May 28, 2019

Employee Benefits: The Key to Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent

By Cari Murray

On-Demand Webinar: Become known as a great place to work with benefits your employees love

Hosted by Employee Benefit News & Employee Benefit Adviser

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If you're feeling the pressure to stand out in a crowded talent market, you're not alone. A 2018 benchmark survey from Gallagher found that 60 percent of employers listed “attracting and retaining a competitive workforce” as their top operational priority.


One way HR teams can achieve this goal? By offering a compelling and comprehensive benefits package. According to Metlife, 83 percent of employees said they would be willing to take a small pay cut if it meant having a better choice of benefits.

Leaders from two “Best Companies to Work for” echo this sentiment, even as they compete for qualified candidates against well-known corporations in their local markets. Join Gina Goodrich, senior manager of benefits at Apptio, and Elizabeth Napolitano, executive vice president of People and Culture at Accolade, as they team up to share their best practices their best practices for choosing benefits that employees (and their families) love.

You will learn about:

  • Today's biggest challenges when recruiting and retaining top talent
  • What it means to intentionally design a personalized benefits program
  • How to continuously evaluate and innovate your total rewards package
  • Ways to promote employee awareness and appreciation of your benefits

To learn more, check out the on-demand webinar.

Featured Speakers:


Gina Goodrich, Senior Manager of Benefits, Apptio

📷Gina Ann Goodrich, CEBS, has more than 25 years of experience in the area of Total Rewards, Payroll and M&A. Gina has implemented and managed programs for companies through start-up, growth, survival, turnaround and merger cycles. She joined Apptio in late 2015 in a newly created role to establish their benefit department and a global benefit strategy for its 850+ employees. She is currently responsible for US, Canada and Australia benefits.


Elizabeth Napolitano, Executive Vice President, People and Culture, Accolade

📷Elizabeth Napolitano plays a key role in attracting, developing, retaining and engaging talent at Accolade. She previously served as executive vice president of Operations and Client Experience. Before Accolade, Elizabeth's career focused on building and providing a world-class consumer experience to premium brands and their customers. She served as general manager & VP of Client Experience at Circles and area director for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company.