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12th Annual U.S. Employee Benefit Trends Study: Benefits Breakthrough: How Employees and their Employers are Navigating an Evolving Environment (March, 2014)
Leverage findings from MetLife's 12th Annual U.S. Employee Benefit Trends Study to understand the value employees place on their benefits and how benefits strategies are paying off for employers in the form of increased satisfaction and loyalty. The Study also examines a surprising dip in employer focus on voluntary benefits – and why now is not the time to reduce focus on this important strategy.
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Getting to Loyal: Legal Services Distinguish Your Company and Help Meet the Personalized Needs of Employees (February, 2013)
The study focuses on the growing popularity of offering legal services in the workplace including how they can help companies meet top benefits objectives, employees' needs for these services, how to successfully administer a plan, and criteria for selecting a qualified provider.
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The Next Chapter for MNC Globalisation: Scaling Risk to Opportunity (June, 2012)
The next chapter for MNC globalisation: Scaling risk to opportunity, an Economist Intelligence Unit report sponsored by MAXIS GBN (a joint venture between global insurers MetLife and AXA), explores what is driving globalisation today, and asks MNCs what factors might facilitate or derail their global growth plans. The findings are based on an Economist Intelligence Unit survey of more than 350 executives at MNCs worldwide, along with in-depth interviews with executives at MNCs of differing sizes and industry segments, and in different geographic locations.
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Critical Times Require Critical Solutions (October, 2010)
The need for financial protection products is more relevant than ever in today's uncertain economy. This white paper discusses how Critical Illness Insurance can help close the expense gap by helping provide additional protection for employees and their families facing higher deductibles and greater out-of-pocket expenses.
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Everything Changed in the Blink of an Eye: Putting a Face on the Emotional and Financial Impact of Disability (May, 2010)
The results of research on the emotional and financial effects of disability, and its connection with disability coverage, provide surprising new insights into the consequences of employee disability and identify key steps employers might take to help their workforce be better protected.
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Working Women Have an Inadequate Amount of Life Insurance Coverage (September, 2009)
When it comes to owning adequate life insurance, MetLife's 7th Annual Employee Benefits Trends Study shows women are participating in group life insurance plans at significantly lower rates than their male counterparts. In fact, only 28% of women purchased coverage that was equal to at least three times their income –leaving their families financially unprepared if faced with her premature death.
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Rethinking Dental Benefits to Provide More Value (August, 2009)
Insights on how incorporating current research, trends and ideas into dental plan designs can help distribute benefit dollars more appropriately, encourage participants to maintain good oral health, and provide more value to employees.
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