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Most employees view the task of shopping for medical and retirement benefits as a nightmare. Research highlights one reason for this attitude: Many employees simply don’t understand basic benefits vocabulary. Employee Guide to Becoming a Smart Benefits Shopper is designed to provide employees a roadmap that covers benefits basics and helpful tips, analogies, guidelines and more.

Most employees view the task of shopping for medical and retirement benefits as a nightmare. Research highlights one reason for this attitude: Many employees simply don’t understand basic benefits vocabulary.

Of course, shopping intelligently for benefits is something every employee ought to do. Employee Guide to Becoming a Smart Benefits Shopper is designed to provide employees a roadmap that covers benefits basics and helpful tips, analogies, guidelines and more. It speaks in plain, everyday language to increase benefits know-how and motivate the workforce to think about health and financial well-being.

As the latest edition to the 2004 WorldatWork best-seller, the authors of this book have included new facts and additional information to help employees make the right decisions when it comes to medical and retirement benefits, with a new section on the value of wellness initiatives.

This practical guide raises confidence in employees to ask the right questions and make informed decisions that positively impact their lives and, in turn, improve an employer’s bottom line.

Employee Guide to Becoming a Smart Benefits Shopper: Shopping for Medical and Benefits in a Consumer-Driven Era. M. Michael Markowich, D.P.A., and Dwight Benecke. WorldatWork Press. 2008. Softcover. ISBN: 9781579631840
$15.95 USD Member ($19.95 nonmember) | e-book: $12.95 USD Member ($15.95 nonmember)

Media may request a complimentary copy of the book by sending an email to eryan(at)worldatwork.org.

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WorldatWork (http://www.worldatwork.org) is an association of human resource professionals from FORTUNE 500 and other leading organizations worldwide focused on attracting, motivating and retaining employees.

Founded in 1955, WorldatWork provides practitioners with training and education to effectively design and implement strategies and practices in total rewards, including compensation, benefits, work-life, recognition, and career development. With offices in Scottsdale, Arizona and Washington, D.C., WorldatWork supports its 30,000 members and professionals in 75 countries with thought leadership, publications, research and community. WorldatWork administers certification through the WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals.

The WorldatWork group of registered marks includes: WorldatWork®, workspan®, Certified Compensation Professional or CCP®, Certified Benefits Professional® or CBP, Global Remuneration Professional or GRP®, Work-Life Certified Professional or WLCP®, WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals®, and Alliance for Work-Life Progress® or AWLP®.

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Erin Ryan
Media Relations
WorldatWork
Phone: 480/348-7224
E-mail: eryan(at)worldatwork.org
http://www.worldatwork.org

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