Stack of rainbow colored books and alarm clock While 2020 has been a difficult year for many of us in the benefits business, we are not alone. (Photo: Shutterstock)

It’s October, which is peak enrollment time for many employee benefit programs. Since some of you probably don’t have time to read and absorb a long article right now, this month we will cover a handful of “read-bites”—quick insights to help guide best practices in this unprecedented environment.

1. The pandemic has created a great deal of stress for employees. During the enrollment process, it is essential that we make it as easy and clear as possible for employees. This is not the year for complications!

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