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The Modern ATS (Applicant Tracking System) ... What's Changed?

Mark Rieder, SVP, HR Technology & Benefits Administration Services

Wading through the growing diversity of ATS platforms and other HR technology systems can be overwhelming, but taking the time and doing the work to find the tools and resources that are right for your organization may help you really up your #talentmanagement game.

Keep Your Key Executives Covered from Three Key Shortfalls

Keith Hoffman, VP, Disability and Corporate Benefits

Much of your company's success depends on the talents of your key executives. But keeping the people who keep the business going is easier said than done. Higher pay is only one of the answers. Combining group long-term disability (LTD) with individual disability income insurance (DI) can be a vital part of the solution.

Protect Yourself, Your Employees and Your Business with Disability Insurance Solutions

Keith Hoffman, VP, Disability and Corporate Benefits

If you suddenly became sick or disabled and couldn't work, how would you pay your company's utilities, lease or employees' salaries? Would you be on the hook to pay for these things out of your own pocket? Protect your life's work – and your work life – with the right disability insurance.

12 HR Technology Capabilities That Are Changing The Industry

Talent management processes are about effectively recruiting, developing, evaluating, rewarding, retaining and otherwise maximizing the engagement and contribution of all employees. The role HR technology plays in achieving this has never been more prominent than it is today. Check out the 12 capabilities making a difference in today’s HR technology space.

Dealing with Devastating Storms: What to Do Before, During and After a Hurricane

Preparedness, resilience and responsiveness are the keys to weathering the storm. That's why we've put together some tips on how to tackle the tough stuff when a whole sea of troubles is literally knocking down your door.

Which Type of HR Technology Is Right for Your Organization?

Mark Rieder, SVP, HR Technology & Benefits Administration Services

Saas, ERP, HCM? What do these terms mean — and how can that knowledge help you make a decision about what kind of technology to implement to meet your Human Resources needs?

Three Questions You Need to Consider Before Initiating an HR Technology Search

Mark Rieder, SVP, HR Technology & Benefits Administration Services

Avoid derailments and false starts when you're considering new HR technology solutions by practicing organizational readiness. Here are three different categories of HR technology solutions, so you know your options when it comes to making decisions about which system to implement next.

Private Equity Capital: What Affects Buyers and Sellers in Today’s International Markets?

Carl Nelson, EVP of Mergers and Acquisitions, and Adam Favale, SVP of Mergers & Acquisitions

A low-interest rate environment has generated an influx of capital from private equity firms, foreign investors and sovereign wealth funds streaming into the United States.

The Business Case for HR Technology — Does It Hold Up for Smaller Enterprises?

Mark Rieder, SVP, HR Technology & Benefits Administration Services

Let's clear the air and break down how HR technology can help a smaller organization and whether the investment might be business-justified.

Five Signs that a New HR Tech Platform is Probably Needed

Mark Rieder, SVP, HR Technology & Benefits Administration Services

NFP's HR Technology Team tackles what's arguably the number one HR Technology-related question on the minds of HR executives: Is it time to consider a new HR system?


Taking a Second Look at HSAs

When it comes to health savings accounts (HSAs), knowledge is power.

BOLI – An Investment or Life Insurance?

Bank-owned life insurance (BOLI) is a long-duration accrual asset with no stated maturity date, yet it has a present and future maturity value.

Leveraging Annual Exclusion Gifts With Life Insurance

What you leave behind is important — you want your charitable contributions to have the most impact possible. Here's a way to maximize your charitable gift to your family and to the organizations that matter to you.

When Interest Rates Rise — What To Expect From Your BOLI Asset

Since 2008, the Federal Reserve has maintained a low interest rate climate to encourage economic growth.

Good Choices for Your Future — How Knowledge Can Play an Important Part in Health

“Your health is your wealth!” — How many times have you heard that? Knowledge certainly affects one’s ability to make good choices.

Qualified Versus Nonqualified Plans

For most employees, qualified retirement plans are a critical component of their retirement savings strategy.

SERPS — One Size Does Not Fit All

Employers have long struggled with the ability to attract, retain and reward key talent.

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