Browsing All posts tagged under »employee benefits«

Making Wages Public – Good for the Economy, or Too Much Information?

July 20, 2011


Communications – specifically, communications to employees around their pay and benefits – is a primary focus of my firm. So it was with great interest that I read an article at The Atlantic Web site entitled The Case for Making Wages Public: Better Pay, Better Workers by Daniel Indiviglio. The basic question Indiviglio asks is: […]

MetLife Study: Growing Disconnect on Employee Loyalty, Satisfaction

March 29, 2011


MetLife's 9th Annual Study of Employee Benefits Trends finds a growing disconnect between employees and employers on employee engagement and loyalty.

Study Sees Room for Improvement in Employee Communications

April 13, 2010


MetLife's 8th Annual Study of Employee Benefits Trends sees room for improvement in employee communications.

Open Enrollment and Twitter – A Reality Check

November 5, 2009


Recent posts from Twitter provide an interesting perspective on attitudes toward employee benefits in general, and the process of open enrollment in particular.

Survey Says . . .

November 3, 2009


Two recent surveys looking at trends in hiring, compensation and benefits paint slightly different pictures of where the economy is headed in the near term.

401(k) Plans and Their Discontents

September 30, 2009


Calls for reforming employer-provided retirement plans - in particular, 401(k) plans - are growing. While the ultimate outcome remains to be seen, it is likely that significant changes could be coming soon to a 401(k) plan near you.

Doing Well and Doing Good: Benefits and the Bottom Line

August 31, 2009


Two companies provide examples of how offering high quality employee benefits can not only be the right thing to do as far as what's good for employees, but also the right thing to do for the company's bottom line.