On average, employees spend only about 20 minutes on annual benefits enrollment.* Most (61%) complete their selection as soon as they receive the notification, and they do not revisit or review their choices. Fourteen percent wait until the last minute.
But, these habits may reflect a lack of knowledge rather than a lack of interest.
Employees are in need of more help with benefits choices. Especially younger workers.
Percentage of employees who strongly agree, “I need more help understanding how my benefits work and how they help meet my needs.”
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*SOURCE: 2013 MetLife PSB Fall Enrollment Study