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.
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 your organization join us.
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 well-being program that yields true and lasting ROI.
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 raising successful families while having successful careers. We have a responsibility to make sure FMLA is as clearly understood and easily administrated as it possibly can be.
I am energized and renewed after three days in Las Vegas—how often can you say that? Yet, thanks to expert speakers and engaging networking opportunities, that’s exactly how I feel after last week’s third annual Human Resource Executive Health & Benefits Leadership Conference.
If you could get your hands on first-hand data from 2,000 employees about their perceptions and preferences around health and wellness benefits, you’d jump at it, right? Here’s your chance! We’re excited to release our latest research project, a joint national survey with Quantum Workplace. It offers clear, actionable data for U.S. companies about how to improve their efforts around managing and communicating health and wellness benefits.
It seems that when it comes to wellness, the revolution will be digitized. Wearable health technology—like the Fitbit, Nike FuelBand, Jawbone UP and others—is making a landmark impact on the way consumers set, track, achieve and measure their well-being goals.
Wearable health technology may be the industry darling, dominating headlines and creating buzz once again at the annual Consumer Electronics Show—but not all are convinced such devices inspire true behavior change.
Like most years in recent memory, 2014 was full of twists and turns for benefits professionals. They stayed on their toes as industry developments took shape and trends drove benefits change. Read our countdown of what we saw as the top five benefits stories for 2014.