Webinars & Replays

November 16, 2017 Shruti Patel

Upcoming webinar

Searching for a modern employee experience

Join our upcoming webinar Searching for a modern employee experience for insights from our fourth annual Workforce Mindset® Study. The discussion will be led by Alight experts who will cover a broad range of new data that reveals employees’ latest thinking about the overall employee experience, including cultural characteristics, total rewards, communication, and technology. There’s something for everyone who cares about and influences the employee experience—no matter your role.

Presenters:

  • Ray Baumruk Vice President, Consumer Experience Research & Insights
  • Laine Thomas Conway Vice President, Consumer Experience Talent Best Practice Leader

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Replays

Financial Wellness: From Definition to Measurement

Financial wellness is on the mind of every employer and goes beyond helping employees save enough for retirement. But what exactly is financial wellness and how do plan sponsors make it a component of their benefit offerings?
This webinar will get to the heart of the matter and dig into the key areas of retirement, budgeting, debt, health costs and insurance to help plan sponsors better understand the issues participants are facing and how best to address them across a diverse workforce.

Presenters:

  • Christoper Luongo, VP Strategy, Marketing & Business Development, ADP
  • Alison Borland, Executive Vice President of Defined Contribution Solutions, Alight
  • Patrick Murphy, CEO, John Hancock Retirement Plan Services
  • Mark Howell, FSA, EA, Vice President, Custom Retirement Solutions, Prudential

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The journey to consumer-driven health: FSAs to HRAs to HSAs

'Every year, more and more employers are making the shift to a consumer-directed health care strategy – but are your people making the shift with you? While some employees are starting to take ownership over their health care costs, many are still hesitant to transition away from the perceived safety of traditional health plans and flexible spending accounts (FSAs). So what can you do to control rising health care costs and ensure your people are actively engaged in paying – and saving – for their current and future health care needs?

Presenters:

  • Karli Dunkelberger, Vice President, Health Point Solutions
  • Heidi Henderson, Vice President COnsumer Experience
  • Karen Waltemath, CFP®, CLTC, Market Leader, Benefit Solutions

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Gearing up for annual enrollment and navigating the benefit year ahead

'Tis the season – for annual enrollment! Are you prepared to help your people maximize their benefit opportunities? There’s still time to get the most out of this year’s enrollment period, and to set your organization up for a successful 2019.

Presenters:

  • Adam Johnson, President, Alight Compass Healthcare Navigation Solutions
  • Karen Frost, Vice President, Alight Health Strategy and Solutions

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A modern age of wellbeing: How fintech is disrupting the industry

As financial wellbeing programs gain traction, both workers and employers are seeing positive impacts. Top experts from Advizr, Huntington Ingalls, and Alight share insights during this webinar.

Presenters:

  • Hussain Zaidi, Co-Founder & CEO, Advizr
  • Maria Behrens, Director of Financial Wellness, Advizr
  • Karen Velkey, VP Compensation & Benefits, Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • Rob Austin, VP, Head of Research, Alight Solutions

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2018 Consumer Health Mindset® Study: Current Situation: Engaged and Confused

For the eighth year, the National Business Group on Health has partnered with Alight Solutions and Kantar Consulting to conduct the annual Consumer Health Mindset Study. This year’s study found that although consumers are more engaged in their health care decisions than they have been in the past, they are still confused about health insurance and on whether or not they're making the right decisions.

Presenters:

  • Ray Baumruk, Vice President, Consumer Experience Research & Insights, Alight Solutions
  • Heidi Henderson, Vice President, Consumer Experience Health Best Practice Leader, Alight Solutions
  • Alisa Ray, Vice President, Benchmarking and Analysis, National Business Group on Health

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The 411 on filing Form 5500

The penalties handed out by the Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service for failure to file Form 5500 are significant, so it’s more important than ever that your organization submits timely, accurate filings for employer-sponsored health and retirement benefits. During this 30 minute webinar we share what you can do to ensure your organization is staying compliant.

Presenters:

  • Margy Eickhoff, Form 5500 Manager
  • Diane Gerew, JD, Compliance Executive
  • Michele Welsh, Compliance Executive

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Driving excellence to ensure success: how to effectively prepare for your upcoming Workday release

Is your organization gearing up for the next Workday release? Are you looking for guidance, best practices and tools to make your planning smoother? We’ve got you covered! During this webinar our panel of Workday experts will focus on the steps we recommend you take during each phase of your testing schedule.

Presenters:

  • Xan Daniels, Workday Test Management Lead
  • Kirk Phariss, Workday Configuration Lead
  • Jon Sherman, Workday Integration Lead
  • Debbie Burlando, Workday Payroll Lead
  • Chris Johnson, Workday Financial Management Lead

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Cut company health care costs today – implement new initiatives tomorrow

Learn ways for you to gain extra funds for your 2019 budget, giving you the opportunity to use those funds to increase engagement and retain your people.

