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Description:Research has shown that if you don't communicate effectively about your benefits, you may as well not offer them at all. Yet, most organizations still struggle with how and where to allocate communications resources and how to drive engagement with benefits. In this interactive session, you'll learn best practices and share challenges and successes. You'll hear case studies from leading higher education institutions as well as some of the "100 Best Companies to Work For." You'll learn how to evaluate and elevate your current communications efforts using the 10 Keys Framework from Segal Benz and will leave with tangible strategies for ensuring your communications efforts are meeting your business goals.
DATE:Monday, April 20 at 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Total Rewards
Description:Attracting the right talent and keeping the best and brightest employees is on the mind of every higher ed institution’s leadership. However, it can be difficult to compete for top talent when you can’t pay the salaries offered by the corporate world or other markets in a low-unemployment and competitive market. One way to attract and retain talent without having to pay the big bucks is to create and develop a robust benefits strategy. Come learn how a strategically designed voluntary benefits program offering gives you the ability to offer customized benefits aligned to faculty and staff needs.
DATE:Tuesday, April 21 at 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Total Rewards
Description:Get the inside story from Washington, D.C., on the latest in benefits-related legislation, regulations and court cases.
DATE:Monday, April 20 at 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Total Rewards
Description:Paid parental leave is an emerging benefit that employees are asking for across all industries. Come learn how one institution developed and implemented an inclusive paid parental leave. We will discuss considerations for including everyone: staff, faculty, parents and more.
DATE:Monday, April 20 at 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Total Rewards
Description:Join our panel of experienced HR leaders for a discussion on important benefits topics including mental health benefits and access, disability and leave management, and simplification of retirement/investment options. They will also share how they’ve implemented successful education and communication strategies, responsiveness to accommodation needs, and tips for engaging employees in benefits choices.
DATE:Tuesday, April 21 at 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Total Rewards
Description:In this new decade, employers are more invested than ever in the total well-being of their employees. Understanding the connection between employees’ health, wealth, work and life is key to a happy, productive workforce and vital to your business strategy. Learn how one institution created a total well-being program that is driving results.
DATE:Monday, April 20 at 1:15 - 2:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Total Rewards
Description:Employee financial well-being is a growing focus for employers across all sectors of the economy, including higher education. This session will leverage findings from the TIAA Institute/CUPA-HR 2019 Higher Education Financial Wellness Survey to examine financial practices and well-being among the full-time higher ed workforce, with a particular focus on retirement readiness. The survey provides HR leadership and staff with sector-specific insights on areas for improving employee financial wellness.
DATE:Tuesday, April 21 at 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Total Rewards; Data and Metrics