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    Topic: Benefits

    Top 5 most attractive employee benefits
    By Gretchen Smitson on May 21, 2019

    Workers prefer benefits Over the past decade, power within the job market has shifted dramatically from employers to candidates. This change in...

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    Workplace wellness tips for small to mid-sized businesses
    By Gretchen Smitson on May 13, 2019

    If corporate wellness programs are too big of an investment, consider these ideas Nearly 70% of employers see increased productivity and employee...

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    Walmart back in CVS network after pricing dispute
    By Emily Kubis on January 18, 2019

    Pricing terms not disclosed   Walmart pharmacies are back in CVS Caremark's network after a pricing dispute earlier this week. This means that...

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    What to do after open enrollment
    By Emily Kubis on December 10, 2018

    Post-open enrollment checklist Finally done with open enrollment? While you might be tempted to close the book on open enrollment until next...

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    How do I get employees to make benefits decisions faster?
    By Emily Kubis on December 7, 2018

    Tips for a smooth open enrollment Open enrollment can be a really stressful time for HR leaders. The annual period when employees renew or change...

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    The price of poor employee health: $530 billion a year
    By Emily Kubis on November 30, 2018

    Why HR should build a culture of health According to a new report published by the Integrated Benefits Institute, illness-related absences,...

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    How will the CVS/Aetna merger impact employers?
    By Emily Kubis on November 28, 2018

    Companies complete merger CVS Health and Aetna finalized their $69 billion merger Wednesday, creating a new kind of healthcare company that...

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    What is a 401(k)?
    By Gretchen Smitson on November 27, 2018

    Retirement savings account A 401(k) is a tax-free retirement savings account that many employers offer to employees as an employee benefit. These...

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    What is a SHOP plan?
    By Gretchen Smitson on November 13, 2018

      SHOP plan definition A The Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) plan is a group health insurance option for small businesses with fewer...

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    Do I have to offer termination severance pay?
    By Gretchen Smitson on November 8, 2018

    HR Best Practices blog series Navigating the world of HR can be overwhelming—period. That’s why we’ve created a blog series to answer common HR...

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