As we approach the end of 2017, it’s important to stay on track with all the required continuing education to keep your HR certifications current.
After the highly publicized split between the Society of Human Resources [...]
There is often a struggle to provide employees with a quality benefits package at a cost they can afford and continue to run a profitable company. As benefit costs continue to increase, employers [...]
As an employee benefits consultant, I am starting to get more and more questions around PTO (paid time off) policies and best practices. Employers are considering making changes to their PTO policies as a way [...]
In the past, most individuals looked forward to an early retirement, or at the very least, retiring when they turned 65. However, new statistics show that many Americans are working past age 65. [...]
Because millennials account for as much as 35% of the working population, employers are seeking ways to recruit and retain this growing part of their employee base. However, these younger workers, many of whom came [...]
Many healthcare consumers have experienced going to the hospital to receive care after checking that the hospital selected was in the carrier’s network, only to later discover that one of the doctors who provided care was considered [...]
As we enter the busiest time of year for benefit renewals, it’s important to consider these three guidelines that can make the renewal process go smoothly for you and your employees.
“Uncertainty” tends to be the common word that best describes how employees and employers feel about healthcare these days. Based on a recent study “Wellness in the [...]
Health literacy – understanding your health status and how to navigate our ever-complex healthcare system – has been an important topic for healthcare consumers for years. With the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and development of public exchanges, [...]
Employers sometimes allow former employees to remain on their health insurance plan for some period of time after termination of employment at no cost or reduced cost to the terminated employee. While this [...]