Human Resources News & Insights

5 ways to make open enrollment easier on employees

Open enrollment is an important time of year, and it can also be confusing and a source of stress for employees. 

These EEOC wellness rules kick in Jan. 1: Are your plans ready?

Jan. 1, 2017 may still seem pretty far off, but now’s the time to make sure you’ll be in compliance with the EEOC’s new wellness rules that kick in on New Year’s Day. Here’s why.

3 best practices when answering open enrollment questions

Chances are you’re answering a lot of employees’ questions about your company’s benefits during this open enrollment season. 

What your employees really feel about open enrollment

With the amount of time HR pros put into open enrollment season, you’d think the process would result in satisfied employees who have a solid understanding of their benefits, right? Not even close.  

The effect of rising insurance costs on open enrollment, employee demands

With health insurance costs continuing to soar, employees are being asked to shoulder more of the financial load. But as a result, they have some demands of their own. 

15 presentation mistakes to avoid this open enrollment season

Open enrollment season shines the spotlight on HR pros’ presentation skills. After all, it’s up to you to explain what your company’s benefits plan has to offer. Are you up to the task?

Don’t make these 5 fatal HR benefits communication mistakes

Almost as important as the benefits offerings you use to drive retention and attract talent are, equally as important is how you communicate those benefits to your staff. Yet, this is an area in which it’s easy to fall short — and to help ensure that doesn’t happen to you, wellness and health management software maker Keas […] [MORE]

Open Enrollment: Employees Need More Time

How much time do employees need to review benefits materials? Here’s their answer.

Benefits confuse 3 in 4 workers: What you can do now

One stat you’ll want to keep in mind when preparing for open enrollment: 76% of employees who make decisions about their benefits coverage say they’ve made mistakes selecting benefits options.

For max 401(k) participation, link to health plan enrollment

What do you get when you pair health plan open enrollment with changes to your 401(k)?