Client case studies, product enhancements and results of Fall 2001 open enrollment included in live presentation
St. Louis, MO – January 24, 2002 - TALX Corporation (NASDAQ: TALX) , a leading application service provider (ASP) of HR, benefits and payroll employee services, will host an eSeminar on electronic benefits enrollment, Tuesday, February 5, 2002 at 1 p.m. (Central Standard Time). The eSeminar features client case studies by Capital One, Whole Foods Market and HCSC (Blue Shield/Blue Cross of Texas, New Mexico and Illinois) all of whom recently completed fall 2001 open enrollment using an electronic benefits enrollment solution from TALX. To learn more about the eSeminar or participate in the program, go to www.talx.com/eseminar/invitation.htm.
Over the past seven years, TALX has successfully processed benefits enrollment for millions of employees. Currently, TALX offers eChoiceâ, an end-to-end benefits enrollment service, offering both web and interactive voice response (IVR) enrollment options to fit the needs of all clients and their employees. In 2001, eChoice reporting tools revealed that 64% of employees completed their enrollment via the web and 36% completed enrollment via IVR.
Douglas Krey of Capital One commenting on their eChoice enrollment said, “The time required for enrollment was significantly reduced. The Web was easy to navigate and easy to understand. Associates also liked being able to print a confirmation statement, adding an additional level of comfort that they had successfully completed their enrollment.”
“We had an outstanding fall open enrollment and are pleased to offer the benefits community an opportunity to hear first hand how eChoice is making a difference at other organizations,” said Mike Smith, vice president of marketing for TALX. “We continue to learn from our clients that eChoice reduces the impact on internal resources, eliminates errors and completes enrollment file delivery to human resource management systems in a timely and cost-effective manner. It's a progressive solution that meets our clients needs today and is continually being updated to meet their future needs.”
eChoice is an end-to-end, benefits enrollment service that supports open and ongoing enrollments. eChoice encompasses all of the services needed to completely automate the benefits enrollment process. Web and telephone enrollment options are available as well as speech recognition for dependent name entry and updates. Employees review last year's benefits, complete a full enrollment, or update choices made for the coming benefits year. eChoice features extensive data validation to ensure that all eligibility information is accurate.
TALX is a leading application service provider (ASP) of HR, benefits and payroll employee services. TALX services empower employees to complete transactions independently via the Internet, corporate portals, Intranets, and the telephone. Based in St. Louis, MO, TALX Corporation's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol TALX. For more information call 1-800-888-8277 or visit www.talx.com.
Statements in this press release expressing the expectations of management may be forward-looking and involve uncertainties. TALX risk factors are detailed in documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.