The light is shining on 3M, Cisco, Kimberly-Clark and the National Geographical Society as the companies take steps to provide employees a first-of-its kind employee benefit: discounts on home solar power installation.
A huge majority of new employees come from within the insurance industry, and there is a wide discrepancy among firms, a recent study finds.
Open enrollment is a stressful time for benefit managers and employees alike. More than half of U.S. employees say the traditional open enrollment process to sign up for health care benefits is a waste of time and a miserable experience. In fact, the enrollment process is so unpleasant for employees that 20% of them would rather watch a movie about the life of Lindsay Lohan than complete it.
A companys culture and value system, which can include its employee benefit offerings and other perks, can make or break an employees job satisfaction. Here are the top companies for culture and values according to career site Glassdoor.com, based on employee reviews.
A majority of insurance firms arent hiring enough new brokers/agents to grow their business. Reagan Consulting offers six factors to consider based on its recent recruiting and development study.
A new report from business applications cloud-hosting vendor Intermedia, which contracted with Osterman Research to survey employees who recently left companies, finds they commonly retain some degree of access to corporate information.
Companies are waking up to the fact that supporting the emotional, physical and cognitive health of their employees makes sense and affects their bottom line.
Open enrollment is one of the busiest times of year for benefit managers. But dont let the stress of the season get you down. Use these four strategies to fight back against the ill effects of stress.
Wearable wellness is here to stay, yet precisely how the devices will affect employer programs remains to be seen.
Commentary: October is National Depression Awareness Month. Jeff Guardalabene, a mental health case manager with Standard Insurance Company, offers these tips on how to help your employer clients navigate this important but often uncharted territory.
Tips to help benefit advisers, benefit managers, and other benefit professionals stand out (in a good way).
Global information and measurement company Nielsen reveals how implementing a measured communication approach both on the ground and in the cloud during open enrollment worked wonders for the companys internal employee ratings.
What tricks and treats do you have lined up for your employees to help them manage the frequently conflicting personal and professional priorities that arise during the holiday season?
In a world where instant gratification and customization are a way of life, workplace wellness programs havent kept pace, says Scott Haverlock, senior manager, talent & total rewards with Niagara Bottling, Inc. and a keynote speaker at this years Benefits Forum & Expo.
Tis the open enrollment season in the benefits world. For many benefit managers, that means stress, panic and very long days (and nights). But there are ways to make this time of year less frantic and more productive.