And when I say “mad,” I mean wildly enthusiastic. When I first stumbled into this business, I was barely an adult; a wide-eyed rookie just trying to find my way. Enter Terry Ray, President of New Benefits and my incredible mentor. Terry was gracious enough to take me under her wing, show me the
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“The goal is not to do business with everybody who needs what you have—the goal is to do business with people who believe what you believe.” – Simon Sinek
As VP of Marketing for New Benefits, I’ve seen first-hand what type of marketing materials deliver results and which ones fall flat. I don’t always get to meet with every New Benefits client, but if I could my one piece of advice would be: Connect with your audience.
Years ago, I invited a friend over to watch a football game. After a controversial play, he asked me to rewind and pause the game so we could see exactly what happened. When I told him I couldn’t do that, he looked at me like I had two heads and said, “You mean you don’t have TiVo?”
If you’ve filled a prescription recently, you were probably shocked by the price tag. U.S. drug prices are on the rise, with some specialty drug prices skyrocketing at extraordinary rates—and healthcare consumers are feeling the squeeze. In fact, a branded drug that cost $100 in 2008 now costs
As the end of the year grows near, ‘tis the season for festive holiday parties, tacky Christmas sweaters and decking the halls. It’s also that magical time of year when healthcare plans change and deductibles reset. On that front, I’ve got good news and bad news: The good news is premiums are
Everywhere we turn, there’s another news story about a security breach at a major U.S. retailer or financial institution. Surprisingly, many of these companies had anti-hacker systems in place, but cyber criminals have discovered how to outsmart these technologies.
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
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