We understand that as HR leaders, you are constantly challenged to do more with less—or provide the same benefits and programs despite constant increases in costs. This pressure may lead you to compromise your benefits strategy. Specifically your strategy enabler, i.e., core benefits administration. This often means passing along additional costs to your employees, more administrative work for you, and leading you to contort your strategy to force-fit to your current systems and providers, versus them working optimally to support your strategy. At Empyrean, we see good companies making unnecessary compromises to their strategy all the time.
These ultimately warp your company’s operational, technological, and cultural paths minimizing the hope of success and normalcy related to administering your benefits plans. Think of your Operations, Technology, and Culture as gears that must be working together as part of your benefits administration engine. If one or more is out of sync, your whole engine’s performance is at risk, and you will not achieve your organizational goals or realize your strategy