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Creating a Small Business Culture that Works
Creating a Small Business Culture that Works
Attracting and retaining the best employees means leading with a work family culture – here are a few ideas to help you find and keep scarce talent.
Financial Wellness: Perception and Reality
Financial Wellness: Perception and Reality
Financial wellness means having control over day-to-day finances – take these steps to tackle unforeseen expenses and plan for your future goals.
Bringing the Future of Work into Focus
Bringing the Future of Work into Focus
How can we prepare for the future of work? Learn more about how we’re helping our employees thrive in the digital economy.
Understanding Your Benefits is Essential to Success
For a Globally Mobile Employee, Understanding Your Benefits is Essential to Success
Planning to work abroad? Knowing you’re covered by a comprehensive expatriate benefits package is important. Here’s what you should know.
How Benefits Make a Difference in Real People’s Lives
How Benefits Make a Difference in Real People’s Lives
Choosing the right benefits can be confusing. We spoke with 6 real people about the difference benefits have made in their lives. Read their stories.
Using Technology to Boost Financial Wellness
Using Technology to Keep Employees Engaged In Your Financial Wellness Program
Help your employees lead financially healthier lives – include these helpful tools in your financial wellness program.
Financial Wellness Programs
Designing a Financial Wellness Program That Works
Financial wellness programs need to address the unique needs of a modern, diverse workforce. Here’s how to create a program that works.
Employee Financial Wellness
When It Comes to Financial Wellness, What Do Your Employees Need?
Help your employees manage financial stress. Learn the first step in creating a successful financial wellness program here.
Measuring the Success of Financial Wellness Programs
How to Measure Your Financial Wellness Program's Success
Employees who aren’t stressed about finances are less distracted and more productive at work. Here’s how to measure the success of your financial wellness program.
Shift Company Culture
3 Ways Companies Are Shifting Cultures to Improve Work Life
In today’s competitive job market, company culture is definitely a new currency. Here are three ways companies can better engage their workforce.
Take Your Vacation Days
Paid Time Off: Use it Before You Lose It
You don’t need a cash windfall to reclaim the time off you’ve earned this year at work. Try these creative ways to use your PTO.
What You Should Know about Your Life Insurance Benefits through Work
Have Life Insurance through Work? Ask These Questions about Your Coverage
If you have an employer-sponsored life insurance policy, how much do you know about it? You might need more life insurance coverage.
The Differences Between an HSA and an FSA
What’s The Difference Between an FSA and an HSA?
Do you have access to a tax-advantaged savings account through work? Learn more about FSAs and HSAs.
Learn These Benefit Terms
8 Confusing Benefit Terms to Learn During Open Enrollment
Open enrollment can be confusing. Learn these important benefit terms as you make your benefit selections this year.
U.S. Economic Outlook
U.S. Economic Forecast: A Hotter Job Market
The latest data shows that the U.S. job market is expanding. Learn more about attracting and retaining great talent in this economy.
Financial Wellness Programs
Financial Wellness: Helping Employers with the Bigger Picture
Help employees manage their finances and save for the future with confidence. Here’s what employers should know about financial wellness programs.
Ingred Tolentino on Legal Plans
Expert POV: Legal Plans Can Add Value and Drive Growth in 2018
Ingrid Tolentino, CEO of Hyatt Legal Plans, shares how legal services plans can be a key part of your benefits growth strategy. Here’s what employers should know about legal plans.
Understanding Critical Illness Insurance
Open Enrollment and Your Family: What You Should Know about Critical Illness Insurance
Thinking about your employee benefits? Here’s what you should know about critical illness insurance.
Understanding Hospital Indemnity Insurance
Open Enrollment and Your Family: What You Should Know about Hospital Indemnity Insurance
Thinking about your employee benefits? Learn about hospital indemnity insurance.
Understanding Legal Plans
Open Enrollment and Your Family: What You Should Know about Legal Plans
Thinking about your employee benefits? Here’s what you should know about legal plans.
