Tag: Employee Benefits

The Most Desirable Employee Benefits

The Most Desirable Employee Benefits             In today’s hiring market, a generous benefits package is essential for attracting and retaining top talent. According to Glassdoor’s 2015 Employment Confidence Survey, about 60% of people report that...

/ May 5, 2017

What Benefits Do Millennials Want Most?

Millennials are unlike any other generation that has entered the workplace, and their presence has already inspired corporations to make massive changes to the way they do business. Corporations are breaking down cubicle walls to encourage collaboration and throwing the...

/ February 13, 2017

Stretching your Medical Plan Further: Tips for Happy and Healthy Employees

January is usually a time of new beginnings.  We reflect on the past and come up with resolutions to make this the best year yet! According to a recent poll by Statistic Brain, the number one New Year’s Resolution for Americans in...

/ January 29, 2017

3 Tips For A Successful Open Enrollment

It’s that time again! Time to plan for Open Enrollment…and all the stress that comes along with it! While it only comes around once a year, if not executed thoughtfully and carefully, it could leave employees feeling lost about their...

/ January 15, 2017

Looking Ahead: Benefits Trends for 2017

When it comes to trends, it’s often said that what is old will soon become new again. However, it’s important not to adopt that motto when it comes to employee benefits. Keeping the same benefits offerings year after year has the...

/ December 9, 2016

Designing Your Benefits Plans: Cover the Kids

When Hillary Clinton came up with HillaryCare in the 90’s and when President Obama drafted Obamacare, they both had the same message: “We have to get the good risks (healthy people) to buy insurance”.  Employer’s need to have the same...

/ October 22, 2016

Think You Shouldn’t Self-Insure If You’re Not Healthy? You’re Wrong.

I’m constantly told by employers that they looked into Self-Insurance, but that it’s not a fit for them because they’re not a healthy group.  The irony here is being unhealthy may be precisely the reason you should self-insure. Here’s why: ...

/ October 1, 2016

The Advantages of Self-Funding

What is a Self-Funded Plan? A self-funded group health plan is one in which the employer eliminates obligations to a health plan provider by assuming the financial risk for providing health care benefits directly to its employees. While experienced, successful...

/ May 11, 2015