We will be presenting findings and trends from over 450,000 employees surveyed from the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For program. In addition to a rapid-fire review of best practices from many companies, several organizations will be focused on for in-depth discussion. Critical areas of focus for the future will be reviewed, to assist you in developing your workforce strategic plans.
Presenter: Jennifer Kluge, President & CEO, MichBusiness
MichBusiness, a WBENC certified organization, has been known for its insurance offerings over the past 30 years, through a partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network. Businesses can now apply their health insurance premiums towards diversity spend without losing quality coverage, while still working with their own health insurance agent.
Presenter: Erica White, Director of Diversity Relations and Outreach, MichBusiness
Four experts in human resources will make rapid-fire presentations on technology, unique practices, and more, resulting in ideas that can be quickly adopted and adapted at your workplace.
Lesley Delgado, Strategic Recruiting – Finding, Hiring and Keeping Talent
Nicole Webb-Elder, FordDirect – Performance Management Systems That Work
Sandy Harvey, Exodus Consulting Group – Diversity and Inclusion Programs for Your Business
Susan West, Quad West – Employee Engagement Boosts Business Outcomes
An overview of developments in pharmacy management, including high cost, high impact specialty drugs, and overall prescription drug cost trends and how BCBSM is responding to the opioid crisis in Michigan. Jeff will also cover how technology will continue to evolve to improve the health care experience and medical outcomes. The second part of Jeff’s presentation will cover a topic that is gaining traction in companies of all sizes: Financial Wellness. Jeff will provide insight on why companies are interested in this topic and how financial wellness is tied to an organization’s benefits, as well as the impact it can have on employee engagement, benefit utilization, and productivity.
Presenter: Jeff Rubleski, Director of Sales Strategy, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan