Chris Bruce

About the Author

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Chris Bruce is the managing director and co-founder of Thomsons Online Benefits. Chris led the development of Thomsons' first benefits administration technology platform, Darwin, as well as core intellectual property such as Intelligent Reward, a unique benefits strategy development methodology.

Under Chris’ leadership, Thomsons Online Benefits software is connecting employees with their benefits in over 69 countries and 18 languages, and is used by the world’s leading employers, including seven of the top 10 technology companies.

Understanding Your Employees Is the Key to Offering Personalized Benefits Programs

HR professionals today are challenged with developing a long-term reward strategy that suits the individual requirements of each employee. According to my company’s research — 2015 Global Employee Benefits Watch — employees’ expectations of their companies are shifting. When it comes to finance, health and protection, employees expect a level of cover and…

2015 HR Trends: More Tech Adoption and a Greater Focus on Talent

Global economic growth and the resounding need to engage employees in all parts of the globe dominated HR headlines in 2014. But as one year closes and another one moves ahead, it’s time to once again predict what is in store for 2015. Here are three (3) distinct HR trends that we fully…

How Employee Benefits Are Changing Around the World

In the last 12 months I’ve been to 73 cities in 19 countries, working with our global clients about the advantages of using online benefit management and employee engagement software. Along the way, I’ve picked up some interesting facts, figures and anecdotes regarding employee benefits management strategies. These are high-level observations and therefore should…