I have the pleasure of working with a multitude of marketers every day. Unfortunately, many of these new-found relationships do not last. Whether this is due to miscommunication or simply a lack of passion, I’ve come to realize there is a set of desired qualities every marketer should have in
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It’s not easy being a broker in these tumultuous times. But as the old saying goes, challenge begets opportunity. As the benefits industry continues to shift and evolve, now is the time to become a leader and innovator. It’s time to be a benefits hero.
As employers gradually shift the financial burden of health insurance to employees, it’s become more critical than ever for workers to do their homework and carefully manage healthcare expenses. If employees don’t learn how to price comparison shop for costly medical procedures, it could create
When news first broke about Walmart’s plans to cut medical benefits for nearly 30,000 part-time employees, I could almost hear HR professionals around the nation gasp in unison. And while the news hit hard for many, I couldn’t help but think, and so it begins. “It” being the natural progression
If brokers want to survive and thrive in today’s uncertain benefits world, they must take an active role in educating and engaging employees. There are many strategies to engage employees in their benefits program leading to increased productivity, lower absenteeism and greater employee
Our eBook captures the thoughts and opinions of senior leadership at New Benefits including CEO Joel Ray, COO Marti Powles, EVP of Global Sales Brian Latkowski and EVP Dulce Bozeman. This first issue is a collection of the blogs and infographics published here on blog.newbenefits.com from July
There is no mistaking it. Today’s Americans are on heightened alert regarding their health. They want immediate answers. The question is, where are individuals finding these answers and are they reliable? From the first confirmed case of Ebola hitting the United States to the mysterious HEV68
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?
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