Mental Health

Addressing the Unique Needs of the LGBTQ+ Community

Anne Newhouse
 

Strategies for creating the best mix of employee benefit plans are as varied as the organizations that offer them. In the current business climate, especially coming out of the pandemic period, attracting and retaining the best employees feels like an art form […]

Family Mental Health: How We Can Adapt and Better Understand Together

Tim Hennessy
 

Social exclusion, the closure of daycare centers and schools, and job insecurity combined to produce conditions at home and in the workplace that have never been seen before the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has had major effects on […]

Three Ways to Celebrate National Employee Benefits Day Today

Anne Patterson
 

If you’re reading this, you probably work in employee benefits—which means today, National Employee Benefits Day (NEBD), is all about YOU! It’s a day to take a step back, look at the incredible work you do for plan participants, and know your […]

Building a Better Work-Life Blend at Your Organization

Anne Patterson
 

Work-life balance is an idea that’s been tossed around for decades, and organizations have paid a lot of attention to the term, particularly over the last three years as the line between work and life has blurred. But the term work-life blend may […]

Four-Day Workweek: Pros, Cons and Implementation

Cara McMullin
 

As employers do more to support employees’ mental health and work/life balance, the four-day workweek has become a front-runner among evolving workplace considerations. In this competitive labor market, the marked benefits of the four-day schedule promote a culture of employee well-being. The […]