Benefits

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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

When people think about Social Security, the first thing that comes to mind is retirement. The second is disability. But, our agency is so much more. We have tools, information, and services to help secure today and tomorrow for your employees and their families.

When you start receiving Social Security benefits, certain members of your family may also qualify for benefits on your record. Benefits may be paid to:

December 21, 2016
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For more than 80 years, Social Security has helped secure today and tomorrow with financial benefits that support millions of Americans throughout life’s journey.

November 14, 2016
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Running a competitive business and having healthy employees are twin goals that most employers consider inseparable. And to support both, many employers have invested significant time, money and thoughtful resources into building a comprehensive health, wellness and fitness program.

October 27, 2016

 

There was a time when only HR professionals were concerned about the nuts and bolts of employee benefits such as paid leave, telework and health care. Perhaps a top recruit asked a question or a female worker expecting her first child sought clarification on the Family and Medical Leave Act. Or maybe it was HR’s perennial favorite time of year: open enrollment season. 

Not any longer. Employee benefits have gone mainstream. 

September 6, 2016