Understanding Disability Insurance
Open Enrollment and Your Family: What You Should Know about Disability Insurance
Thinking about your employee benefits? Learn more about disability insurance.
Understanding Life Insurance
Open Enrollment and Your Family: What You Should Know about Life Insurance
Thinking about your employee benefits? Here’s what you should know about life insurance.
Understanding Accident Insurance
Open Enrollment and Your Family: What You Should Know about Accident Insurance
Thinking about your employee benefits? Learn about accident insurance.
Understanding Your Benefits When Changing Jobs
Changing Jobs? 3 Benefits Questions to Ask Before You Do
Your employee benefits won’t follow you from one job to the next. Answer these important benefits questions before changing jobs.
Life Insurance Tips for Freelancers
Life Insurance for Freelancers: What You Need to Know
Fluctuating income is one of the challenges of freelancing, so it can be tough to cover all your insurance needs. Here’s what you should know about life insurance.
Retirement Income Plans
Designing Retirement Plans that Help Ensure Income for Life
Employers have an important role to play in designing retirement plans that can help ensure income for life. Help your employees plan for retirement.
Tips for Better Team Building
Beyond Happy Hour: 5 Innovative Team Building Activities
Happy hour can be fun, but there are deeper ways to connect with colleagues. Try any of these five team building activities.
Lump Sum Risks in Retirement
The Risks of Taking a Lump Sum Payment in Retirement
Research shows 1 in 5 people who receive a lump sum retirement payout spend it in just 5½ years, on average. Learn how to make your savings last.
Review Your Benefits at Work when Buying a Home
4 Ways Your Employer Can Help You Buy a New Home
Are you planning a move? Learn how your employer could help as you buy a new home.
Vacation Planning at Work
Pre-Vacation Habits Your Team Will Love
As a busy and valued employee, there may never be a “perfect” time for you to take a vacation. Follow these tips before taking time off from work.
Managing Employees in Crisis
3 Ways Small Business Owners Can Help an Employee in Crisis
As a small business owner, you undoubtedly want to support your people in good times and bad. Here’s how to manage an employee in crisis.
Understanding a Statement of Health
What Is A Statement of Health?
Are you enrolling in or making changes to a group life insurance or disability plan? Here’s what you should know about a statement of health.
Create Better Benefits Programs
How to Build A Cost-Effective Benefits Program
Benefits can be a make-or-break factor when job-seekers decide where to work. Here’s how your business can build a cost-effective benefits program.
Small Business Advisors You Need
5 Advisors Every Small Business Owner Needs
As a small business owner, an inner circle of experts can provide the right guidance when you need it most. Here’s how to build your advisor network.
How Gut Health Impacts Productivity
The Secret to Employee Productivity: Gut Health
Ensuring your employees have a healthy gut microbiome can lead to a happier, healthier workforce. Find out how you can help improve your employees’ gut health.
Types of Small Business Owners
What Kind of Small Business Owner Are You?
Personality traits influence how you run your business and make decisions about the future. These are the four types of small business owners.
Provide Benefits Beyond Medical
How to Offer Your Employees More Than Just Medical Benefits
Offering your employees more than medical insurance doesn’t have to break the bank. Here’s how small businesses can expand their employee benefits programs.
Competitive Small Business Benefits
The Benefits of Small Business Benefits
A competitive benefits strategy helps retain great employees. Learn more about the benefits of benefits for your small business.
What Millennials Want at Work
Do You Really Know What Millennial Employees Are Looking For?
A new outlook on millennials in the workplace is emerging. MetLife uncovers what really matters when Millennials pick their benefits.
Adoption Benefits
Adoption-Friendly Workplaces Help Make Families Complete
The Gress family of four recently became a happy family of five. At MetLife, we support adoptive parents in the workplace.
Understanding Health Benefits in Retirement
Retiring? 5 Benefits Questions to Ask Before You Do
A benefits package that fits your vision of retirement is an important part of your financial future. Before you retire, answer these five questions about your benefits.
