1. employee wellness program

    How to Create a Successful Employee Wellness Program

    Research has shown that healthy employees are more productive. This means that it is worthwhile for employers to invest in the health of their employees. The best way to do this? An employee wellness program. Such a program benefits employers by increasing employee productivity and morale, as well a…Read More

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    Employee Benefits: Keeping the Lines of Communication Open

    Choosing a benefits plan for your employees is only half the battle. The other half is communicating the benefits plan to your employees. While there are laws that cover exactly when and how long an employer has to communicate any new plans or amendments to employees, communicating this information …Read More

  3. Top 4 Employee Benefits Issues for Employers

    Many employees don’t realize that just as much as they worry about employee benefits, so do their employers. Employee benefits are not just something that affect individuals; they affect the company as a whole. According to Benefit Selling’s 2015 Employer Survey, there are 4 main issues that emp…Read More

  4. Changing Your Benefits Plan: When to Notify Employees

    So you’ve done it. You’ve bit the bullet and decided to implement some changes to your employee benefits policy, or you’ve gotten a new policy altogether. Congratulations! But now, the technical work remains. When do you have to notify your employees that their plans will be changing? Accordin…Read More

  5. Helping Your Employees Get the Most Out Their 401(k) Plans

    Offering matching 401(k) programs to employees is a great way for companies to retain talent and help employees save for retirement. But offering a program is not enough – if you really want to help your employees, you need to help them maximize their 401(k) savings. Here is how you can help them:…Read More

  6. Upholding the Rights of Pregnant Employees in the Workplace

    Women constitute a vast portion of the American workforce, and have excelled in every field they’ve entered. But with female employees, the question of pregnancy rights inevitably arises. As an HR executive, it is up to you to make sure you respect your pregnant employee’s rights and uphold thei…Read More

  7. Controlling the Costs of Your Employee Benefits Program

    With all the added responsibility and pressure that companies CEO’s and CFO’s are exerting on benefits professionals to navigate these days, controlling costs and creative planning are still at the very core. The need for higher level consulting has never been greater.  Helping our clients “b…Read More

  8. What is a “Grandfathered” Health Plan?

    When explaining your company’s benefits package to employees, you should make sure to state whether the health plan you offer is “grandfathered” or not. Employees who are not familiar with this term might experience some confusion – no, this is not a health plan for elderly employees or gran…Read More

  9. The Basic Components of an Employee Benefits Plan

    Choosing an employee benefits plan for your company is an important task, and one that involves walking a delicate tightrope. On the one hand, you know that offering great benefits to your employees creates loyalty and boosts morale; on the other hand, you need to be realistic about your company’s…Read More