Slideshow Top slideshows of 2014

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  • December 11 2014, 11:47am EST
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10) 10 ACA issues employers need information on

Ten potential issues that employers may have questions about with the health law, including tips on how benefit advisers can clarify these areas for their clients, according to Groom Law Group. [Image: Fotolia]

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9) 10 tips for better communication during open enrollment

Most employers think they are doing a better job communicating about the company’s employee benefits than their employees think they are. Benefit and payment solutions provider Alegeus Technologies offers tips for better communication during open enrollment. [Image: Fotolia]


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8) 10 drugs to watch

Overall spending on traditional prescription drugs — mostly pills used to treat common conditions such as high cholesterol and depression — will decline 4% by the end of 2015, largely because of the availability of generic medications, according Express Scripts. Here are 10 of the top brand-name drugs that had generic equivalents become available in 2013 and 2014, courtesy of Express Scripts. [Image: Fotolia]

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7) The Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising

From technological innovators to compliance experts, plan design specialists to caring mentors, the 20 women chosen by EBA’s editors to receive our inaugural Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising award are not only making extraordinary contributions to the field overall, but are also elevating the status of all women in the profession in the process.

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6) 25 oddball interview questions for 2014

Interviewing for a job is not what it used to be. These days, employers, including benefit agencies, are often looking f¬or applicants with creative-thinking skills and those that stand apart from the crowd. Here are 25 of the most oddball interview questions posed to recent interviewees, according to career-site Glassdoor.com. [Image: Fotolia]

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5) 20 most popular work-from-home jobs

As the use of cloud computing and mobile devices continues to make remote work more convenient than ever, the number of employees that telecommute multiple days per week increased almost 80% from 2005 to 2012, according GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com. Here are the most popular jobs offering telecommuting possibilities, according to FlexJobs. [Image: Fotolia]

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4) Top companies offering the best 401(k) plans

A first-of-its-kind ranking of 401(k) plans at the 250 biggest companies in the U.S. unveils which companies offer the most lucrative retirement benefits and those with the least lavish. Among the least generous are Facebook, Amazon.com, and Whole Foods. Here are the 35 companies with the most advantageous retirement offerings. [Image: Fotolia]

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3) Top 25 companies for pay and benefits

Based on employee reviews, the online career site Glassdoor released its annual report Top 25 Companies for Compensation & Benefits, providing benefit advisers and employers insight into what forms of pay and perks employees value most. [Image: Fotolia]

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2) The top 50 large-group employee benefit brokerages in the U.S., part 2

In November, Employee Benefit Adviser, in partnership with business intelligence data analytics firm miEdge, introduced the first listing of top employee benefit firms in the country to be ranked exclusively on health and welfare revenue. We revealed them in descending order, based on Form 5500 reporting data as of Nov. 7, 2014. Part 2 revealed the top 25.

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1) The top 50 large-group employee benefit brokerages in the U.S., part 1

In November, Employee Benefit Adviser, in partnership with business intelligence data analytics firm miEdge, introduced the first listing of top employee benefit firms in the country to be ranked exclusively on health and welfare revenue. We revealed them in descending order, based on Form 5500 reporting data as of Nov. 7, 2014. Part 1 of the slideshow revealed 50-26.

See: The top 50 large-group employee benefit brokerages in the U.S., part 1