The past few weeks have been pretty busy for the HR Technology and Outsourcing Practice, and we have lots of new content to share. Whitepapers and a guest blog post about vendor selections, advantages of using a sourcing advisor and ACA reporting lessons learned are a few of our latest HR technology resources available to you. Check them out!
The Dos and Don’ts of a Vendor Selection │ RFP 365 Guest Post
What’s important when conducting a vendor selection? Determining your critical decision factors and asking the right questions in your Request for Proposal (RFP) are just a few key things to consider. Earlier this week, our friends over at RFP 365 shared some of our dos and don’ts for conducting vendor selections. You can check out these tips and more RFP-related insights on their blog.
“Poor service is the biggest frustration most employers have with technology, not the price. Functionality and service are other big areas to consider before making your decision.”
5 Reasons to Use a HR Technology Sourcing Advisor │ Lockton Whitepaper
Just as an architect can best design a home that meets your family’s needs and budget, an HR technology sourcing advisor can help pick the right technology for your company, keeping in mind things like cost, size, features and functionalities.
In a new white paper, we share why employers should partner with a sourcing advisor when making an HR technology purchase. Sourcing advisors:
- Bring experience and expertise
- Offer robust methodology and tools
- Help mitigate risk
- Have established relationships with vendors
- Serve as your dedicated resource
Check out the full white paper.
Time Flies When You’re Having Fun: Five Reflections on ACA Tax Reporting for 2015 │ Lockton Whitepaper
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that all but the smallest of employers are required to issue IRS Forms 1095-C to their full-time employees (as well as individuals who are not full-time employees, but are covered under an employer’s self-funded plan).
Despite the IRS delay, employers and vendors have been hard at work – and sometimes struggling – to gather the data needed to populate the forms.
Lockton Benefit Group’s Mark Holloway, Director of Compliance, and I share our observations about the last few weeks in a new white paper.