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Download (and Share) ALEX’s HR-Themed Valentines!

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Hello, lovers of all things benefits! Since February 14 is right around the corner, we thought it was only right to create some HR-Themed Valentines for you to download (for FREE) and email to your fellow pals (and secret crushes) in HR! Download all 9 Valentines as a single sheet.

New ALEX Drove $119 Million in Potential Tax Savings Last Year

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In 2017, we gave ALEX a makeover. We combed through user compliments and criticism, put on our stylish behavioral science hats, and rebuilt ALEX from the ground up.

Were You Naughty or Nice This Year? Use Our Handy Flowchart to Find Out

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Want to know in advance how generous Santa’s going to be to you this year? We’re pretty sure we figured out how it all works. Enjoy! Happy holidays, everyone!

HR Horoscopes…by Bliss P. MacIntosh

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Aries. This month, it will feel like all eyes are on you. Don’t worry, you’re not being paranoid…you’re right. Don’t make any mistakes, or they will see. Taurus. Be bold and take some risks this month. Try pyrotechnics or signing your emails with skull emojis. Gemini.

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Live Webinar: Conducting the Perfect Interview – Prepare Your Team for Successful Hiring

Unstructured interviews can be faulty gauges of whether or not a candidate is the right fit. When you tighten up your interview process and equip your hiring team with structured interview questions and a way to provide standardized feedback, you’re able to get reliable hiring manager feedback and hire the right people faster. Join us on Thursday, 2/22 at 11:00AM PT, 2:00PM ET to learn how to conduct structured interviews and streamline your hiring process.

7 Weird Vacation-Related Ailments HR Pros Should Warn Employees About

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Now that summer vacation season is going full-tilt, we’d recommend you do your employees two favors: 1) Send out a quick email reminding them how to use their out-of-network insurance in case they need medical care while they’re away.

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My Toughest Leave of Absence Situations: A Lesson In Humility

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Hello, ALEX friends! As I stated in parts one and two of the series ( My Toughest Leave Of Absence Situations: A Lesson In Generosity , My Toughest Leave Of Absence Situations: A Lesson in Action ) , there are some exceptional benefits-related experiences we aren’t quite prepared for.

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5 Qualities I Look for in a Benefits Broker (and Why Being Picky Matters)

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The word “broker” is derived from a Middle English word that means “peddler” Which makes sense, considering what brokers do, right? That said, when I’m on a search for a great benefits broker, the last thing I want to feel like is that I’m being sold a bunch of stuff I don’t need!

My Toughest Leave of Absence Situations: A Lesson In Generosity

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There are some experiences that simply fall into your lap. Experiences you don’t see coming and many times aren’t quite prepared for. However, these situations usually teach us the biggest lessons: lessons about patience, empathy and grace.

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The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

My Toughest Leave of Absence Situations, Part 2: A Lesson In Action

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I’m so glad to be writing my second post for ALEX’s “My Toughest Leave Of Absence Situations” series. As I stated in part one of the series ( My Toughest Leave Of Absence Situations: A Lesson In Generosity ) , there are some exceptional benefits-related experiences we aren’t quite prepared for.

Damn Good Communication: A Fun, Personalized Weather Forecast

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Unless you’re Al Roker or my great-grandma, you probably don’t find the daily weather forecast all that thrilling. Checking it is probably a boring (if necessary) part of your morning routine, like brushing your teeth or shoving a granola bar in your face as you sprint out the door.

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Four Ways I’ve Changed My Thinking About Being a Benefits Broker

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I’ve been a benefits broker for 19 years. And in those 19 years, as the landscape changed, and changed, and then changed again, I’ve come to change my own thinking about what it is I do for a living…and what’s really important.

A Helpful Handout That Explains the New Withholding Tax Changes to Your Employees

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The new tax law is now officially a thing. A thing that—on a payday in the near future—will change how much money is withheld from your employees’ paychecks and very possibly lead to an outbreak of frowns and head-scratching at your company. I know: awesome!

