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With 156,000 customers in 36 countries, Iron Mountain is the world’s go-to company for the secure storage and management of important documents and data. Employee loyalty plays a critical role in Iron Mountain’s success...

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We received a number of thoughtful questions during our July webcast, “Compliance 101: The Risks and Practical Realities of Producing Form 1095,” and we’d like to share our responses to some of them.

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Over the years, our clients have helped us to grow, enhance our technology and become who we are today. In this video, bswifters take a candid look back at the company’s early challenges...

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One of the great features of today’s workforce is its diversity, including how common it is to have multiple generations in the same place—each with different needs, concerns and challenges. In this video, Jessica Moser, VP, Channel Development Group, Voluntary & Worksite Benefits, MetLife, discusses...

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Recently, wellness attracted the interest of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), prompting it to file three cases alleging that employer wellness programs violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Watch as Brad Wolfsen...

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The typical COBRA beneficiary costs employers far more in claims expenses than an employee’s cost of coverage. Andrea Riggs, Director, Communications and Partner Marketing, GetInsured, discusses...

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The results of bswift’s annual wellness study are in! In this video, Brad Wolfsen, Senior Vice President of bswift, discusses the results of this most recent study...

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As health care costs rise, improving the value of health benefits spending remains high on the agendas of most major corporations. In this video...

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Starting in January 2016, large employers must distribute new Form 1095 tax documents to all full-time and covered part-time employees, due the same time as W-2s. Watch as Don Garlitz...

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The Incidental Economist’s Austin Frakt and Aaron Carroll recently argued that employer wellness programs don’t work and are mechanisms for employers to shift medical costs to employees. They’re not the only ones to make this argument...

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I was on a road trip recently with a few friends, none of them having any direct ties to the health insurance or benefits administration industry. On hour eight of said road trip, we were all a bit slap happy, so I decided to do some market research on my friends and ask them what it means when I say “insurance coverage and defined contribution.” After some razzing about...

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Iron Mountain, a storage and information management company that assists 156,000+ organizations with storing, protecting and managing their information, employs 8,500 people across more than 500 locations in the U.S., with an additional 1,200 employees in Canada. Many Iron Mountain employees...

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Open enrollment and stress are so synonymous that you almost expect to see the two cross-listed on Dictionary.com. For benefits professionals, it may be impossible to avoid the long hours and constant demands inherent with this period. But there are some very real and relatively easy extra benefits...

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How many times have you run into this scenario? You sit down to access a site using your unique login and password and you can’t remember your password. How frustrating. Yes, you understand why each site password needs to be unique with special characters...

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The New York Times recently published an article highlighting several cases in which consumers have been blindsided by excessive medical costs despite President Obama’s effort...

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For many people, early October signals the end of summer, the beginning of football season and the return of favorite TV shows. But HR and Benefits professionals have one event on their minds: open enrollment. Do a Google search of those two words along with...

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Every week, it seems, I get a call from one job recruiter or another who’s excited to tell me about the latest writing opportunity. The job market has really heated up here in Chicago and, from what I’ve been hearing, in cities across the country. But, as I learned...

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The trend is clear: Large employers are expanding and advancing their wellness programs, with biometrics and outcomes-based incentives making a strong showing. Over the past two years, adoption of biometrics has been on the rise.

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We received a number of thoughtful questions during our May 22 webcast on The Value Proposition of a Private Exchange, and we’d like to share our responses to some of them.

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Those who attended the 11th annual bswift Summit were treated to a lively panel discussion on “Work-Life Balance in Today’s Lean-In Culture.” Sheryl Sandberg’s best-selling book Lean In: Women, Work, and The Will to Lead served as the foundation for the conversation...

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