[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 css=""]We're excited to announce we are headed to CONNECT Global Employee Benefits and Workforce Strategies Summit in Chicago, July 22 – July 24! This event is tailor-made to help multinational employers understand key issues, trends and solutions for...

[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 css=""]We're excited to announce we are headed to World at Work Total Rewards'24 Conference in Cincinnati, May 20 – 22, 2024! You can find us in the Exhibit Hall (Booth 614) and make sure you add our...

This year, the MetLife’s 22nd Annual U.S. Employee Benefit Trends Study 2024 illustrates how significantly benefits contribute to employee well-being, particularly when employees know how to take advantage of benefits and have a positive experience when using them. Here's our breakdown of the highlights and key takeaways...

[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="319972"]Funny, but true. Organizations can increase employee job satisfaction by evaluating how they engage employees. It’s not a one-size-fits-all approach anymore—companies need to consider multiple communication tactics when sharing important information. They also need to train managers in...

[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="103881"]Did you know that there are about 300 million employment-related searches on Google each month? Your top prospects are searching online, so if recruiters are going to compete effectively for talent, you need to meet candidates where...

[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="150364"]Recruiting good talent has gotten easier—and yet, more difficult! You may now have a larger candidate pool than ever, especially if you allow employees to work from anywhere. At the same time, this also means that job candidates...

[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 css="" 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...

[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"][vc_column][vc_column_text uncode_shortcode_id="295445"]The modern workforce is experiencing an unprecedented shift toward fostering more engaged and satisfied employees. Disengaged employees can have a significant negative impact on a company's bottom line, with an estimated loss of billions of dollars annually...

[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="344765"]The spotlight is shining on mental health in the workplace—and with good reason. If employees are struggling at work, they’re likely struggling outside of work, too—and vice versa. So, to improve engagement, performance, retention (and don’t forget...

[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_single_image image="82757" img_size="large" qode_css_animation="" media="82757" media_width_percent="100" uncode_shortcode_id="144647"][vc_column_text uncode_shortcode_id="388105"]Diversity, equity, and inclusion are crucial components of any successful organization. While many tend to think of DE&I as a human resources policy, the truth is that to be successful, DE&I...

[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="599436"]Effective internal communications have a significant effect on your overall employee engagement. If you want to maximize your employee communications or benefit communications plan in 2023, then consider these 10 strategies to up the ante with 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="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="830554"]When it comes to your employee communication strategy, one thing is constant and enduring—internal communications should always be honest and authentic. Communications should be timely and, where possible, encourage two-way conversation. But, just like every other area 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="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="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...

[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 text_lead="yes" uncode_shortcode_id="233107"]With shifts in the workforce over the past few years, one thing is clear: employee benefits are increasingly important to both recruitment and retention efforts. Join Westcomm President Guy Westermeyer and Susan Baier from Audience Audit in...