Five Pointers for Perking Up Your 2018 Wellness Promotions

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If the thought of crafting a marketing campaign for your wellness program makes you reach for that emergency box of Thin Mints…you’re not alone. Maybe you’ve been burned by low turnout in the past. Maybe you don’t think you have the time. Maybe you just feel fresh out of ideas.

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Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

Jellyvision is a Chicago Tribune Top Workplace for 3rd Consecutive Year

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We have some nifty news to announce! Last week, the Chicago Tribune recognized Jellyvision as one of its Top Places to Work in Chicago, for the 3rd consecutive year. People. Read more. The post Jellyvision is a Chicago Tribune Top Workplace for 3rd Consecutive Year appeared first on Jellyvision.

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5 Savvy Strategies for Getting Your Employees to Contribute More to Their 401(k)s

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It’s a dance as old as time itself. Your company works hard to provide a set of benefits that not only satisfy the needs of your employees, but provides for them as well. You’ve seen your leadership team fight hard to minimize cutting benefits in face of escalating costs in areas like healthcare.

3 Reasons to Add an Interactive Benefits Decision Support Tool to Your 2018 Budget NOW

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There’s never been a more urgent need for great benefits communication than right now. Health care gets more complicated every year. Employees continue to feel confused and make bad decisions.

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My Top Three HR Tech Recommendations for 2018

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If you’re an HR pro, it’s no secret you can’t do your job without a few great software platforms to support you and your busy team. The trick is figuring out what you really need. There’s a lot of noise in the HR tech space, which can make that hard to figure out.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

I Know What I Did This Summer (Worked at Jellyvision as the Demand Marketing Intern!)

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Having an internship is about learning what work is like. Having a Jellyvision internship is about learning what work should be like. During my eleven. Read more. The post I Know What I Did This Summer (Worked at Jellyvision as the Demand Marketing Intern!) appeared first on Jellyvision.

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Jellyvision Is Now Hiring Smart, Fun People to Be Customer Success Gurus

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So here’s the deal, friendly reader: due to Jellyvision growing like crazy, we’re aggressively looking to hire a few awesome people (at all levels of experience) to become. Read more.

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I Know What I Did This Summer (Worked at Jellyvision as the Marketing Analytics Intern!)

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In my 10 or so years of being an orderly citizen of the Internet, I’ve never felt passionate enough about something to actually go out. Read more. The post I Know What I Did This Summer (Worked at Jellyvision as the Marketing Analytics Intern!) appeared first on Jellyvision.

6 Tips on Conducting a Not-Scary Open Enrollment Post-Mortem

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It’s Halloween month, so I’ve been thinking lately about scary stuff. Y’know, like that girl from The Ring , “the dark,” cockroaches, and, perhaps scariest of all, the prospect of making the same mistakes next Open Enrollment (OE) that you did this OE.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

Tech in Chicago Podcast with Amanda Lannert

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Tech in Chicago, a podcast dedicated to telling stories of Windy City startups and tech, recently visited Jellyvision and interviewed Amanda for its latest podcast episode. Read more. The post Tech in Chicago Podcast with Amanda Lannert appeared first on Jellyvision.

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4 Things to Do Before You Make a Big Change to Your Benefits Offerings in 2018

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Have you and your benefits team colleagues (and your company’s CFO) been mulling over the idea of making a change to your company’s benefit offerings for a while? If so, you’re not alone.

7 Must-Read Beach Books for Benefits Pros: Fun Friday Edition

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Hello! So today I thought I’d recommend some summer beach reading guaranteed to be a hit with benefits pros like yourself. Amazon doesn’t seem to have any of these in stock at the moment, but maybe try your local used bookstore or something?). Hope you enjoy! #1.

