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We have seen through our claims data that Mental ill-health is becoming more prevalent across our community. Despite the services available we are seeing a rise in incidence and increased duration.   READ MORE
Wellness for Life

Wellness for Life

At MetLife we celebrate Wellness for Life week. Nicola Keenan our Health & Wellbeing Champion explains how our Health and Wellbeing committee helps us to celebrate. READ MORE
Wellness Year Round

Wellness Year Round

Do you have trouble staying well when the seasons change? Follow these tips to stay healthy. READ MORE
Tips to communicate PYS legislation successfully

Tips to communicate PYS legislation successfully  

With the Protecting Your Super legislation 1 July deadline fast approaching, the time has come for superannuation trustees and life insurers to come together to implement the changes successfully. READ MORE
Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health in the Workplace

Melissa Colonna our Health & Recovery Manager discusses our Mental Health in the Workplace event and who to seek out to help build an employee mental health strategy. READ MORE
High stress after the Banking Royal Commission

High stress after the Banking Royal Commission  

Margo Lydon the Chief Executive Officer of SuperFriend shares some of the insights from their Financial and Insurance Services Profile Report. READ MORE
Shaving the world from blood cancer

Shaving the world from blood cancer  

Meet the MetLife staff who bravely shaved their hair for a good cause.   READ MORE
Digital detox

Digital Detox: How to disconnect from your tech

In today’s digital age, we are constantly surrounded by technology. Beyond staring at computer screens throughout our work day, exposure to social media and email communication has become increasingly mobile through our smartphones, tablets and even watches. READ MORE
International Women's Day

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world. READ MORE
Design for Innovation

Why MetLife Australia is encouraging women to Lean In

Lean In Circles are small peer groups of women that meet once a month to learn and grow together. They provide women with a safe space in which they can share the challenges that are unique to them in the workplace, while simultaneously offering leadership skill building.   READ MORE
An agile approach

An agile approach

MetLife’s agile approach is seeing products rapidly evolve in line with client and adviser needs. Janhvi Chadha, Product Manager for MetLife Australia’s Differentiate Program, explains how the new approach works and why it has been implemented.   READ MORE
MetLife Protect Helping Advisers and their Clients

MetLife Protect helping Advisers and their Clients 

Rachel Towell, MetLife Australia’s State Manager for NSW/ACT, explains how MetLife Protect allows advisers to match their clients’ needs and values more closely to their life insurance.  READ MORE
GLAM network: supporting employees to bring their whole selves to work

GLAM network: supporting employees to bring their whole selves to work

This year GLAM – Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Associates and Allies at MetLife is supporting the company’s LGBTQI+ community through a series of events.   READ MORE
Life Insurance brick by brick

Life Insurance brick by brick

We recognise that everyone is unique, so their insurance needs to be too. Meet the new modular cover you can tailor to match what truly matters for each and every client. It’s been designed for the way people in Australia live today.  READ MORE
Modular Insurance up close

Modular Insurance up close

Stuart White, State Manager, Queensland, walks us through the three target customer segments for MetLife Protect and uses case studies to show how the modular product and optional Extras cover work in practice. READ MORE
Design for Innovation

Design for Innovation.

How can design help the world’s largest companies innovate? Frances McClelland, our Customer Experience Designer recently shared the progress we’re making, using design methods to better understand our customer journey to define a customer-centric future experience through collaboration with our business partners and their customers. READ MORE
Industry dilemma: Enter the millennials

Industry dilemma: Enter the millennials

Millennials are coming of age – and gaining age-old responsibilities. How can the insurance sector engage these digital natives in protecting their futures? READ MORE
Why modular MetLife Protect is different

Why modular MetLife Protect is different

We speak to Casey Sugden, State Manager of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia, to find out what advisers need to know about MetLife Protect’s modular product design and how to work closely with clients to best meet their needs. READ MORE
Self-Care Tips for Better Work/Life Balance

Self-Care Tips for Better Work/Life Balance

As your work and home life blend together more and more, here are some simple ways to keep stress levels low and productivity high.   READ MORE
How MetLife is minimising the super gender gap

How MetLife is minimising the super gender gap

At MetLife, we’re committed to providing our employees with a great place to work and part of that is helping minimise the super gender gap. READ MORE
Data Privacy at MetLife Australia

Data Privacy at MetLife Australia.

