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# Thursday, 19 December 2013
The Coming Boom in Voluntary Benefits

As employee benefits experts look forward to 2014, many are proclaiming it will be a big year for growth in voluntary benefits. This is absolutely correct, but it is actually an understatement—for there is no end in sight to the growth.

# Friday, 13 December 2013
Gap Insurance: A Security Blanket for Those With High-Deductible Policies

As costs associated with providing health insurance have risen steadily over the past decade, many companies have sought to protect themselves financially by switching to cheaper, high-deductible plans.

# Thursday, 05 December 2013
Surveys Say … Retention and Hiring Improve With Better Benefits

According to a study by the Center for American Progress, the average cost of replacing an employee is 20 percent of her/his annual salary for an individual earning $50,000 or less. For executives, it’s as high as 213 percent.

# Monday, 02 December 2013
Make Sure “Comprehensive” Is Comprehensive

“Comprehensive” is a word that is frequently thrown around in software marketing. But not all “comprehensive” software lives up to that description.

# Friday, 22 November 2013
The Fourth Rule of HR Software Purchasing

Data-driven decision making has been defined as “the practice of basing decisions on the analysis of data rather than purely on intuition.” (http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/big.2013.1508)

# Friday, 15 November 2013
The Third Rule of HR Software Purchasing

Bad service can undermine even the best HR software. Vendors who provide consistently poor service simply aren’t worth your time and money — no matter how impressive their software appears. On the other hand, vendors who provide great service can make their products seem absolutely indispensable.

# Friday, 08 November 2013
The Second Rule of HR Software Purchasing

Theodore Roosevelt once said, “Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty.” But Teddy, of course, didn’t know anything about HR software.

# Friday, 01 November 2013
The First Rule of HR Software Purchasing

The First Rule of HR Software Purchasing Why do we purchase software? To make our lives easier. But when it comes time to make a purchase, we sometimes focus on features and price points without also seriously considering whether the software will accommodate and improve our actual day-to-day work processes. The result can be disastrous—software that actually makes our lives worse.

# Tuesday, 29 October 2013
Flaunt Your Benefits with Total Compensation Statements

Flaunt Your Benefits with Total Compensation Statements You’ve probably heard the expression “If you’ve got it, flaunt it.” Companies offering good benefits packages should heed that advice and show employees the outstanding value they’re receiving. A great way to do this is through annual total compensation statements. Think of these statements as “hidden paychecks,” showing employees the full spectrum of their compensation.

# Friday, 18 October 2013
Why HIPAA Compliance Is More Important Than Ever

The public is highly concerned about the privacy of healthcare information. In fact, nearly one in eight patients have withheld information from a provider due to privacy and security concerns (http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20130906/blog/309069998), according to a study published recently by the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

 
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