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January 23rd, 2018 | admin

SHRM Announces Launch of Benefits Broker Evaluation and Hiring Tool

Elevate Benefits selected as program partner

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan23, 2018 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has announced the launch of a new tool, SHRM Broker Finder, which provides HR professionals a curated marketplace to help them research, evaluate and select the employee benefits broker or consultant that best suits the needs of their organization.

The online platform provides a national, searchable marketplace of broker candidates and an easy-to-use request for proposal (RFP) so companies can score and assess candidate responses as part of their evaluation process. The RFP tool was developed in consultation with both HR professionals and brokers to ensure that the RFP considers the issues most essential to the effective matching of employers and brokers.

In evaluating options for helping its members find a broker, SHRM selected Elevate Benefits LLC as its technology and sales partner for the SHRM Broker Finder service. 

“SHRM is pleased to partner with Elevate Benefits to assist our members as they research and select the benefits broker or consultant that will help meet their employee benefits needs,” said Jessica Perry, SHRM senior vice president of media. “In a recent survey, we found that almost a quarter of our population will consider or re-consider benefits broker services over the next year, yet employers don’t always know where to start in making this critical hire.”

The SHRM Broker Finder database includes information on more than 1,000 brokers that is searchable by multiple factors, such as geographic region and specialties.  The platform also provides HR professionals with a select group of verified brokers who have completed a screening process to give employers added insight as they evaluate their broker options.

To learn more about the program, visit www.brokerfinder.shrm.org.

Media: For more information, contact Kate Kennedy of SHRM Public Affairs at 703-535-6260 and Kate.Kennedy@shrm.org.

About the Society for Human Resource Management

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates. Visit us at shrm.org and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @SHRMPress.

About Elevate Benefits, LLC

Atlanta-based Elevate Benefits LLC creates products and services that help organizations navigate the process of selecting and supporting optimal employee benefits solutions.  Visit Elevate Benefits at www.brokerfinder.shrm.org/about

View the official Press Release here.