Get in Shape: Benefit and Wellness Trends

Wednesday • April 5, 2023
11:00 AM -
 12:00 PM
Balcony I-K

Employers are struggling to fill open positions and retain existing employees they have. Differentiation is key in an increasingly competitive landscape, and a flexible and a competitive benefits package is one way employers can stand out. This presentation will explore how companies can create a benefit design that will attract talented employees, minimize employee turnaround, keep a healthy workforce and create a healthy worker environment.

Melissa Wymer
HR & Analytics Consultant

As an ERA HR & Analytics Consultant, Melissa Wymer works with members to address a wide range of HR issues. She supports ERA members by working ERA’s hotline, facilitating monthly roundtables, creating member legal alerts, training, creating state compliance briefings, data analysis, and handling special projects such as HR check-ups, I-9 audits, HR policy, and employee handbook reviews. Melissa has 9+ years of HR experience. Most recently, Melissa has held various HR roles with her last one as an HR Consultant for Equitas Health (leading healthcare provider for LGBTQIA+ organization in Ohio), where she provided HR-related support to over 500 employees, full cycle recruiting, organizational restructuring, internal and external audits, employee relations, payroll, onboarding, leave management, and credentialing. Her areas of expertise include but are not limited to auditing, diversity, and inclusion initiatives, leave management, policy/procedure development, implementation of HR related software, training and training materials, supporting LGBTQ+ in the workplace, as well as general HR issues. Melissa earned her master’s degree in Human Resource Management from Keller Graduate School of Management and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from The Ohio State University. She has her SHRM-CP and earned her Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate through the USF Office of Corporate Training and Professional Education.