SOURCE: Jellyvision


June 11, 2015 09:15 ET

Jellyvision's ALEX® and HR Superstar Tim Sackett to Present Webinar on "Delivering Benefits Bad News"

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2015) - Today Jellyvision announced that ALEX, the virtual benefits counselor, will join with leading HR industry voice Tim Sackett and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for an engaging webinar titled "Delivering Benefits Bad News: Tips for Communicating Changes Your Employees Probably Won't Like."

For benefits professionals, delivering bad news is part of the job whether they like it or not. But how to deliver that news in a way that ensures employee trust and respect? In this insightful webinar, HR communication guru Tim Sackett will offer attendees eight tips for delicately and strategically delivering less-than-happy corporate news in a way that is transparent, considerate and professionally responsible. Learning objectives for the webinar include:

1. Develop a communication strategy around delivering negative internal employee communications
2. Recognize why and how most corporate communications fail
3. Understand the role of executive leadership in delivering great corporate communications
4. Learn how to align benefit communications with corporate outcomes and employees' needs

Webinar: "Delivering Benefits Bad News"

Tim Sackett, SHRM-SCP, SPHR is the president of HRU Technical Resources, a leading IT and engineering staffing firm headquartered in Lansing, Michigan. Mr. Sackett has 20 years of combined executive HR and talent acquisition experience, working for Fortune 500 companies in health care, retail, dining and technology. A highly sought after national speaker on leadership, talent acquisition, and HR execution, he also is a prolific writer in the HR and talent space, writing for Fistful of Talent and his own blog, The Tim Sackett Project. In 2014 he was named one of the Top 10 Human Resource Influencers on Twitter, which gives him great street cred with his teenage sons.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Noon - 1:00 p.m. ET (9:00 - 10:00 a.m. PT)

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Click here to sign up for this webinar

Viewing this webcast in its entirety qualifies for a recertification credit hour that may be counted toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification from SHRM, and PHR/SPHR/GPHR recertification from the HR Certification Institute.

About ALEX
ALEX -- the best SaaS benefits communication tool in the universe -- saves HR leaders time and money by guiding employees through difficult health insurance, retirement savings and wellness decisions. Hundreds of companies, including 51 of the Fortune 500® and more than a quarter of Barron's list of the "World's Most Respected Companies based in the US," trust ALEX to transform confusing jargon, legalese and gobbledygook into useful information and helpful advice for more than 3 million grateful end-user employees. To learn more about ALEX, please visit

About Jellyvision
Jellyvision helps companies explain their important (but maybe kind of complex) messages in a delightful way. We create virtual salespeople, brokers, guidance counselors, HR reps and teachers who have fun, personalized conversations with your customers and employees and help them understand confusing or snooze-inducing topics. For more information and examples of our work, visit

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Mark Van Hook
    Capstrat for Jellyvision
    P: 919.745.3689
    E: Email Contact