Learn More About Legal Plans
Need a Lawyer? Your Employer Could Help
According to a recent Harris Poll, more than half (54%) of working adults feel unprepared to handle unforeseen legal events. Find out how a legal plan can help.
What Benefits Will Your New Employer Offer?
How Much Do You Really Make? Calculate the Value of Your Benefits
When you get a job offer, are you taking the time to understand the value of your new benefits package and additional company perks? Look out for these comprehensive benefits.
Balancing Benefits as a Couple
My Plan or Yours? How to Balance Benefits as a Married Couple
Employer sponsored benefits can be a cost saving opportunity for most married couples, but choosing the right benefit options can be complicated. Discover ways to balance your benefits and save more.
Better Benefits Impact Your Business
How Better Benefits Can Help You Reach Your Business Goals
How do you attract the right employees, and keep them healthy, productive, loyal and primed to make a positive impact? These benefit options can help generate business impact.
Natural Health Remedies
6 Natural Health Remedies You Can Try Today
Taking a more holistic approach to your health may help you combat stress and reduce pain. Learn more about homeopathic medicine.
Searching for Wellness at Work
Is Wellness a Priority in Your Job Search?
If you’re preparing to take the next step in your career, expand your focus beyond your potential new title and salary. Think about how your professional life can improve your personal life, and vice versa. Here’s what to look for in your job search.
Group Health Incentives
How to Game-ify Group Health Incentives at Work
Companies are creating friendly competition in the workplace through fitness and weight loss competitions, and other group wellness programs. Find out how group health incentives are reducing healthcare costs and improving company culture.
Find a Career Mentor
Do You Need a Career Mentor?
A mentor can offer you guidance and support at every step of your career, but how do you find the right one? Take these steps to find the right career mentor for you.
Choosing the Right Dentist
How to Choose a Dentist
Selecting a dentist who meets your needs and expectations is a decision that’s too important to make without careful consideration. Find out how to choose the right dentist for you.
New Employee Benefit Trends
How Non-Traditional Employee Benefits Encourage Productivity and Loyalty
Many companies across the world are moving beyond traditional employee benefits and offering more non-traditional perks to improve loyalty and retain talent. Here are a few non-traditional benefits organizations are exploring.
Critical Illness Insurance
5 Questions About Critical Illness Insurance, Answered
Many people are not adequately prepared financially when faced with a serious illness, despite having good medical coverage. Find out how critical illness insurance can help you in a time of need.
Voluntary Benefits at Work
Voluntary Work Benefits You Should Participate In
While more and more individuals have health coverage than ever before, one of the leading causes of bankruptcy today is medical bills. Many people may not realize they need additional coverage and protection. Find out if you have access to these voluntary group benefits through work.
How Teachers Can Boost Retirement Savings
5 Ways Public School Teachers Can Boost Their Retirement Savings
Reach your short and long-term retirement goals by maximizing the savings tools available to you as a teacher and finding creative ways to save even more now. Here are five ways teachers can boost their retirement savings.
Employee Wellness Programs
The Fitbit Craze – Wearable Tech and Employee Wellness Competitions
Wearable tech and fitness competitions are helping employees be healthier and more productive at work, and cutting company healthcare costs. Find out how employee wellness competitions are creating a culture of well-being at work.
Small Business Company Culture
Company Culture Happens: Make Sure It’s Right for Your Small Business
Many small business owners are succeeding at making the workplace enjoyable, building company cultures that will help employees and customers grow well into the future. Learn how you can improve company culture at your small business.
Employee Retention Tips
5 Secrets of Employee Retention for Small Businesses
For small companies, keeping the right people in the right seats is crucial. Here are five ways to ensure your best and brightest employees stick around. Improve employee retention at your small business.
How to Delegate as a Small Business Owner
Important Ways to Delegate as a Small Business Owner
There are some activities that you have to do on your own as an entrepreneur. However, if you want to increase the chances of thriving as your small business grows, you might need to learn how to delegate. Find out what small business tasks you should delegate to others.