Fall may be the season of apples, football and pumpkin spice lattes, but it often means one thing for employers: open enrollment season. This time of year presents unique challenges for employers and can be a hectic time for HR and benefits professionals. It is also a confusing and frustrating period for employees, many of whom feel overwhelmed by the process and may want to sidestep benefits conversations altogether.
Since open enrollment is important to everyone in the workforce, best practices are vital for handling this stressful time of year. Below are some key tools and resources to help an employer effectively manage the open enrollment process.