Employee Benefits Communication Blog

Helpful insights, videos, tips, strategies, examples and best practices
for employee benefits communications and employee engagement.


Flimp Communications Is Ready for Prime Time

It’s never too early to start preparing for open enrollment, as SHRM proved when it published its article Ready for Prime Time? Using Video in Benefits Communication at the end of May. The article features results from our 2015 case study report, but you can view our latest report
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Employee Benefits: An Algorithm that Helps Employees Choose the Right Benefits Plan

When applying for a job, one of the biggest things potential employees look for is a healthy benefits package, which includes vacation time, holidays, paid sick leave, paid personal time off, some retirement options, and health insurance. Benefits packages typically add 30-40% to an employee’s base pay, and some
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HR Videos: Survey Says Employees Need More Education from Employers to Understand Benefits

A survey from PolicyGenius found that not only were only four percent of respondents able to correctly define four common and important health insurance terms (coinsurance, co-pay, deductible, and out-of-pocket maximum), it found that respondents were more confident in their answers than they were accurate in their comprehension of
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Benefits Packages and Employee Benefits Communications 2017: What’s Hot, What’s Not

The road to today’s benefits packages and employee benefits communications have significantly changed since the establishment of the first employee pension plan in 1875 by the American Express railroad company. Pension plans represented the first step into the benefits landscape. Now, almost 150 years later, the classic pension plan
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Flimp Gearing Up for Record-Breaking Benefits Open Enrollment Season

New video solutions, decision-support tools and staff added to help employers with digital communications If growth comes in waves, this year is shaping up to be a tsunami for us at Flimp. Based on last year’s revenue growth, projected renewals and new sales, and the expansion of our broker
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Employee Benefits Websites: Why Flexibility is Key

Employee benefits websites have become very popular with HR departments across almost all industries in recent years. As more employee benefits systems move to the cloud or online, flexibility in benefits administration is key. Part of the challenge of any HR director or manager is to find the right
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HSA-Contribution Calculator and Spanish Translation Added to PLANselect® Benefits Decision-Support Tools

New Features Help Employees Select Optimal Health Plan and Reduce Their OOP Healthcare Expenses Our goal in developing software tools like PLANselect® is to make benefits open enrollment as quick, easy and cost effective as possible for both employers and their employees, which means we’re constantly looking for ways
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How Benefits Brokers are Differentiating Themselves with Innovative Employee Communications

Employee benefits aren’t always easy to provide and communicate to the workers that need them. This is why Human Resources departments have to continually create new innovations in employee communications to help employees sign up for the benefits packages that are right for them. The HR industry in all
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Involve Me and I Learn: Video as a Teaching Tool

Effective learning is about engagement. The more engaged and involved a person can be with what they’re learning, the more they’ll retain. But in the business world, resource allocation also comes into play and teaching employees new skills or educating them on subjects like the subtleties of healthcare benefits
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How Employee Video Communications is Being Used to Improve Benefits Enrollment

Employee video communications have become a useful tool for many HR departments across multiple industries. A 2015 Glassdoor survey indicated that 4 out of 5 employees actually want benefits or perks more than a pay raise. Those benefits include paid sick days, 401k plans, health insurance, and employee training
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