Kathryn Mayer

Kathryn Mayer is HRE’s benefits editor and chair of the Health & Benefits Leadership Conference. She has covered benefits for the better part of a decade, and her stories have won multiple awards, including a Jesse H. Neal Award and honors from the American Society of Business Publication Editors and the National Federation of Press Women. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Denver. She can be reached at kmayer@lrp.com.

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HR Tech panelists say digitization, agility, inclusion, skills and enabling employees are all key to succeeding in the pandemic and beyond.

Changes in tech reflect growing importance of employee experience

Solutions are focused on keeping employees engaged and looking after their physical and emotional wellbeing, HR Tech speakers say.

HR Tech Number of the Day: Conference exhibitors

Here’s how many exhibitors are participating in HRE’s HR Technology Conference & Expo next week.

Employers are making mental health strides; Why they shouldn’t let up

The latest Total Brain Mental Health Index shows progress in depression and anxiety rates, but experts warn things may worsen in coming months.

HR Tech Number of the Day: average HR tech budgets

An increase in HR technology spending was largely driven by new COVID-related requirements.

Benefits news you may have missed: Oct. 19-23

From how much employer-sponsored health insurance has increased to 7 open enrollment strategies, here are some of the week’s top stories.

HR Exec of the Year to HR leaders: Lead with compassion, creativity

Honorees at HRE’s virtual Executive of the Year ceremony were quick to recognize all HR leaders serving as vital voices during a tumultuous year.

Employers make ‘remarkable’ pivot to virtual hiring

Organizations are successfully transitioning to virtual hiring and onboarding–and may continue it post-pandemic.

7 open enrollment tips for 2020

How can HR and benefit leaders succeed in educating employees during a pandemic? Here are some ideas.

HR Tech Number of the Day: tech help for mental health

Most employees want their company to provide technology to support their emotional wellbeing. Here’s what that means for HR leaders.

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