EBS Welcomes New Director of HR Technology, Christina Harrold

EBS Welcomes New Director of HR Technology, Christina Harrold

Newton, MA. (October 3, 2019) — EBS Insurance Brokers, in Newton, Massachusetts and Springfield, Massachusetts, is excited to announce that Christina Harrold has joined our team as the new Director of HR Technology. Christina comes to EBS from a leading OFCCP compliance and diversity recruitment firm, and prior to that an administrative service organization where she provided oversight and direction to her team to enhance client service, introduce technology solutions, and increase client retention. Christina’s 20 years of experience with technology and insurance related experience will easily translate into her new role as Director of HR Technology with EBS as she collaborates with clients to identify the best technology solutions for their organization.

Read More

Panel Blog Series: Rise of the Machine: AI in HCM

Panel Blog Series: Rise of the Machine: AI in HCM

by Keith Webb, Pre-Sales Director of SaaS Technology and Innovation, Ultimate Software; EBS Gillette event session leader

It’s frequently cited in ads, social media, product brochures, boardroom chats and earnings calls. And if you’ve attended an HR Industry trade-show, picked up a Human Capital Management trade publication, listened to a podcast, or received collateral from a life-cycle vendor, you’ve no-doubt noticed that the march towards AI-powered Advanced Analytics is fully underway. From acquiring new talent to predicting future workforce requirements, HR Departments are infusing machine-learning into their arsenals at a staggering pace.

Read More

Motion Connected Provides Technology Platform to EBS, Employee Benefit Solutions’ 2019 Client Activity Challenge

Motion Connected Provides Technology Platform to EBS, Employee Benefit Solutions’ 2019 Client Activity Challenge

Newton, MA. (September 3, 2019) — EBS Insurance Brokers, in Newton, Massachusetts and Springfield, Massachusetts, will use Motion Connected’s technology platform for their 2019 Client Activity Challenge, which encourages employees to improve their health with wellness-related activities.

Read More

4 Keys to AI’s Future in Employee Benefits

4 Keys to AI’s Future in Employee Benefits

Artificial Intelligence holds a lot of promise in helping organizations better understand the needs of its employees. Its ability to make sense of large amounts of information helps HR technology experts like myself discover actionable insights and new ways of solving problems. What is AI’s role in the workplace— and how might you best leverage AI technology to coordinate employee benefits and create simple solutions at an organizational level? Here are four keys to consider as you weigh the future of AI:

Read More

Choosing Digital Health Solutions for Your Employee Benefits Package

Choosing Digital Health Solutions for Your Employee Benefits Package

In today’s employee benefits ecosystem, there are more digital health solutions available than ever before. There’s much to consider when it comes to choosing the right options for your employee benefits package. In this blog post, I’m sharing some of my top tips and insights that will help you and your organization as you embark on your digital health journey.

Read More

These 5 Employee Benefit Areas Should Have Your Attention this Quarter

These 5 Employee Benefit Areas Should Have Your Attention this Quarter

As an employer, a new year is an excellent time to take stock of where your organization stands when it comes to employee engagement priorities and plans. It’s the perfect moment to take a pulse check and look for opportunities to improve and up-level your efforts. But it can be daunting to figure out where to start. To help you out, we’ve compiled a short, curated list of where, exactly, to focus your energies in the first half of 2018.

Read More

Why the Transition from EDI to API is Crucial

Why the Transition from EDI to API is Crucial

If you have been working with technology vendors or benefits carriers, you have probably heard EDI and API pop up in conversation. But, what do these acronyms really mean, and why are they important to your business? In this blog post, we will establish points of difference between the two models and provide insight as to why this talked-about transition from EDI to API isn’t just a passing phase or the talk of a few innovative software vendors, but a movement that should be promoted and encouraged.

Read More

5 Reasons Why the Zenefits Model Doesn’t Work

5 Reasons Why the Zenefits Model Doesn’t Work

When Zenefits got knocked with a substantial amount of bad press,it caused many business owners and benefits decision makers to second-guess whether or not leaving the traditional broker model was the right solution for their business. We hope, in explaining these five key shortcomings of this self-service model, you can be more confident in the questions to ask a potential benefits technology solutions vendor.

Read More