Open enrollment

Why this open enrollment season requires an empathetic approach

During open enrollment, when employees take stock of their health, family and financial security, an empathetic and people-first approach is more important than ever.

Inflation is taking a toll on open enrollment

Employees may cut back on benefits due to finances, requiring better employer communication and education.

HR tech news this week: Nov. 8-12

COVID testing technology, roadblocks to hiring veterans and the war for talent were among the leading HR technology stories this week.

How employers hope to contain rising healthcare costs

Organizations expect their healthcare costs to increase 5.2% in 2022, Willis Towers Watson finds.

Boese: How to deliver on your organization’s HR tech promises

Tech investments must be aligned with organizational culture and strategy to truly give employees what they need.

Benefits news you may have missed: Feb. 15-19

From the growing trend of vaccine incentives to record-high retirement contributions, here are some of the week’s top stories.

Research: COVID is driving employees to make benefit changes this year

Workers are generally taking enrollment more seriously because of the pandemic.

How to take a ‘holistic’ approach to supporting employees

As part of our look ahead to 2021 challenges, EY’s Michael Spicci and Wendy Edgar say employers should keep mental, emotional and financial health at the forefront next year.

What to think about when taking a global approach to benefits

HR Tech speaker Chris Wakely of Benify described steps HR and benefits leaders should take to maximize their global, digital benefits strategy.

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.