Although the summer months generally are known in the benefits industry for being somewhat slow and eventless, three merger/acquisition deals made a big splash in recent weeks, turning this summer into a wilder one than anticipated.
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Jul 15, 2015 by Jennifer Benz.
This month marks Benz Communications’ ninth birthday! As we reflect on the last nine years, here’s our list of nine benefits changes that make us most excited and optimistic about our work in the years to come.
Jun 18, 2015 by Jennifer Benz.
To help employers and their people make positive changes around financial wellness, we’re happy to announce “6 steps to bring financial wellness to the workplace,” a framework for financial wellness programs that we created in partnership with State Street Global Advisors.
Jun 10, 2015 by Jon Stuckey.
As we focus on employee well-being this month, think about how your personal well-being affects your work, and vice versa. Here are 4 questions to ask yourself to measure how engaged and satisfied you are with your job.
Jun 03, 2015 by Jennifer Benz.
We’re happy to be among the nearly 200 organizations that have pledged to support June as National Employee Wellbeing Month! While our commitment to helping employees live healthier, happier lives continues year-round, well-being gets extra focus this month—and we are offering new resources to help...
May 26, 2015 by Jennifer Benz.
Join us this Thursday, May 28, for an exclusive webinar, co-presented by Shawn LaVana of Virgin Pulse and myself, that will show you how to secure C-suite buy-in for employee well-being at your organization. The one-hour session will outlines the four key steps employers need to create a successful...
May 20, 2015 by Lindsay Kohler.
Best-selling author and behaviorist Daniel Pink recently shared six real-world examples of how to apply psychology to create results. Try these approaches to bring new life to your benefits communication strategy.
May 13, 2015 by Kelley M. Butler.
The top-line findings from this year’s Metlife Employee Benefits Trends Study reveal employers that offer 11 or more benefits are most successful at being considered an employer of choice. However, all the benefits in the world—whether 11 or 111—don’t replace effective communication. Read our blog...
May 06, 2015 by Jennifer Benz.
While there’s no such thing as the ideal or perfect mother, mothering comes in all forms. Yet, the U.S. is the only industrialized country without a national policy on paid maternity leave. While the Family and Medical Leave Act is flawed, its existence allows working parents an option toward...
Apr 29, 2015 by Lindsay Kohler.
When people want a recommendation about a new wine bar to try or vacation hotel, they’re likely to turn to a friend, the Internet, or both. The challenge for benefits managers, though, is that most employees also search for and share health information that way.
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