@SHRMKnwldgeSVP) and SHRM Vice President of Research Shonna Waters (@Shonna_Waters) about Strategic Employee Benefits.

July 19, 2017

There are few HR topics that garner more media attention than employee benefits

A simple Google search of “employee benefits” yields more than 429 million results.

Paid family leave, workplace flexibility and health care now dominate the conversation in Washington, D.C., and in our workplaces, and employee benefits continues to be among the most popular topics at SHRM.

July 17, 2017

 

Everyone benefits when great organizations work together to maximize the services and information they provide. This has been the case since we partnered with the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) to ensure all employees are well informed about the Social Security benefits and information available to them.

June 23, 2017

 

It’s easy to get caught up wanting to deliver a sophisticated platform to engage your workforce. Many benefits technology solutions promise to make employees smarter consumers of health care through slick recommendation engines, bots, and avatars delivered on smart phones.

I advise you to keep these three things in mind when you evaluate benefits technology:     

May 23, 2017


 

Examining and renegotiating pharmacy benefit management contracts can help trim drug spending
 

March 6, 2017
 
 
 
If you’re like most employers these days, your workforce is comprised of four distinct generations whose ages are separated by as many as 50 years. 
 
February 25, 2017
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On January 25, @shrmnextchat chatted with SHRM Senior Vice President of Knowledge Development Alex Alonso (@SHRMKnwldgeSVP) and SHRM Vice President of Research Shonna Waters (@Shonna_Waters) about What's Next for Paid Leave.

In case you missed this informative chat, you can read all the tweets here:

 

January 25, 2017