I train every new hire at New Benefits and recently had the opportunity to work with a young millennial. I quickly realized the training curriculum I’ve used in the past was going to be meaningless to this new employee as he knew nothing about the healthcare industry. Or did he?
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I read a lot of HR blogs, benefit publications and employer surveys about how cost is a major factor when employers make benefits decisions. “Cost” is a broad term. Are we talking about the cost to the employee or the employer? Are we talking about hard dollar costs or soft dollar costs? While
A few weeks ago, I was driving home from work when an ad came on the radio. The announcer said, “You wouldn't purchase airline tickets without knowing where you were traveling and how much it cost. You wouldn't order a meal at a restaurant before checking out the prices on the menu. You wouldn't
At New Benefits, we don’t have all the answers. In fact, I’d go so far as to say we believe answers don’t really matter.
These days, there are multiple generations in the workforce: from the multi-tasking Millennial who wants everything right now to the busy Gen X’er with a full-time working spouse and three kids at home to the Baby Boomer who’s still working because he/she hasn’t squirreled enough away for
In my last blog, I discussed how employee stress is costing companies a bundle. But what is the most common cause of anxiety in the workplace? In many cases, legal issues and financial problems are the source of employee stress.
Plenty of people claim they embrace change, but we all know most of them are stretching the truth. I can tell you without hesitation that we not only embrace change—we’re addicted to it. We’ve continued to grow because flexibility is one of our core values, and we know the only way to
There is no question an organization’s number one asset is its people. If an employer wants to boost their bottom line, they must take care of their most important asset. Many employers believe competitive compensation is enough to keep employees engaged and happy. Yet study after study has
The Affordable Care Act was designed to reduce healthcare expenses, but it doesn't address costs caused by stress. Countless studies show stress increases the risk of health conditions like obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer's, diabetes, depression, gastrointestinal problems and asthma. Stress