[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text uncode_shortcode_id="425044"]Capturing and maintaining employees' attention can be quite a challenge (if you're surprised by this statement, please let us know your secret!). As an HR or internal communications leader, you possess valuable knowledge about open enrollment, and your...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text uncode_shortcode_id="293070"]As an employer, you work hard to attract, retain and motivate talented employees. You offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a range of perks and incentives. However, many employees don't fully understand or appreciate the value of...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text uncode_shortcode_id="608894"]It’s no secret that employees are facing unprecedented levels of stress and anxiety. Our recent pulse survey on LinkedIn revealed that 76% of respondents believe that employees in their organization are experiencing increased levels of mental health challenges—whether...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" row_height_percent="0" override_padding="yes" h_padding="0" top_padding="2" bottom_padding="0" overlay_alpha="50" gutter_size="3" column_width_percent="100" shift_y="0" z_index="0" uncode_shortcode_id="200674"][vc_column column_width_percent="100" gutter_size="3" override_padding="yes" column_padding="2" overlay_alpha="50" shift_x="0" shift_y="0" shift_y_down="0" z_index="0" medium_width="0" mobile_width="0" uncode_shortcode_id="808640"][vc_column_text uncode_shortcode_id="153616"]Join us in shining a spotlight on the importance of mental wellness—at home and...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text uncode_shortcode_id="253465"]Post-COVID-19, the battle to attract and keep good employees has intensified significantly. In many professions, employees can work from anywhere, so their job options—and opportunities for growth—have greatly expanded. And in other trades and professions, employees are...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text uncode_shortcode_id="399993"]It’s easy to make a business case for strategic benefit communications — just consider these statistics: Employees were 25% more likely in 2022 than they were in 2012 to say that benefits are an important reason they...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text uncode_shortcode_id="973350"]Mental health in the workplace is an important issue. This is not a new revelation—for some time, many companies have offered free counseling sessions for employees and their families through Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs). What’s new, perhaps, is...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text uncode_shortcode_id="181972"] Open enrollment is complete—almost. There’s one final step: debriefing what worked and what could have gone better. It may sound overwhelming, but this process is essential to ensuring ongoing success for the next year. Debrief #1: Evaluate with...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text uncode_shortcode_id="172247"]When your employees review their 401(k) statements, they’ll see a new feature: a lifetime income illustration. Companies are required to share this illustration at least once per year as part of the SECURE Act, but more importantly,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text uncode_shortcode_id="103386"]Before you launch your HR/benefit communications plan, it’s important to begin with the end in mind. What do you want to accomplish? What behaviors are you trying to influence? What are the desired outcomes? 12 Ways to Gauge Your...