This Saturday is Groundhog’s Day, which is a popular tradition originating in the late 1800s in the United States that is celebrated on February 2. While the folklore is interesting – does spring arrive early or will winter weather persist for six more weeks – it is the 1993 movie that I think of each day this year.
So, you’ve hired a new employee benefits advisor to assist you in developing and managing your employee benefits program. Perhaps you interviewed a few different benefit brokers to evaluate your options, or focused on and moved forward with just one firm that seemed like the perfect fit. Now, how do you measure the quality of service from your new benefits partner?
Survey results from the IBI's 2015 CFO survey suggest many CFOs view investments in employee benefits and health programs are no longer just a cost of doing business, but rather a strategic business investment.
The two most important aspects of a business – finances and people – are often managed by two different people, with disparate focuses, agendas and personalities. The CFO and CHRO roles are critical to mid and large-sized businesses, but often challenged to come together to think strategically and develop common goals to meet company objectives.
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