Employee Benefits

Organizations Revise Sales Plans to Reward New Business and Profitability

By HR Vendor News | December 1, 2009

Dec. 2, 2009 – Washington, D.C. – In this difficult economic climate, many organizations are finding it more challenging than usual to meet their sales and revenue goals. As companies struggle to find ways to improve sales and profitability, the first place they look to adjust is their sales compensation plan. A new study by…

LifeCare Offers 10 Tips for Choosing Safe Toys This Holiday Season

By HR Vendor News | November 24, 2009

SHELTON, CT, November 25, 2009 – If you’re planning to give toys as gifts this holiday season, LifeCare®, Inc., a leading provider of health and productivity solutions for employers nationwide, offers the following 10 tips to help ensure that your gifts are safe and age-appropriate: 1. Always read the age recommendations and safety labels before…

Chamberlain Research Gives Secova High Marks for Customer Satisfaction

By HR Vendor News | November 24, 2009

Newport Beach, CA, November 25, 2009 – Secova Inc., a leading provider of human resource and benefits management services, today announced that in a blind and independent study conducted by Chamberlain Research, benefit managers throughout Secova’s client base gave Secova record high marks for their quality and customer service experience in 2008/2009, as reported in…

Ann Dieleman Assumes Business Development Duties at ARAG

By HR Vendor News | November 18, 2009

DES MOINES, Iowa – ARAG®, a global leader of legal insurance, has announced that Senior Vice President Ann Dieleman is assuming an expanded role as the company’s Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer. “We want to utilize Ann’s unique talents and experience to manage business development, an area where she has made strong contributions to…

In Era of Benefit Cuts, Employee Equity Plans Likely to Survive

By HR Vendor News | November 18, 2009

London — 19 November 2009 — In this economic climate, many employers are reviewing employee benefits and cutting back on those programs that are no longer considered impactful or cost effective. Given the volatility in equity markets, changes in accounting rules and growing cost constraints, will employee equity plans remain effective and viable in the…

ARAG Earns Center of Excellence Honor for Third Straight Year

By HR Vendor News | November 16, 2009

DES MOINES, Iowa – November 17, 2009 – ARAG® has been certified a Center of Excellence for the third consecutive year by BenchmarkPortal, a national benchmarking organization affiliated with Purdue University’s Center for Customer-Driven Quality. “Being certified a Center of Excellence reflects ARAG’s strong commitment to providing best in class products and service. It is…

Wellness Survey: Businesses Look to Wellness Programs to Improve Productivity and Lower Absenteeism Stress Cited as Top Health Risk Driving Wellness Programs Around the World

By HR Vendor News | November 16, 2009

NEW YORK: Nov. 16, 2009 – Improving productivity by keeping employees healthy and working is emerging as the top business objective for employer-sponsored wellness programs around the world. The two exceptions are the United States, where reducing health care cost increases overwhelmingly continues to be the top goal, and Asia, where the most important objective…

Stress Costs! Resilience Saves! HeartMath Experts Say Chronic Stress is a Serious Health and Productivity Crisis Affecting Millions of Employees and the Companies They Work For

By HR Vendor News | November 11, 2009

Boulder Creek, California – November 12, 2009 – Why are companies are still glossing over the issue of workplace stress? It’s as though people think there isn’t much we can do about it; that it’s an unavoidable fact of modern life. Instead of treating the source, we tend to focus on managing – and paying…

WorldatWork Announces 2010 Board of Directors

By HR Vendor News | November 10, 2009

November 10, 2009 – Washington, D.C. – WorldatWork, a global human resources association with offices in Washington, D.C. and Scottsdale, AZ, has announced its newly elected 2010 Board of Directors. Continuing her term, Sara R. McAuley, CCP, WLCP, Executive Vice President & CHRO, Tygris Commercial Finance Group Inc., will chair the WorldatWork board in 2010.…

Tandem HR Flexes Employee Benefit Muscle by Giving Perspectives Ltd Wellness Services a Workout

By HR Vendor News | November 9, 2009

CHICAGO, IL— November 10, 2009 – Perspectives Ltd, a workplace resources provider specializing in high-touch employee assistance program (EAP) and wellness services, has been hired by Tandem HR to provide wellness coaching services to its customers. Tandem, which already uses Perspectives’ EAP services, is a professional employer organization (PEO) that serves more than 100 small-to-medium…