The Future of the Employee Benefits Experience

Presenters: Josh Bersin, Josh Bersin Academy; Preetha Sekharan and Shaun LaJeunesse, Unum

View live: March 17, 2021, 12 p.m. ET / 9 a.m. PT (available for on-demand viewing through June 2021)

Program length: 60 minutes

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In this program, global analyst Josh Bersin and thought leaders will lead discussion of the technology trends impacting employee benefits. Employee experience has become a key HR focus in 2021 – and will play a major role in the future of workforce retention and well-being. Yet benefits and leave administration has, in many instances, remained ensnared in inefficiencies that hinder overall HR transformation efforts. You'll come away with a new understanding of how recent innovations in benefits technology are now empowering HR and helping employees remain resilient. 

About the Presenters: 
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Josh Bersin 
founded Bersin & Associates in 2001 to provide research and advisory services focused on corporate learning. He expanded the company’s coverage to encompass HR, talent management, talent acquisition and leadership, emerging as a recognized expert in the talent market. Bersin sold the company to Deloitte in 2012. In 2019, Bersin founded the Josh Bersin Academy, a professional development academy which has become the “home for HR”. He is frequently featured in publications including Forbes, Harvard Business Review, HR Executive, The Wall Street Journal and CLO Magazine.

Preetha Sekharan is head of digital strategy and the Digital Incubator at Unum. She leads a team of digital strategists and technologists that incubate new digital business ideas and experiment with emerging technologies to assess how they can be applied and scaled across the organization. Prior to joining Unum, Sekharan was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and Booz & Company, serving C-suite leaders on strategic areas in the financial services and medical insurance verticals. She brings extensive experience in large-scale business and technology transformations.

Shaun LaJeunesse is vice president of Unum's HR Connect Services and drives the strategic vision for new enhancements and expansion of Unum’s HR Connect portfolio, guiding investments that improve user experience and operational execution. In this role, he interacts with customers and field sales to understand where Unum can help apply technology solutions to solve HR’s greatest pain points and inefficiencies. Prior to joining Unum, LaJeunesse was an associate partner at IBM Global Business Services where he was responsible for aligning technology strategy for IBM's Global Talent and Transformation consulting and outsourcing practice. In addition to his strategic leadership role, he led a multi-national team responsible for defining technology solutions and innovation for Fortune 500 companies globally.

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SHRM Certification has approved this webcast for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification. A program code will be provided at the end of the webcast. The program also meets recertification credit standards set by the HR Certification Institute and other HR certifying bodies, but candidates must manually enter their activity into their records.

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