New research from Guardian Life shows that 62 percent of workers now enroll online for their employee benefits, compared to only 29 percent in 2005. In the past year alone, the use of online benefits enrollment increased by 8 percentage points, which represents a significant shift in how employees learn about, evaluate and interact with their benefits programs.

While Millennials generally are perceived as the generation that would overwhelmingly prefer to evaluate benefit offerings through online platforms, the survey of 2,000 adults of all ages reveals that 54 percent indicate that a consolidated web portal would help employees appreciate the value of available benefits more effectively.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Digital Insurance content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access