News & Insights

October 25, 2021

Alera Group Bolsters HR Consulting and Communications Services with Acquisition of Blue Communications

Deerfield, IL (October 25, 2021)— Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth management firm, today announced it has acquired Blue Communications, one of the nation’s premier HR consulting and communications agencies specializing in internal communications, well-being program development, diversity, equity & inclusion culture and strategy, development and implementation and organizational change management. “Our […]

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August 25, 2021

Tips for an Easy, Breezy Open Enrollment Season

Does open enrollment (and the months leading to its arrival) send your team into a spiral of never-ending to-dos? Although you may already be counting down the days… minutes…seconds until open enrollment season is over for the year, the Blue team has some actionable tips you can put in place now to ensure a successful […]

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February 10, 2021

Black History Month

This Black History Month, make a real commitment to becoming a true ally to your Black colleagues, friends and community.   Understand.  Build greater self-awareness and learn about the challenges facing the Black community.  Tip: Explore resources on racial trauma, resiliency and allyship.   Engage.  Form relationships with your Black colleagues to get to know them personally, learn about their experiences and find out if they are getting the support they […]

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February 1, 2021

Preventive Financial Care White Paper

According to WorldatWork, the effects of financial stress cost U.S. organizations an estimated $500 billion in lost productivity annually. These stressors have been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic with over 50% of employees reporting that finances and money matters cause them the most significant stress. Preventive Financial Care is the solution.

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January 15, 2021

2021 Employee Communication Trends

At Blue, we’re trend-watchers, trendsetters and go-getters. We pride ourselves on watching the communication trends and bringing the best to our clients – year after year.

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Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

Research consistently demonstrates that organizations that have above average diversity at all levels, particularly at the senior leadership levels, are more profitable. And, Glassdoor reported that nearly 60% of employees want their employers to improve diversity in the workplace. Job seekers are even prioritizing diversity during their search process, with 67% of candidates stating that […]

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April 10, 2020

It’s Time to Communicate About Well-Being

Now more than ever, employers need to help employees focus on all aspects of their health. Remind them about the resources available today.

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March 10, 2020

Blue Communications Expands Beyond Communications

Blue, one of the premier HR and communications agencies in the country, announced today that it has expanded its lines of business. Started as an HR communications firm in 1997, Blue now provides Organizational Change Management (OCM), Workforce Strategy, Well-being, and Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging program design and development services to a growing client roster […]

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February 11, 2020

Blue Releases Employee Communication Trends for 2020

At Blue, we’re trend-watchers, trendsetters and go-getters. We pride ourselves on watching the communications trends and bringing the best to our clients – year after year.

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September 17, 2019

Financial Well-Being Trends

Forward-thinking organizations are taking a holistic approach and encouraging well-being in all areas of life. Financial well-being is especially important – for good reason.

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