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Hottest new benefit- Discount Shopping

Topic:
Hottest new benefit- Discount Shopping
Date:
February 28, 2012 at 3:30 - 4:30 PM ET
Presenters:
Rob Thurston, President(Hrcg)
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Description
This webcast will not be availble in archives

Many employers during this recession cannot afford to increase benefits and provide a cost-benefit analysis to their CFO and Board of Directors.

Employers are already overwhelmed with all the complexity and rules that will change their benefits plans forever. So why would any employer spend
Time and effort to add an additional voluntary benefit at this time?

Because employees are demanding it and it does not impact negatively or at all with any health care benefits.

Its called discount shopping. Its the hottest benefit because its growing faster than all other voluntary benefits and can be easily be cost justified to the CFO of your company.

Participants will receive access to several articles and studies on Discount Shopping. They will receive a complimentary copy of the PPT presentation and be able to ask indepth Questions. A copy of all Q&As will be provided to all participants. A list of the most experienced sources and references for Shopping Benefits will also be provided.
How do I convince you that discount shopping will be a valued employee benefit? Black Friday 11/25/11 showed a 7% increase in both online and offline consumer shopping even during a recession and unemployment over 9%.

But can an employer “cost justify” offering Discount Shopping as a voluntary employee benefit. Wouldn’t that be distracting and disruptive to employee’s productivity?

To Look at a Disruptive Solution?

A Disruptive force in social innovation might mean that you consider new Employee benefits and productivity enhancers that might at first glance appear to be “counter intuitive”. After all, many employers are currently restricting and limiting the use of Social Media by its’ employees. Many employers feel that Social Media is distracting and a “time waster” for employees.





Who Should Participate
CFOs, HR/Benefits Managers, and Consultants and Brokers
What You Will Learn
1- Why a voluntary benefit makes sense during this period of uncertainty due to Health Care Reform 2- Is Discount Shopping a well perceived and valuable benefit that both employers and employees appreciate 3- where are sources for a discount Shopping beneft and how can I Cost-Justify such a benefit?
Recommended Resources
See article in Employee Benefits News from 12/2011. Related article in Self Funding Magazine 1/2012
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(HRCG) is an international human resources and employee benefits consulting firm in business since 1983.
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