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Employee Benefits Communication: Off-Cycle Enrollments vs. Open Enrollment [INFOGRAPHIC]

Matt Byrnes June 30, 2016

WHAT is better to communicate and WHEN.


Information Overload: we’re all suffering and we’re all guilty. There is a way to overcome this in your benefits communications.


The vast majority of employer groups regularly try to cram all benefits enrollment information into one time a year, during open enrollment. This can also include elements such as wellness programs, retirement plans, company messages, and more.


By taking a more strategic approach employers can learn the best times to communicate, throughout the year, and present what’s important to employees during that time.


View the following infographic below with stats featured in the MetLife 14th Annual Employee Benefit Trends Study.


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Note: This communication is for informational purposes only. Although every reasonable effort is made to present current and accurate information, Oswald makes no guarantees of any kind and cannot be held liable for any outdated or incorrect information.



About Matthew Byrnes

Employee Engagement Consultant





With more than 10 years of experience and an extensive background in voluntary worksite benefits, Matt focuses on implementing benefits that help take the burden off employees who are subject to high deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses.


Moreover, he provides an engaging environment where clients’ employees have access to trained benefit counselors who are able to educate on a multitude of levels.