Side Affects Producer Kenzie McEvily, joined by her guest hosts, spotlights invited industry experts to discuss their best practices that disrupt the norm of health care, leadership, and business. Side Affects: A podcast that prompts you, as an employer, to think differently about the needs of your people and your company. We encourage you to take action by taking a deep look into benefit strategies that will transform your workforce engagement, i.e., diversity, compliance, mental health, and modern reporting. Kenzie and her guests bring these subjects and more to light to better health and productivity. Tune in and learn more!
Side Affects Episode 128 | Re-Imagining Open Enrollment Communication: Part II
Join #SideAffects Producer, Kenzie McEvily and co-host, Chief Marketing Officer, Dave Homan as they continue the series about Re-Imagining Open Enrollment Meetings and Communication. Dave’s job is to find simple solutions to complex benefits problems. With over 30 years as a thought leader, he is considered a subject matter expert on employee engagement and communication.
In this episode, listeners will learn how to create and present a 15 minute open enrollment meeting that still includes all of the necessary pieces of information, doesn’t overwhelm your employees and perhaps changes the way they view them entirely. Be ready to listen with an open mind – because if Dave and Kenzie do their jobs right – your job during open enrollment season will be 100 times easier.
Click this link to watch the presentation Dave references in the podcast: https://youtu.be/S_DtA-qYmCs
Side Affects Episode 127 | Re-Imagining Open Enrollment Meetings: Part I
Welcome to our newest series on #SideAffects: Re-Imagining Open Enrollment Meetings & Communication. Our goal: make OE meetings fun! Okay, maybe fun isn’t the right word… let’s say informational, stress-free and perhaps, enjoyable. MB Chief Marketing Officer, Dave Homan has been in the health benefits world for over 25 years with intense research in the past few about employee benefit communication strategies. Sadly, open enrollment meetings haven’t changed much when our technology and innovation has. Dave and Side Affects Producer, Kenzie are going to share how employees feel about open enrollment meetings, why they need to be re-imagined and solutions on how to turn them from a “stressor” to a “delighter.”
Click this link to watch the presentation Dave references in the podcast: https://youtu.be/5DhVyciRrUg
Side Affects Episode 126 | Generational Recruiting Part II: ChatGPT & Interactive Technology
Join #SideAffects Producer, Kenzie McEvily and co-host, Chief Marketing Officer, Dave Homan as they discuss artificial intelligence and how HR professionals can use it to save time, improve efficiency and enhance a job candidate's interview experience. It’s 2023 and personalization is key! From your tennis-shoes to your food order to your job offer letter, personalization can create a competitive advantage for organizations. Technology guru, Dave Homan is going to introduce us to the basics of ChatGPT and why we need to embrace this innovation. Tune in!
Click this link to watch the presentation Dave references in the podcast: https://youtu.be/nJ_Zr6o0LAQ
Side Affects Episode 125 | ABCs of ICHRAs
Side Affects Producer, Kenzie McEvily and Chief Marketing Officer, Dave Homan welcome Director of Account Management and 100+ Segment Lead of All Markets for MB, Beth Bailey to the show to discuss an emerging HR topic, Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Accounts, also known as ICHRAs. Between 2020 and 2022, ICHRA adoption doubled across all 50 states. In this episode, you'll learn the basics of this health plan, what organizations it works best for and the potential drawbacks. Tune in now!
Side Affects Episode 124 | Generational Recruiting Part I: Ghosting
Join Side Affects Producer, Kenzie McEvily and Chief Marketing Officer, Dave Homan as they discuss how recruiting has changed in the past five years. HR professionals are navigating new waters of virtual interviews, advanced technology, artificial intelligence and ghosting. How can they make sure they’re targeting the right candidates and guaranteeing that they will actually show up for their interview? In this episode, HR and benefit communications expert, Dave will share why applicants are ghosting their potential employers, how to avoid that and explain how to target the right generations in the hiring process.
Side Affects Episode 123 | Military Contractors and Employee Benefits
Co-hosts, Kenzie McEvily and Dave Homan welcome McGohan Brabender Shareholder and Consultant, Matt McAlpine to touch on a specialized industry - military contractors.
In this episode, we unveil the world of defense contractors and the extraordinary employee benefits they offer. From top-tier healthcare plans to generous retirement packages, these employers have created a work environment that goes above and beyond. Join us as we dive into the reasons behind these special benefits, the impact they have on attracting and retaining talent, and the challenges they face. Tune in to gain insights into the perks that make these positions truly exceptional.
Side Affects is an excellent listen! I really appreciate the insightful conversations around all things leadership, health management, and innovation. No matter the topic of discussion, you're bound to take away a handful of golden nuggets. Don't miss it!
This podcast is a must listen for any and all HR reps!!
A must-listen for anyone with staff
Great show, super informative and helpful!