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White Papers by Flimp Communications

  • Easing the Benefits Enrollment Process with Decision Support and More

    It’s that time of year again, when many companies roll out new or returning healthcare options to employees. The problem? SHRM observed that employers and employees have different ideas about the best methods for selecting and enrolling in healthcare benefits.
  • The Six Most Common Challenges with Open Enrollment

    Some years, open enrollment goes smoothly. Other years, it definitely doesn’t. If you’re dealing with an active enrollment year, then you know the importance of having a successful open enrollment. So how can you do that? It starts with understanding the reasons why OE fails.
  • Six Takeaways from 200 Open Enrollment Campaigns: Dos and Don’ts

    Last year, we helped conduct 200 open enrollment campaigns to nearly 750,000 employees. What would you want to know if you had access to that type of data set? We dug through all that data with a focus on pulling out actionable insights to help
  • How to Solve the Six Most Common Challenges With Open Enrollment

    Open enrollment is exhausting. You spend months preparing for it, selecting benefits providers, pulling together plan documentation, and getting everything ready to maximize your enrollment window. But then you start sending emails and they don’t get read. You have benefits presentations or...
  • Open Enrollment 2020: Case Study and Trends Report

    Across nearly 200 benefits-enrollment campaigns in 2020, we saw some of the highest levels of employee engagement ever . Check out our Open Enrollment 2020 Case Study and Trends Report to see how customized videos, Digital Postcards, decision-support tools, and benefits communications were...
  • Five Digital Tactics for Improving Open Enrollment Communications

    Each year, organizations develop strategies designed to improve the way they communicate with their employees. Part of the focus is on building more personalized content that will be shared across teams and, often, dispersed office locations
  • The 7 Most Important 1-on-1 Questions to Ask Remote Employees

    Have you ever spent any time on a deserted island? I have. I’ve spent seven long years on the Isle of WFH. If you’ve done a lot of remote work, you probably felt at times like you were on a deserted island. There are times when remote employees feel isolated and on their own. And there are...
  • 11 Inspiring Ideas for Engaging Remote Employees

    Quarantine fatigue. I have it, you have it, your employees have it. As we pass the one-year mark of this unprecedented historical shift in the way we as a society conduct both social and professional interactions, it’s impossible to not long for a “return to normalcy.” From an employee...
  • Communicating with Employees About the COVID Vaccine

    Are you concerned about navigating the COVID vaccination cycle? The flu vaccine is simple, but spend ten minutes browsing HR publications and major media sites and you'll realize the COVID vaccine isn't. Employers around the nation are struggling with: How to determine whether they can (and...
  • Workforce Texting Is the Next Frontier of Employee Engagement

    Effectively reaching and engaging employees is the key to success for a human resources department. Yet, most HR professionals struggle to deliver crucial messages because employees suffer from email overload or have more pressing concerns. This past year has taught us the only certainty we...
  • New Employment Laws for 2021: What They Mean for HR Professionals

    With the infamous 2020 in the rearview mirror — hopefully along with the unprecedented challenges that accompanied it — HR professionals are hoping for a less chaotic year. One of the side benefits of the tumultuous year was the impressive way we adapted to policy changes and communicated those...
  • Scaling Employee Training Videos

    We're past the initial scramble of companies and HR managers desperate to improve training video content, challenged to reach remote workers. Today, organizations have produced more engaging employee training content to help new workers hit the ground running. For those companies in a position...
  • Managing Healthcare Spending the Right Way

    Managing healthcare costs is a constant challenge for American businesses. Our workforce has a substantial number of older (and often sicker) workers alongside a growing number of younger workers with very different needs, so what’s worked in the past may not work moving forward. To keep costs...
  • The Language of Respect - Spanish-Language Videos

    The Spanish you learned in high school might be enough for you to ask where to find the bathroom or a library, but whatever’s left probably isn’t enough for you to delve into the nitty-gritty details of health insurance and employee benefits with a native speaker. Unless there are fluent or...
  • What New Leave, Stimulus Legislation Mean for HR and Employee Communications

    To date, the US government has passed three pieces of legislation to address various problems the coronavirus pandemic has caused. The first was a small funding bill (only in Washington is $8 billion small) that was designed to meet immediate needs in terms of testing and lowering treatment...
  • Five Simple Practices Promoting Mental and Physical Health and Wellness in the Workplace

    What if your company doesn’t offer any formal wellness benefits? Fortunately, you don’t need a fancy office gym or sleep pods to encourage and maintain workplace health. Employees know that when employers are aware of everyday stressors in and out of work, they can build their own ‘DIY’ health...
  • A Fresh Perspective on Employee Benefits Videos

    Every year, after annual enrollment season wraps up, we go back through all the work we’ve done to evaluate our products and processes to identify what we can do to better serve our clients’ needs...
  • Three New Pieces of Legislation For Coronavirus Pandemic To Be Aware Of

    To date, the US government has passed three pieces of legislation to address various problems the coronavirus pandemic has caused. Read more...
  • Federal Tax Season Extended to July 15th -- What That Means to Your Employees

    This year's federal tax season has been extended to July 15th due to the COVID-19 health crisis. With everyone under unique and often financial strains, many are examining their finances, searching for ways to save money. Now more than ever, the different needs and questions employees have...
  • Why New-Hire Onboarding Matters More Than Ever

    Take a step back from the statistics for a moment and put yourself in the shoes of a new employee. If your first days on the job are characterized by disorganization, confusion and frustration, how much longer would you work for that company? Businesses lose value and spend far too many...
  • Involve Me and I Learn: Video as a Teaching Tool

    Effective learning is about engagement. The more engaged and involved a person can be with what they’re learning, the more they’ll retain. But in the business world, resource allocation also comes into play and teaching employees new skills or educating them on subjects like the subtleties of...
  • HDHP and Other “Four-Letter Words”

    How Employee Benefits Education Can Help Your Bottom Line
  • Problem Solved: Preparing for Annual Benefits Enrollment

    This report provides helpful advice for some common problem areas around annual benefits enrollment and what you can do to address those issues as you begin to plan for and communicate about open enrollment to your employees.