The implementation of the ACA is here. And while the employer mandate has been delayed, the major pieces of the ACA are still in effect. Most employers will want to begin managing required healthcare plan data as soon as possible in 2014 so as to be prepared for the October 2014 benefits enrollment for January 2015.
Learn how to meet all ACA requirements with confidence, not fear. Navigate, manage, and analyze the impact of strategic decisions using decision-modeling along with your benefits advisor, all within the ACA environment.
In this session we will cover:
•Benefits plan design management and strategy optimization
•Cost impact analysis and forecasting for future strategy
•Control and manage the changing regulatory environment
•Internal and external stakeholder communication
Stress is known to have a negative effect on an individual’s physical and mental health, and when those individuals are part of your work force, it also affects your company. When employees are stressed from legal or identity theft issues, their health suffers and medical claims may go up. Stress not only increases absenteeism, it has also been shown to have a negative effect on productivity.
Learn more about how legal and identity theft protection plans reduce stress and help to improve employee wellness by giving them uncomplicated and affordable access to the legal assistance they need to protect themselves and their families.
Join one of the nation’s most well-recognized consulting teams to explore the new world of company retirement plans. In this session you will learn about the history and evolution of defined contribution & defined benefit plans; the focus of Department of Labor audits; understanding your responsibility as a Plan Sponsor and/or fiduciary; and how to create the optimal defined contribution plan for your employees. “Thinking Beyond the Box” will empower you to demand more out of your service providers and help better understand all of the moving parts in a 401(k), or other defined contribution plan and most importantly help you understand your fiduciary responsibility.
Health reform and newer plan designs have made the choice of healthcare benefits more challenging than ever. Healthcare costs are rising, plans are increasingly complex, and the need for employee engagement is high.
To confront this issue, Truven Health Analytics has identified six best-practice tactics to engage employees in considering new options and thoughtfully evaluating benefits. The proven strategies outlined in this presentation will help employers ensure open enrollment success for both employees and the organization.
Join us for this timely and informative session to hear Matthew Collins, Product Director of Payer Consumer Product Management at Truven Health, as he shares insights that will make an immediate difference in your next open enrollment period.
The Institute for Human Resources (IHR) Canadian Masters in HR Strategy and Execution certification program launched in August 2011 with a two-day virtual event. Subsequent events have been held on February 22/23, 2012; May 2/3, 2012; August 1/2, 2012, November 19/20, 2012, March 23/24, 2013, May 13/14, 2013, August 12/13, and November 20/21, 2013. Archives of all of these events and webcasts are available on www.hr.com. To date, over 10,000 HR professionals have registered for this program.
The purpose of this introductory session (about 15 minutes) is to provide you with an update on the webcast topics and speakers that will be presenting over these two days.
In addition, for those of you who have not participated in one of these events in the past, you will be shown how to register for any newly-added webcasts and make use of the virtual Exhibit Hall, where you can increase your knowledge on product and service suppliers in the Canadian marketplace.
This workshop teaches the participants the key elements necessary for leaders to construct, implement and maintain an internal architecture that fosters autonomy, mastery and purpose in an environment that is collaborative, respectful, encouraging, supportive, acknowledging and creative. Successful businesses require effective, committed leaders who not only model their philosophy and core values but do so because they wish to establish business practices that will result in profitable, long-term organizations operating with teams that share those beliefs and ideals.
The elements offered in this webinar will help guide the development of a successful business culture for any leader wishing to institute such practices and philosophies into his/her organization.
This session will be valuable to those who want to understand best practice analytic, quantitative and communication approaches to in market pricing. This would include compensation analysts, managers or human resources personnel who will need to discuss, defend or communicate compensation policy within the organization.
We will provide an overview of assessing the quality of survey data, matching your job to market and using an Excel spreadsheet to analyze data. We will discuss the quality of surveys, Antitrust Guidelines, technical aspects of compensation analysis along with ways of adjusting or interpreting data in a fair and equitable way. Finally, we will discuss ways of looking at the implications for your organization and how to present your findings to managers and incumbents.
With remote work becoming increasingly the norm it's now more than ever important to understand the hiring and management processes behind remote employees. Hiring is changing and the ability to not just find the best person in a particular area but the best person in any area will be a critical skill to learn in the near future. This course will take you through the basics of finding remote employees, the filtering process, what to look for in remote employees, the onboarding process and best practices when it comes to online team management and how they connect to your local counterparts.
Strategic HR is not about criticizing the HR function, nor is it about lofty HR ideals. Instead, it is a practical and achievable opportunity for HR to play a significant role in driving business profits. This session will present specific actions that HR functions and HR professionals can take to develop and sustain a strategic approach to their work. These actions for HR functions and HR professionals were revealed through survey, case study, and interview-based research conducted by nonprofit APQC. Elissa Tucker, APQC’s human capital management research program manager, will present best practices learned from researching strategic HR functions at IBM Global Business Services and Nissan North America. She will also share strategic HR insights gleaned from interviews conducted with HR bloggers China Gorman, Sharlyn Lauby, and William Tincup.
Become an Executive Priority by Thinking Strategically and Proving HR's Leadership Relevance! Understand Executive Priorities, Design Organizational Initiatives that solve business issues, and produce metrics to measure program efficiency! The time is now for Human Resources to take the organizational driver's seat and guide strategic change. In this session we will arm you with the ability to articulate board room speak on the issues that genuinely matter to your employees. HR is the voice of the organization and your Executives are ready to listen. So what about your employees? The workforce is looking for engaging technology, fresh program branding, rewards that matter, and Global consistency. Commoditized employee rewards programs are a waste of valuable organizational funds....it's time to stop thinking about program budgets and start thinking about driving revenue!