Archive for Communication’ Category

Exploring Year-Round Benefits Engagement | Houston Benefits Group
Mar

22

2021

Exploring Year-Round Benefits Engagement | Houston Benefits Group

Just as with any good, healthy relationship, communication with employees is key. Only communicating with employees regarding their benefits package during open enrollment will most definitely result in them not taking full advantage of all it has to offer. In an effort to assist employees in understanding and maximizing their benefits, companies should use a year-round benefits engagement strategy.  Let’s explore some simple ways to…

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How to Help Employees Communicate More Effectively | Texas Employee Benefits Partners
Mar

15

2021

How to Help Employees Communicate More Effectively | Texas Employee Benefits Partners

In an ideal world, communication would be easy. We’d immediately know exactly what to say or write. Emails, Slack messages, and reply threads would practically write themselves. And there’d be no confusion about what anyone meant, ever. Of course, communication never works that way. We stare at the computer screen trying to decide how to begin an email. We misspeak or garble our words. We…

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Three Surprising Benefits to a Virtual Open Enrollment | Houston Employee Benefits
Oct

21

2020

Three Surprising Benefits to a Virtual Open Enrollment | Houston Employee Benefits

With many enrollments being forced to go virtual this year, you may feel at a disadvantage. But, there are actually plenty of reasons to believe a virtual open enrollment could be even more effective for you and your clients. IMPROVED EDUCATION People only tend to remember 10% of what they hear and only 20% of what they read. However, people actually recall 80% of what…

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Making the Workplace a Safe Place to Speak Up | Houston Benefits Group
Aug

18

2020

Making the Workplace a Safe Place to Speak Up | Houston Benefits Group

  Right now, organizations across the country are asking themselves what they can do to make their workplaces more inclusive, diverse, and equitable, particularly for Black employees. They’re hosting conversations, acknowledging areas where they’ve fallen short, and identifying opportunities for improvement. For these efforts to be successful, employees need to be able to speak freely, offering critical and candid feedback about individual behaviors, workplace practices,…

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How Leaders Can Set an Example for Remote Employees | Houston Benefits Agents
Jul

12

2020

How Leaders Can Set an Example for Remote Employees | Houston Benefits Agents

For many of us, the experience of working entirely from home is a new one. It has required us to rethink the way we work and function as a team. Many of the routines, patterns, practices, and processes we have created over time are no longer effective, and we’ve had to institute new means of collaborating, getting our work done, and elevating the people around…

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Communication in the Workplace | Texas Employee Benefits Team
Jan

7

2020

Communication in the Workplace | Texas Employee Benefits Team

Today’s workforce looks markedly different than it did just 10 years ago. 1 in 3 workers in the US are millennials and this makes them the largest generation in our current workforce. The way this generation communicates makes it necessary for the office to adjust its messaging strategy. What was seen as top-notch communication tech in the early 2000’s has been replaced by new options….

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