January 28 is Data Privacy Day, an international effort to empower individuals and businesses to respect privacy, safeguard data and enable trust.  READ MORE
Trust or bust: 5 ways to create client connection

Trust or bust: 5 ways to create client connection

The best financial advice is founded not on money, but trust. Here we look at how advisers can develop and maintain fruitful client relationships. READ MORE
Trust in the Life Insurance Industry

Trust in the Life Insurance Industry

James Carey, Head of Group Pricing looks at how insurers and trustees can collaborate in relation to the changing regulatory environment and looks at the important issue of trust in the industry.  READ MORE
Challenges and lessons of Kokoda

Challenges and lessons of Kokoda

Chesne Stafford shares her experiences and the lessons she learned from walking the Kokoda Trail. READ MORE
6 Ways to make your New Year's resolutions stick this year

6 Ways to make your New Year's resolutions stick this year

This year, ask yourself an important question — how can I create meaningful New Year’s Resolutions that I’ll actually stick with? These 6 tips will help you make realistic and achievable resolutions for the year ahead. READ MORE
Sleep tips

Sleep tips to improve your week

Could your sleep habits be affecting your performance at work? A good night’s sleep may seem like a lower priority than catching up on emails (or binge-watching the latest Netflix show), but it’s essential for focus and critical thinking. READ MORE
The changing workplace

Changing Workplace

The world of work will change dramatically over the next 10-15 years as companies seek to deploy ever smarter machines. The rise of technology such as artificial intelligence (AI) will revolutionise almost every aspect of our lives, especially work.  READ MORE
Be inspired - travel ideas for 2019

Be inspired - travel ideas for 2019

With a new year on the horizon, it’s important to keep in mind that we all need to recharge our batteries at some stage – and there’s no better way to do so than by taking a holiday. READ MORE
Data Governance

Data Governance

Like most companies, the Data Governance team at MetLife Australia manages the availability, useability, and integrity of data. READ MORE
Eating and activity to help strengthen your GI tract

Eating and activity to help strengthen your GI tract

Your gut is amazingly responsive to both good and bad influences. Fortunately, many good influences can help you strengthen your gut. READ MORE
10 things to do with your Children that don't cost a fortune

Budgeting for Baby - 5 top tips

Start parenthood on the right foot, by getting your money sorted before baby arrives. READ MORE
Why modular MetLife Protect makes sense

Why modular MetLife Protect makes sense

MetLife recognises that everyone is unique, so their insurance needs to be too. Meet the new modular cover you can tailor to match what truly matters for your client. READ MORE
Survey says: 7 lessons for financial advisers

Survey says: 7 lessons for financial advisers

Nothing succeeds like heeding client feedback. Our major survey of the financial advice sector reveals just what clients are looking for. READ MORE
What do your kids need to be future proof?

What do your kids need to be future proof?

All parents want their kids to be successful, but what do kids really need to be future proof? Find out how to ease your kids’ path into their successful future. READ MORE
Cyber Bullying and How to Keep Your Children Safe Online

Cyber bullying and how to keep your children safe online

Although the Internet is very useful, it can easily become a cyber bullying trap for your children. Find out how to keep your children safe online. READ MORE
MetLife has partnered with ACORD

MetLife Continues to Innovate Within the Insurance Market.  

MetLife has partnered with ACORD to develop Australia’s first Life Insurance claims lodgement API.  This technology allows greater flexibility to improve technology implementation timelines and the overall member experience. READ MORE
How Much Life Insurance Do you Need?

How Much Life Insurance Do you Need?

We never know what’s around the next corner. But with life insurance, you can help make sure that whatever happens, your loved ones are financially protected. READ MORE
NetLife

NetLife

We know that a successful team is made up of happy people. So we create an environment to support the physical, social and emotional wellbeing of our employees. READ MORE
When should you check your Life Insurance cover?

When Should I Check My Life Insurance Cover?

