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WageWorks CMO, Britta Meyer, Discusses Best Practices on Socializing HR at HR West 2015 Conference

(Monday, March 02, 2015)

WHO: WageWorks, Inc. (NYSE: WAGE), a leader in administering Consumer-Directed Benefits, today announced Britta Meyer, WageWorks CMO, will be presenting at HR West 2015.

WHAT: Ms. Meyer will present “Socializing HR: Closing the Gap in Employer-Employee Communications.” Session attendees will walk away with an understanding of how to leverage social communications to:

  • Improve general information sharing
  • Boost team productivity and effectiveness within projects and business processes
  • Support employee communities that stimulate learning and innovation
  • Encourage peer-to-peer networking that strengthens professional and interpersonal relationships

WHEN: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from 10:50 am – 12:20 pm PT

WHY: Despite the rapidly growing use of social media, 40% of companies admit to having no training or governance of their employees’ use of social media. 43% of companies have HR responsible for creating an organization’s social media policy, even though Marketing and other departments would be the primary users. Per the US Department of Labor, almost half of the workforce is now made up of Millennials, yet, according to KPMG, 61% of Millennials don’t use traditional company resources. And a recent study by SilkRoad states 75% of leaders in human resources and talent management believe their companies are behind the curve regarding both internal and external social networking technology.

This illustrates a clear gap in communication needs and execution.

In this presentation, Britta Meyer will help HR professionals understand the importance of social media in the workplace. From creating a cohesive brand that resonates on a human level, to launching an employee recognition campaign highlighting the voice of the employee, Ms. Meyer will share actionable examples for bringing “social” into the day-to-day business operations.

WHERE: Oakland Convention Center
550 10th Street
Oakland, CA 94607

You can follow the conversation at @WageWorks and @Britta_SF using the hashtag, #HRWest2015.

About WageWorks

WageWorks (NYSE: WAGE) is a leader in administering Consumer-Directed Benefits (CDBs), which empower employees to save money on taxes while also providing corporate tax advantages for employers. WageWorks is solely dedicated to administering CDBs, including pre-tax spending accounts, such as Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), health and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs), as well as Commuter Benefit Services, including transit and parking programs, wellness programs, COBRA, and other employee benefits. WageWorks makes it easier to understand and take advantage of Consumer-Directed Benefits for 58,000 employers and approximately 4.5 million people. WageWorks is headquartered in San Mateo, California, with offices in major locations throughout the United States. For more information, visit www.wageworks.com.

For more information, contact:

Cathy Corwin

Office: 1-781-966-4152

media@wageworks.com