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    Topic: Industry Trends

    Zenefits’ new partners demonstrate industry's need for technology
    By Emily Kubis on August 15, 2018 | 2 min read time

      Brokers and employers moving toward benefits, HR tech After announcing its pivot toward brokers last fall, benefits tech company Zenefits...

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    Guardian reports HR & benefits technology trends
    By Gretchen Smitson on July 26, 2018 | 3 min read time

    HCM adoption on the rise As of 2017, over 80% of employers report using some sort of Human Capital Management (HCM) software. HCM software has...

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    What is telecommuting?
    By Gretchen Smitson on July 19, 2018 | 3 min read time

    Telecommuting defined The past decade has seen a 115% increase in telecommuting. So what exactly is telecommuting and why is it so popular? ...

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    The importance of HR documentation
    By Gretchen Smitson on July 5, 2018 | 1 min read time

    Why is documentation important?  When it comes to compliance, there always seems to be one more thing to do. Not only does an administrator need...

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    What the Amazon/PillPack deal means for pharmacy costs
    By Emily Kubis on July 2, 2018 | 1 min read time

      Deal cements Amazon’s move into the drug supply chain Amazon announced this week it will acquire the online pharmacy company PillPack, a company...

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    What is predictive scheduling?
    By Gretchen Smitson on June 12, 2018 | 2 min read time

    Predictive scheduling laws emerge In December 2014, San Francisco was the first city in the United States to pass a predictive scheduling law....

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    How to avoid vague employee handbooks and policies
    By Gretchen Smitson on May 31, 2018 | 3 min read time

    Vague employee communication In December 2017, National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) changed employee policy legislation.  Learn more about: ...

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    Reference-based pricing: What about balance bills?
    By Emily Kubis on May 9, 2018 | 2 min read time

      How brokers can help groups address balance billing  Reference-based pricing is a new way for self-insured employers to pay for...

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    HR tech investment surpasses $1 billion in 2017
    By Emily Kubis on April 16, 2018 | 2 min read time

      Brokers play a role in supporting HR and benefits software According to analytics firm Larocque Inc., venture capital investments in HR tech...

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    How consumers are overpaying for prescriptions through “clawbacks”
    By Emily Kubis on March 26, 2018 | 1 min read time

      New report estimates impact of prescription overpayment According to a new study published by USC Schaeffer, almost a quarter of filled pharmacy...

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