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Understanding Health Care Price Transparency

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In a complex health care system, understanding the costs of medical services often feels like deciphering a code. Health care price transparency is an evolving concept that seeks to demystify these costs to provide patients, employers and insurers with greater visibility into the financial aspects of health care.


The Case for Considering 'Boomerang' Employees

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Employers are having a hard time finding talent right now. Talent pools that have proven successful for years have suddenly dried up, forcing workplaces to get creative. One recent approach has been to hire, seek out or re-recruit “boomerang” employees — workers who used to work at an organization, left voluntarily and now wish to return.


4 Key Trends Driving Employer Health Care Costs in 2024

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Amid ongoing inflation pressures, employees and employers alike can expect their health care costs to increase in 2024. Global professional services firm Aon reported that health care costs for employers will grow by 8.5% in 2024 (to more than $15,000per employee), nearly double 2023’s figure. In line with those findings, the Business Group on...


7 Key Employee Benefits Trends in 2024 & Why they matter

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Why is it important to pay attention to Employee Benefits trends? Attracting and retaining employees has challenged employers since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2024, the labor market is expected to cool slightly; however, competition for talent will remain. As such, employers must remain agile and adapt to developing labor and market...


8 Tips for Modernizing your Hiring Strategy in 2024

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8 Tips for Modernizing Hiring in 2024 As talent acquisition continues to evolve, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for organizations aiming to attract and retain top-tier talent. Last year highlighted labor shortages, looming retirements and a demand for evolving skills. As 2024 begins, the traditional hiring approaches are being reshaped by...


Employers Plan to Offer More Compelling Benefits Options in 2024

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Report Reveals Employers Plan to Offer Compelling Benefits Options in 2024 Recent findings from Mercer’s Health and Benefits Strategies for 2024 Survey Report revealed that employers are seeking compelling benefits options to improve affordability, increase flexibility and fill perceived gaps in 2024. According to Mercer, 1 in 4 of more than 700...


Strategies to Improve Hiring Outcomes

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As employers struggled to respond to trends such as the Great Resignation and quiet quitting, many quickly hired employees to cut costs and fill open positions. Unfortunately, reactionary hiring often didn’t work for either party. According to a USA Today poll,only 26%of job switchers liked their new position enough to stay. For this reason,...


Utilizing HR Data to Improve Workplace Culture

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Various factors can influence company culture, and new norms can be introduced to employees anytime. As technology advances and becomes more common in today’s workplaces, organizations can specifically leverage HR data to optimize the overall employee experience and foster a strong company culture. With accurate data, HR professionals better...