If you purchased your life insurance policy some time ago or have cover inside your super, it’s likely you haven’t thought about it much since then. Maybe your life has changed in significant ways and you’re wondering whether it’s time to adjust your coverage. Here’s when it may be time to check your level of cover. READ MORE
Global Impact

Global Impact 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report

MetLife has helped generations of people around the world protect their finances, property, family and future. In the process, we have shown our commitment to safeguarding families, serving communities and strengthening society as a whole.  READ MORE
Inclusion Week

Culture Cafe

This week at MetLife globally is Inclusion Week. This is an opportunity for all of us to unite in creating an environment where everyone is valued for their unique qualities and differences and feels a sense of belonging. READ MORE
Can inclusion in the workplace reduce stress?

Can inclusion in the workplace reduce stress?

Kath Jordan our Senior Technical Training Consultant and member of the MetLife Social club shares her tips on how to achieve work/life balance and how inclusion plays a part READ MORE
Two Good

Two Good

MetLife has been proudly supporting Two Good for two years, the concept is very simple “You eat one, we treat one”. So, for every lunch that you buy from them, they donate a lunch to a domestic violence refuge or crisis centre. Two Good is elegant in its simplicity and its message. READ MORE
Productivity Commission Report update

Productivity Commission Report update

We provide you with a client update on the Productivity Commission’s report on the Australian superannuation system. READ MORE
What the 2018-19 Federal Budget means for your fund and members

What the 2018-19 Federal Budget means for your fund and members

The Federal Government announced various superannuation policy changes in this year’s Federal Budget. READ MORE
Employee Engagement

5 Reasons Why Table Tennis is Great for Employee Engagement

At MetLife we believe corporate culture drives strategy which is why we have dedicated committees aimed at supporting employees physically, socially and emotionally in order to create a great place to work.   READ MORE
The cost of workplace stress

The cost of workplace stress

Stress at work is more than just a fact of life, it’s increasingly becoming an economic issue  READ MORE
Identity Thieves Target Oversharing Online

TMI Identity Thieves Target Oversharing Online

Know the risks of oversharing online and help protect your family from identify theft.     READ MORE
10 tips to get started with Life Insurance

What is underwriting anyway?

Underwriting simply means assessing risk. Find out more about what life insurance underwriters look for – and how this can affect your life insurance application and premiums.  READ MORE
How to teach your kids about saving money

How to teach your kids about saving money

From virtual currencies to mobile payment apps, there are more ways than ever to pay for goods and services. The financial planning lessons you need to teach your kids are probably more complex than the ones your parents taught you. Here are several tips for raising financially-savvy kids in the age of electronic transactions. READ MORE
What's the least you can do when you're having trouble saving Money

What's the least you can do when you're having trouble saving Money 

Are you having trouble saving money? Maybe you’re struggling to pay off HELP and Student loans, credit card debt or you’re just overspending each month. Whatever the case, these tips can help you save money, even when it’s the last thing you think you can do. READ MORE
Active Listening at Work

Listen Up: The Skill You Need to Get Ahead at Work

Boosting your active listening skills at work can help you be more present in the conversations you’re having, prevent incidents of conflict, deepen your relationships with colleagues and ultimately improve your job performance. READ MORE
10 tips to get started with Life Insurance

10 tips to get started with Life Insurance

Many people know they need life insurance, but they don’t take the next step because they’re not sure where to start. Here’s what you need to know. READ MORE
Break these bad habits at work

Break these bad habits at work

Are your bad work habits sabotaging your career? Here’s what you can fix today to set yourself up for success at work. READ MORE
How to have fewer, better meetings

How to have fewer, better meetings

Meeting overload can leave you feeling undervalued, uninspired and disconnected from your work. READ MORE
10 things to do with your Children that don't cost a fortune

10 things to do with your Children that don't cost a fortune

Entertaining your children on weekends and holidays can be expensive - but it doesn't need to be. Here are 10 things you can do with your family that don't cost a fortune. READ MORE
How to talk to your kids about their future careers

How to talk to your kids about their future careers

Choosing a career path is a tricky process, and your children will benefit from having you as a source of advice and sounding board READ MORE
Benefits of Positive Psychology

Benefits of Positive Psychology

The science of positive psychology contributes new insights and proven strategies to increase wellbeing in individuals, workplaces and communities. READ MORE
Why volunteering is good for you, and others

