Benefits and Compensation

That’s a Wrap on HR Employee Benefits Week 2021!

As HR Employee Benefits Week comes to a close, we want to take a look back at all the offerings and events that transpired throughout this exciting event!



“Faces of HR” Interview | Gianna Driver, Chief People Officer, BlueVine

“Faces of HR” profiles your peers and asks them about their experiences, successes, challenges, current practices, aspirations, and opinions on topics impacting HR and the workforce. In this insightful interview, editor James Davis connects with Gianna Driver, Chief People Officer of BlueVine, to discuss adapting benefits to meet the modern hybrid work era, which benefits are the most challenging to implement in a remote setting, and more.

Read the full interview, here.

Panel Discussion | Employee Benefits Your Workers Actually Want

COVID-19 has opened the door for new and exciting benefits your workforce needs in order to recover both financially and mentally from the pandemic. In this engaging discussion, Karl Ahlrichs, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CSP, Senior Consultant at Gregory & Appel; Danielle Schweiger, Employee Benefits Consultant at Gregory & Appel; and Jim Davis, Editor of HR Daily Advisor, discuss which benefits and perks have grown in popularity since the start of the pandemic and how you can successfully implement these benefits in your organization.

To access the on-demand discussion, click here.


HR Works Podcast | Evolving Benefits in an Evolving World

In this HR technology-themed episode of HR Works, host Jim Davis connected with Carla DeMello, President of Employee Benefits at GCG Financial. DeMello and Davis examined everything from how the need for benefits has changed over the last year, why including these benefits don’t matter as much anymore, and which new benefits are a must-have.

Listen to the episode, here.

Town Hall | Understanding the Evolution from Wellness to Well-Being: What Employers Should Consider

Wellness programs aren’t like your grandparents’ or parents’—they’ve evolved over decades to better meet employee and company needs. Today, employees view financial, mental, and physical health as important parts of their holistic well-being.

In this PayFlex town hall, Jennifer Plasse-Puzey, Leader of the PayFlex Strategy & Product Development Organization, and Shandas Smith, Senior Product Manager for Reimbursement Accounts, at PayFlex, provide an overview on how employers have defined and considered wellness in the past within the context of employee health and productivity. They also explore the evolution that is shaping employer strategies, and the programs they offer today in support of personal well-being.

To access the on-demand webinar, click here.


Checklist | 25 Benefits & Perks to Offer Remote Workers

HR teams often put a lot of time and effort into creating benefits packages and perks for employees that help them remain satisfied and engaged at the workplace. But the pandemic has forced many workers into a remote setting, leading to a situation in which many benefits and employee perks simply aren’t as useful as they once were. Download this infographic checklist to determine which voluntary benefits and perks you should offer your remote workforce.

Download your free copy, here.

Webinar | Going Beyond Traditional Identity Theft Protection Benefits

With remote work being the new norm, employers and their staff are increasingly at risk of cybercrime, leaving employees more vulnerable than ever to identity theft.

But, by taking a more proactive approach to the greater threat and offering more than the typical identity protection benefits, companies can help protect themselves and their employees from cybercrime.

In this webinar, Eran Sinai, CEO of IDSeal, and Brian Stack, VP of Engineering and Dark Web Intelligence at Experian, explain why employees’ personal information and data is at risk from sophisticated hackers; which identity theft protection features offer the best employee cyber-wellness benefits; and how end-to-end identity theft and device security solutions reduce risk and financial loss.

To access the on-demand webinar, click here.


Feature Article | Ask the Expert Mailbag: Employee Benefits Week Edition​ 

When it comes to compliance, sometimes it helps to share specific cases and how employment lawyers approached them. In this feature article, we share three benefits-related questions submitted to our employment lawyers, along with their answers.

To read the feature article, click here.

Fireside Chat | Behavioral Health and The Pandemic: Workplace Benefits Trends and Considerations

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased behavioral health conditions like depression, substance abuse, and anxiety among workers across all ages, industries and positions. New research from The Standard shows that more than 1 in 10 employees are suffering from serious mental illness, a significant increase since the pandemic began. It’s crucial that employers understand the effect the pandemic has had on employee behavioral health and provide their employees with the right workplace support.

The Standard experts, Brenda Smith, Director of the Workplace Possibilities Program; Dan Jolivet, Workplace Possibilities Practice Consultant; and Debra Villar, Manager of Disability Medical Resources, discuss the latest insights, considerations, and approaches to address this growing issue.

To access the on-demand webinar, click here.

Stay Tuned for More Exciting Events!

If you enjoyed this week’s event, mark your calendars for Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Week 2021, from June 14—18, 2021. Our weeklong event will take a deep dive into the world of recruitment and talent acquisition. Register for our afternoon events, here, and stay tuned for exciting content!