It's that time of year again that warrants reflection on the year that has passed, and a look forward to the one just beginning. This reflection often leads us to evaluate the trends that emerged in the past year, and make our predictions for what the coming year will bring.

Except for the most fleeting of pop-culture/consumer phenomenon, the truth about trends is that they typically develop over time, rather than overnight. In many industries, the benefits and HR space included, it can be difficult to predict what is in store for the new year. We can, however, use the trends of yester-year to paint a clearer picture of what is to come. 

What we saw in 2017

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