Articles and research

Below you’ll find recent articles by Unum business leaders, interviews including comments from Unum executives, and reports on research by Unum officials discussing topics of relevance to employers.

What to watch out for during open enrollment

(CNBC, Oct 27, 2018) You get one chance to revisit your benefits choices, and just sticking with your previous selections could be an expensive mistake. At the very least, here are four things to check before the open enrollment period ends.

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The 15 most popular employee perks

(Employee Benefit News, Oct 16, 2018) A poll of 1,227 working adults from benefits provider Unum found that the most desired perks have to do with flexible work options and absence management. 

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How to hit a supplemental benefits grand slam

(America's Benefit Specialist, Aug 28, 2018) Unum's Sidney Kidder discusses the importance of supplemental health and disability plans and how to deliver benefits packages tailored to employer goals and employee needs. 

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Most popular employee perk? Time off.

(BenefitsPro, Aug 14, 2018) Three of the five most-favored picked perks — paid family leave, flexible or remote work options and sabbatical leave — are benefits related to schedule flexibility and absence management.

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