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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.


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



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

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


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

March 6, 2017


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

On March 30, @shrmnextchat chatted with the Senior Vice President of HR for Indeed Paul Wolfe @PWolfe67 about Beyond Benefits–The World of Total Rewards.

In case you missed this important chat, you can see all the tweets here:


March 30, 2016

On October 28, @SHRMnextchat chatted with Evren Esen, director of survey programs for @SHRM_Research about Employee Benefits for 2015 and Beyond

In case you missed it, here are all the informative tweets from the chat: 


October 28, 2015


In March 2015, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conducted its annual survey to gather information on the types of benefits employers offer to their employees. 

October 26, 2015

Aging Workforce Means Rethinking Benefit Strategies

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October 9, 2015


Take a look at any of today’s headlines, and you will find HR issues that affect our employees, our organizations and the entire profession. The minimum wage debate continues to rage at the state, local and federal levels. The clash between new and traditional employment models is becoming sharper and more politicized (think: Uber vs. the taxi industry). And landmark U.S. Supreme Court decisions on health care and marriage also have implications for us and the way we do our jobs.

September 2, 2015

Planning a Specialty Drug Strategy Through 2020

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May 4, 2015

IRS Provides Limited � 162(m) Transition Relief for Stock Awards

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April 15, 2015

Consumer-Directed Health Plans Save Money Over Time

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March 30, 2015


During open enrollment, be mindful of age-based differences

With four generations working side by side in the labor force—Millennials, Generation X, Baby Boomers and Traditionalists—employers are challenged during open enrollment season to meet each group’s distinctive needs and expectations. These differences become especially relevant when honing ways to communicate health care options.

Millennials Embrace Technology

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October 13, 2014


Large U.S. employers expect a 4 percent increase in 2015 health care costs for current employees after plan design changes and a 5.2 percent rate increase without plan adjustments, according to Towers Watson’s 2014 Health Care Changes Ahead Survey.

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September 17, 2014