No more playing games

September 2010
Employee Benefit News;Sep2010, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p10
The article offers information on the renovation of benefits communication strategy of GameStop Corp. To make communication effective with employees, the company evolved several systems including e-mail, telephone messages, and online videos. Technologies added by company's enrollment provider Univers Workplace Solutions involve a call center for retail employees, paperless enrollment of employees, and automated follow-up and phone message reminders to the employees.


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