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Greenville, SC, United States, 2012/04/04 - Rosenfeld Einstein's 2012 South Carolina Employer Benefits Survey has opened, providing employers a free tool to assess their competitive position and benchmark employee benefit programs against peers and competitors - RosenfeldEinstein.com.
The 2012 South Carolina Employer Benefits Survey – a free bi-annual survey designed to help business owners and company leaders benchmark their employee benefit programs against peers and competitors – has opened and is already receiving data from companies eager to assess their competitive position, organizers announced today.
The one-of-a-kind biannual survey, sponsored by regional insurance agent/broker Rosenfeld Einstein, helps organizations to determine if they are providing competitive employee benefit packages and paying competitive fees for their benefits programs – or if they are at risk of losing valuable talent to their competitors.
The survey, last executed in 2010, provides qualitative and quantitative data on employee benefit programs at no cost for participation, notes Howard Einstein, president of Rosenfeld Einstein Employee Benefits Corp. “We initiated the program in 2004 and have received tremendous participation from across the region every two years,” said Einstein. “Participants tell us that the survey data is exceptionally valuable and timely in their planning, and we are pleased to continue the program in 2012 while making it available at no cost.”
The online survey is confidential and data takes approximately 20-30 minutes to enter. Rosenfeld Einstein then analyzes the survey data and provides each participating organization with its own proprietary report and data. While ideal for midsized and larger businesses, Rosenfeld Einstein is making the program available to any organization with 20 or more full-time employees. Containing over 200 data points, the 2012 South Carolina Employer Benefits Survey will help businesses compare their benefits package offerings to competitors in such areas as:
• Types of benefit plans offered
• Office Visit and Prescription Drug Co-payments
• Medical and Dental Plan Changes and Trends
• Monthly Premiums
• Monthly Employee Contributions
• PPO vs. Consumer Directed plan costs
• Use of wellness, flex time and education reimbursement programs.
Every participating organization receives a customized analysis comparing their plan to others regionally and nationally. All information is held in total confidence, and participating company information is only shared with that company. At the completion of the survey, Rosenfeld Einstein will present aggregated data from across the state to attendees and media at a seminar in Greenville in mid-June; participating companies will subsequently receive the individual benchmark report for their organization.
“A key benefit of this one-of-a-kind initiative is in helping companies understand where they stand competitively, both regionally and nationally, in recruiting and retaining their best associates,” noted Einstein. “The survey is quick, easy, customized – and it helps organizations make better informed decisions about their benefit plans based on real-time market data.”
“For our area to continue to advance in the global economy, this type of benchmark information is essential to every forward-thinking organization, and we’re pleased to make it available,” Einstein added.
Organizations wishing to participate in the survey can enter their data confidentially online. Go to RosenfeldEinstein.com and click on 2012 South Carolina Employer Benefits Survey to complete the survey.
The deadline for organizations to complete the online survey is April 30, 2012. By doing so, they will receive a private report and be invited to the June seminar where survey results will be presented in detail. Those unable to attend the seminar will have their results delivered or mailed to them, Einstein added.
For additional information on Rosenfeld Einstein or the 2012 South Carolina Employer Benefits Survey, email Gina Dill at or call (864) 672-4565.
Rosenfeld Einstein has been honored as a 2011 Best Practices Agency by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) – one of only three South Carolina firms so honored – and as one of South Carolina’s Best Places to Work 2011. For additional information on Rosenfeld Einstein, call (864) 271-6336 or visit them.
Rosenfeld Einstein (rosenfeldeinstein.com) is a regional, independent insurance agency/brokerage and consulting firm. Areas of specialty include employee benefits, personal, commercial property and casualty, life and health insurance, workplace safety, wellness and financial services.