Presenters:

  • Rick Lederman
  • Jessica Nathan
  • Davin Bernardi

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Reuniting Participants with their Retirement Benefits

With the Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service’s continued enforcement activity related to missing participants, employers are trying multiple methods to locate participants who are due a retirement benefit. According to Alight Solutions’ 2018 Hot Topics in Retirement & Wellbeing survey, address searches, first-class U.S. mail and certified letters are the most common approaches. Register for this webinar replay to learn more about this topic.

Presenters:

  • Jeff Donohue, Senior Director, Defined Benefit Client Leader
  • Diana Jacobson, Senior Director, Defined Contribution Practice Leadership
  • Erika Lorenson, Senior Director, Defined Benefit Foundation Leader

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Reimagine annual enrollment with the ABCs

It's never too early to start planning for your next enrollment. This year, we’re rethinking enrollment and getting back to the basics – and what’s more basic than our ABCs?

Presenters:

  • Karen Frost, Health Strategy & Solutions Leader
  • Ray Baumruk, Consumer Experience Research and Insights Leader

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Planning your Workday deployment: Helping you and your people navigate change

While we know Workday is an intuitive, user friendly SaaS solution, your teams will experience change throughout your journey. During this 30 minute webinar we share the foundational change management and training tools that can help you increase your success rate and improve user adoption.

Presenters:

  • Ryan Price, Vice President HR, Talen Energy
  • Damian Cercone, Change Management Leader, Alight Solutions
  • Douglas Flory, Change Readiness and Communications Lead, Alight Solutions

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How are retirement and financial wellbeing programs changing in 2018?

Many employers are looking to review and expand their retirement and financial wellbeing benefits in 2018. What financial wellbeing tools and services do employees want? Which ones will help keep your plan competitive? And, how is communication changing by becoming more personal in 2018?

Presenters:

  • Rob Austin, Head of Research, Heath & Wealth Solutions
  • Erika Lorenson, Defined Benefit Foundation Leader Health & Wealth Solutions
  • Jennifer Gislason, Consumer Experience, Retirement Best Practice
  • Kenje Mallot, Director, Financial Solutions

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How will the 2018 tax legislation impact your organization and your people?

The 2018 tax reform legislation will have implications for how organizations and their people manage health care, retirement and other employee benefits. Alight experts shared insights on how the legislation may impact your payroll and benefits programs and tips on how to communicate changes to your people. 

Presenters:

  • Greg Long, Public Policy & DC Public Sector Leader
  • Karen Frost, Health Strategy and Solutions Leader
  • Heidi Henderson, Health Consumer Experience Leader
  • Douglas McKewon, HR and Financial Solutions Payroll Operations Manager

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HSAs and 401k(s): Breaking the silos

Alight Solutions' top retirement and health care experts shared data and insights on how people are saving in Health Savings and 401(k) plans, how savings in these plans can be used together, and best practices to increase participation in HSAs.

Presenters:

  • Rob Austin, Head of Research, Heath & Wealth Solutions
  • John Compton, Senior Director, Health Solutions
  • Ileana Torres, Health Solutions Leader

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Getting employees comfortable with the uncomfortable in financial wellbeing

Uncomfortable talking about money? So are employees. According to our latest Financial Mindset® Study, only 1 in 4 are open to discussing their finances. Our experts shared results and other insights during this webinar.

Presenters:

  • Ray Baumruk, Consumer Experience, Research & Insights
  • Jennifer Gislason, Consumer Experience, Retirement Best Practice
  • Kenje Mallot, Director, Financial Solutions

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What's new in defined contribution plans?

Our top retirement experts shared highlights of the latest trends in defined contribution plans. The webinar also featured insights from Alight Solutions' 2017 Trends & Experience in Defined Contribution Plans report.

Presenters:

  • Rob Austin, Head of Research, Heath & Wealth Solutions
  • Winfield Evens, Director of Investment Solutions & Strategy
  • Virginia Maguire, Retirement Product Development Leader

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Last minute tips to drive a successful annual enrollment

Are you prepared for annual enrollment this year? Do you feel pressured to meet deadlines and achieve enrollment goals? Alight is here to help you drive your people to the finish line.

Presenters:

  • Karen Frost, Health Strategy & Solutions Leader
  • Jody VanArnam, Senior Director HW Practice Leadership
  • Heidi Henderson, Health Consumer Experience Leader

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Making dependent verification more than a one time and done project

Health care cost increases show no sign of slowing down, making it continually more difficult to find ways to save costs and simplify. Even if you have previously done a dependent audit, your organization still could be at risk of needlessly spending thousands of dollars on ineligible dependents. Learn more by viewing our webinar replay.

Presenters:

  • Rick Lederman, Sales Leadership, Health Point Solution
  • Karli Dunkelberger, National Sales Manager, Health Point Solutions

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