Why volunteering is good for you, and others 

From improving your overall health and wellbeing to helping you make friends and learn new skills, there are lots of reasons why volunteering is good for you, your workplace and your community.  READ MORE
5 simple ways you can eat healthier

5 simple ways you can eat healthier 

The value of eating right is more than just a number on the scale. We asked two nutritionists for some practical ways to eat better - here are their top 5 strategies.  READ MORE
Out with the old? Tips for spring cleaning your paperwork

Out with the old? Tips for spring cleaning your paperwork 

Can’t find your desk for the paperwork? It may be time for a spring clean – but what should you keep, and what should you ditch?  READ MORE
Set your kids up for the future with these long-term investments

Set your kids up for the future with these long-term investments

There are many financial options available for your children’s future – we look at which ones will suit your situation best.  READ MORE
Five tips for succeeding in your career

Five tips for succeeding in your career 

Senior MetLife female executives share their experiences and top five tips for succeeding in your career  READ MORE
What happens when you don’t have a will

What happens when you don’t have a will 

A will is a roadmap for what you want done with your assets, and there’s no better time to have one drawn up.  READ MORE
Income protection: is it really worth it?

Income protection: is it really worth it? 

It’s not something we like to think about, but if something happened and you weren’t able to work, what would happen to your household finances? READ MORE
Sleep tips to improve your work week

Sleep tips to improve your work week 

Five simple tips to improve your sleep habits   READ MORE
Holistic approach to support helps recovery

Holistic approach to support helps recovery

MetLife is dedicated to navigating life’s twists and turns with our customers, not only during the good times, but also when life is at its most challenging.  READ MORE
Workplace wellbeing a key ingredient of employee benefit packages

Workplace wellbeing a key ingredient of employee benefit packages

Employers are recognising that the right wellbeing initiatives can boost employee satisfaction and productivity. READ MORE
MetLife launches virtual reality in India

MetLife launches virtual reality in India 

Ground breaking technology is set to revolutionise the concept of customer service through a differentiated, immersive and personalised experience.  READ MORE
Life Insurance in superannuation working group

Life Insurance in superannuation working group 

The Life Insurance in Superannuation Working Group released the first of three discussion papers about key elements of its work program to improve superannuation for Australians. READ MORE
Employees are more concerned about Mental Health than Employers think

Employees are more concerned about Mental Health than Employers think

Our Employee Benefit Trends Study explores the attitudes of 300 Australian company managers and over 500 Australian full-time employees  READ MORE
What could possibly go wrong?

What could possibly go wrong?  

Despite the clear value life insurance can provide for small business owners, a recent survey we conducted had discovered that 47% don’t have any life cover at all.   READ MORE
How to help your employees thrive

How to help your employees thrive

Recent statistics highlight that Australian employees are not necessarily thriving. In the financial services industry, one in three suffer from mental health issues.  READ MORE
A faster road to recovery after injury

A faster road to recovery after injury

Returning to work is an integral part of the recovery process, with a range of proven benefits on an individual’s physical and mental health. READ MORE
The evolution of Total and Permanent Disability (TPD)

The evolution of Total and Permanent Disability (TPD)

A look back at the origins of TPD and where it’s heading in the future in Australia READ MORE
Life hacks for stress management

Life hacks for stress management

Being mentally and physically fit is very important; it allows you to be more resilient and can prevent the onset of potential health issues.  READ MORE
Mind the gap: Women finish last in the super stakes

Mind the gap: Women finish last in the super stakes 

Recent research has shown that woman retire with far less superannuation than men ― so why the gap, and what can we do about it?  READ MORE
Opting out of Super

Opting out of Superannuation

Super has been a hot topic of discussion since media reports emerged that the government was considering a change to compulsory contributions. So what would the ability to opt out of super mean for low income earners?  READ MORE
5 Trends Shaping Australian Insurance

5 Trends Shaping Australian Insurance

Legislative reform, consumer trends and tech advances look set to change the insurance landscape in the year ahead. READ MORE
Innovation in the Life Insurance Industry

Innovation in the Life Insurance Industry

The insurance industry must transform its thinking to be more innovative. READ MORE

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