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Benefits administration


Benefits administration is the process of managing an employee benefits plan for a specific organization. The human resources department is generally tasked with managing a company’s benefits packages and enrolling new employees in established plans. This is a vital duty for HR professionals, as a company’s benefits offerings can make a big difference in attracting new hires and keeping existing employees engaged. For a business looking to create a competitive benefits program, some key considerations include:

  • Creating explanatory, easy-to-use enrollment forms
  • Educating employees on what kinds of insurance coverage, retirement accounts, paid time off plans, and other common benefits are available to them
  • Implementing a self-service open enrollment system that allows employees to update personal information

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