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Rob Harkins

Rob Harkins is the Group Marketplace Leader, Brokerage and Advisory, for Health and Benefits, North America, at Willis Towers Watson. Rob leads the Willis Towers Watson initiative for its Group Marketplace solution in the Brokerage and Advisory Business Segment, bringing his benefit marketplace expertise to our clients and consultants. He has created and developed unique technology solutions for many of our clients and has led the transition of the legacy Willis organization of consultants and advisors to embrace the changing benefit environment in the benefit marketplace space.

Decision support tools can help employees make more meaningful benefits choices

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System recommendations help guide purchasing decisions in a benefits marketplace. Employers are looking to improve the employee benefits experience by expanding choice in both plan and product offerings. According to our Best Practices in Health Care Employer Survey Report, 84% … Continue reading →

How to make your employees even smarter (when it comes to benefits decisions)

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Melissa Halverson, Benefits & HRIS Manager for WAXIE Sanitary Supply shares how her company modernized their benefit delivery with Rob Harkins of Willis Towers Watson at the 9th Annual Employer Health Care and Benefits Congress. In my experience interacting with … Continue reading →

Your workforce is modernizing — now how about your benefit delivery process?

Employers are now hiring multiple generations, all of which have diverse needs. The one-size-fits-all benefits of the past (or even two or three options) no longer works for these distinctly different employee groups. If you expect to keep up, how … Continue reading →

How to Use a Private Exchange to Support Your Human Capital Goals

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Companies cannot sustain the increasing cost of health care in the long term, much less the administrative burden of health care reform legislation. Continue reading →

Health Care Reform and Private Exchanges: How are They Connected?

Now that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) mandate that larger employers provide health care coverage for their workers or pay penalties has been delayed until 2015, employers have been asking how this delay will affect private Health … Continue reading →

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Su fuerza de trabajo se está modernizando ¿y que hay del proceso de entrega de beneficios?

Los empleadores ahora están contratando personas de múltiples generaciones, las cuales tienen diversas necesidades. Los planes de beneficios del pasado que se ajustan a todas las tallas (o incluso con dos o tres opciones) ya no funcionan para estos diferentes … Sigue Leyendo →