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Jellyvision Wins the CTO Lottery

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What’s it like to win the CTO lottery? We found out last month, when Brian Walker became the first-ever Chief Technology Officer in Jellyvision history. Read more. The post Jellyvision Wins the CTO Lottery appeared first on Jellyvision. Behind the Scenes Tech Brian Walker chicago tech chief technology officer CTO

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Timing Is Everything: 3 Tips for Mastering the “When” of Recruiting Tech Talent

Tech recruiters will face the same tough hiring conditions in 2018 that they grappled with in 2017. Improve your chances of success during the biggest recruiting season of the year by following these 3 timing tips from Dice. You’ll learn when candidates are looking – and the best times to reach them.

Millennials Are SO Entitled…to Work For Employers Who Understand that the Employer-Employee Relationship Has Changed

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This article, written by Amanda Lannert, originally appeared on LinkedIn’s Pulse: The notion that people under the age of 34 are immature, coddled, and self-obsessed? Read more. The post Millennials Are SO Entitled…to Work For Employers Who Understand that the Employer-Employee Relationship Has Changed appeared first on Jellyvision. Behind the Scenes Amanda Lannert culture jellyvision millennials millennials in the workplace

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Joining Jellyvision: A Production Specialist’s Story

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Ever wonder what the Jellyvision hiring and onboarding process feels like from the POV of a candidate? Wonder no longer! In our series, Joining Jellyvision, Read more. The post Joining Jellyvision: A Production Specialist’s Story appeared first on Jellyvision. Behind the Scenes jellyvision job opening recruiting

Why We Love Our Job: A Short Q&A With 3 ALEX Strategic Account Managers

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As our CEO Amanda Lannert talked about in a recent LinkedIn post,Mantras and Elbow Grease: How We’re Intentionally Maintaining Our Culture As We Grow (and. Read more. The post Why We Love Our Job: A Short Q&A With 3 ALEX Strategic Account Managers appeared first on Jellyvision. Behind the Scenes account managers customer success recruiting

Mary Beth Wynn Named Finalist in 50 on Fire Awards

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Our recruiting process gets noticed for its uniqueness: we read every cover letter and ask all qualified candidates to do auditions (simulations of real work) before coming into. Read more. The post Mary Beth Wynn Named Finalist in 50 on Fire Awards appeared first on Jellyvision. Behind the Scenes Tech 50 on Fire Awards Mary Beth Wynn

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Joining Jellyvision: A Production Apprentice’s Story

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Ever wonder what the Jellyvision hiring and onboarding process feels like from the POV of a candidate? Wonder no longer! In our series, Joining Jellyvision, Read more. The post Joining Jellyvision: A Production Apprentice’s Story appeared first on Jellyvision. Behind the Scenes job opening joining Jellyvision

Damn Good Communication: A Library Receipt That Cleverly Shows Savings

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If you’re like me, you don’t pay much attention to receipts. And, like me, you might have a purse full of crumpled-up, gum-covered evidence to prove it. But, as the Wichita Public Library has recently made clear, receipts can be so much more than just scrap paper.

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Brokers: Steal and Use This Open Enrollment Overview Template Now!

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Pat yourself on the back and pour yourself an adult beverage: you just enrolled 80-90% of your book of business in the last three months. Now there’s just one last OE to-do: Email your clients a post-enrollment overview. Or even better: Run through the overview (gasp!) in person.

What I’ve Learned: 5 Tips on Delivering Benefits Bad News (and Avoiding a Mutiny)

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Delivering bad news is the worst. Whether it’s telling your kid that Santa Claus isn’t real, telling your roommate you lost the cat in a bar bet, or having to tell co-workers news they don’t want to hear, nobody ever likes making people feel disappointed.

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Winning An Unfair Share of Elite Talent: Recruiting Resolutions in 2018

Speaker: Jordan Burton, Founder of Burton Advisors LLC

The difference between “good” and “great” could not possibly be larger when it comes to talent. Truly elite performers—the top 5-10% in any given domain—can deliver 10x or more the results of an average employee, and can change the destinies of entire organizations. Jordan Burton of Burton Advisors has worked as a hiring advisor to dozens of high-growth companies and their venture capital investors over the past 10 years. In this session you will learn the tips and strategies he has shared with Silicon Valley’s top names in their quest for competitive edge in the war for talent.