Benefits Buzz Podcast

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September 28, 2020

SEASON 3 - EPISODE 10

Healthcare and the 2020 Election

A pandemic, social unrest, and a recession ... this year's election is at the forefront of voters' minds for a variety of reasons. In our final episode of Season 3, we focus on the impact this election could have on healthcare and employee benefits.

September 21, 2020

SEASON 3 - EPISODE 9

Speaking the Language of HSAs

Our annual consumer research survey yielded interesting results, as the COVID-19 pandemic has re-shaped employee benefits engagement. HSAs were at the center of it all. We break down our research, reveal four HSA consumer groups, and help you understand how to drive engagement.  

September 14, 2020

SEASON 3 - EPISODE 8

Disrupt. Ideate. Innovate.

These are disruptive times! That makes disruption and disrupting yourself more important than ever. We chat with leading business thinker, podcast host and author Whitney Johnson to discuss the value of managing disruption and growing yourself and your business in times of uncertainty.

September 8, 2020

SEASON 3 - EPISODE 7

FREEDOM ... for HSAs?

One of the healthcare conversations on Capitol Hill centers around the decoupling of health savings accounts (HSAs) from their high-deductible health plan (HDHP) requirement. Will it happen? And if so, when? And what would that mean for HSAs? We break it all down in this episode of Benefits Buzz.

August 31, 2020

SEASON 3 - EPISODE 6

Are You a Self-Awareness Unicorn?

Studies show that while most of us think we're self-aware only 10-15% of us really are. Are you? And why is it important? Tasha Eurich, who is an organizational psychologist and popular speaker, tells us why self-awareness can have such a transformative impact on business and so much more!

Take Tasha's quiz at: https://www.insight-book.com/Quiz 


And, you can sign up for her Future Ready Leader Course (and receive a 25% discount) at: https://thefuturereadyleader.com/friends

August 24, 2020

SEASON 3 - EPISODE 5

Integrate to Make Benefits Great

Every second counts during the work day, especially for the always multi-tasking HR team. Integrating commonly used HR platforms helps save them time and preserve data accuracy. We chat with two of our in-house experts on integrations to talk about what integrations are, how they benefit you, and what to look for.

August 17, 2020

SEASON 3 - EPISODE 4

How to Make Virtual Community Support a Reality

Social distancing and the COVID-19 pandemic have transformed the way that volunteers and charities work together to support their communities. We sit down with two of the leaders of our community to discuss what's changed, what hasn't and what you can do to give back during these times.

August 10, 2020

SEASON 3 - EPISODE 3

ICHRA trends and takeaways

You were introduced to ICHRAs on a previous Benefits Buzz episode. In this episode, we go in-depth on this new benefits offering to help you get the WIIFM (what's in it for me) on ICHRAs. This type of HRA has a number of perks for employers and employees, which is why they're availability is expected to increase dramatically in the coming years.

August 3, 2020

SEASON 3 - EPISODE 2

Take Your OE Virtual!

What if in-person isn't the best way to do open enrollment? Many employers are hosting virtual open enrollments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And this may be the best approach, both now and going forward. We chat with two of our resident OE experts to share tips and insights on what it takes to pull off a successful virtual OE.

July 27, 2020

SEASON 3 - EPISODE 1

Pivot! The COVID-19 HR strategy

So much has changed in human resources since the COVID-19 pandemic began. HR teams have had to pivot. And quickly. With no experience or expertise on how to manage a pandemic. We're talking to two HR leaders who will share their wins and their losses this year to help us all learn from the mistakes and mimic the successes.

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