Category Archives: Thinking

Want Next Open Enrollment to be Easy? Start Planning Now

We know what you’re thinking. Open enrollment is over; it’s a chapter of the past and won’t creep up again for several more months. Why talk about it today? The truth is open enrollment doesn’t have to be so chaotic. It doesn’t have to be a headache for employers, nor does it need to be […]

3 Steps for Using Benefits to Create the Workforce You Want

HR leaders know it can be all too easy to take a simplistic view of benefits, only offering basic choices that allow them to “check that box.” But the reality is benefits can be so much more than that—they can be used as a strategic tool to reach those business goals you’re after. Our Forrester-conducted […]

Stay Ahead of the Curve: Top Healthcare Trends Every Benefits Leader Needs to Know

As you dive into 2020 strategy, there are a few industry trends worth discussing. Their ability to impact your current benefits offerings—as well as those you plan to offer in 2021 and beyond—is important to recognize. Not to mention, it sheds light on how things have evolved since the 2019 trend forecast! Here are the […]

Communications Matter: Here’s How to Really Leverage Them

A lot goes into effective communications. Crafting the right message is paramount—but if you want to drive real behavior change, you must ensure what you’ve assembled is delivered at the right time and presented in the right way.  At Evive, we believe the best time to present benefits information is when the person is ready […]

Evive Chats with Havoc Shield on Cyber Attack Preparedness

Earlier this year, we shared our philosophy behind data security. It’s obvious that data privacy and security are paramount to success in any industry, but we’re especially careful and “methodically paranoid” on behalf of our customers. We’ve continued that conversation here through our involvement in the community, helping others in the space understand our perspective […]

Blazing a New Incentives Trail with Intrinsic Motivation

Employers: Here’s a scenario you’ll find all too familiar. You want an employee to take action—say, to complete a health assessment. The employee might ask themselves, “What’s in it for me?” The answer is usually a small reward, like money, points, or even a savings on their premium. This is the current state of how […]

How Benefits Cost Impacts Benefits Love

It’s no secret that at Evive, we live for benefits love. But rest assured, we know a successful benefits program needs more than just love. For your benefits to be truly valuable, they also have to be cost-effective. Those are the benefits that will not only improve the lives of your employees, but will contribute […]

Employee Satisfaction: Boost it with Benefits Based on Value

More than 80% of U.S. workers say their job satisfaction is tied to benefits satisfaction. Some might say that makes an HR director’s job easy—but they’d be wrong.   The reality is employee satisfaction is very much a moving target. In a still-tight job market, HR and benefits teams need to manage an increasingly complex set […]

Can Predicting Medical Issues Help Prevent Them?

Imagine: You are in your car, pull up Google Maps, punch in your directions, and get on your way. Halfway through the drive, the app begins to recalibrate, indicating heavy traffic and suggesting an alternate route to get you to your destination faster.  What if a similar platform could give you just as smart of […]

Let’s Talk Chatbots: Can They Build a Better Benefits Experience?

Just a few years ago, it was predicted that the average person would have more conversations with bots than with their spouse by 2020. Whether or not this prediction is on track to pan out, it’s undeniable that chatbots have permeated the consumer experience. They help online shoppers fill their carts, assist with website navigation, […]