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The caring workforce

The caring workforce.

Recently we sat down with some of the MetLife family to find out some of the ways we have demonstrated our caring values.   READ MORE
The evolving workforce

The evolving workforce  

We share key insights from our US 2019 Employee Benefits Trends Study on how organisations can thrive in today’s evolving workforce.  READ MORE
Authentic leadership

Authentic leadership

What is authentic leadership? Chesne Stafford shares her thoughts following the Women in Insurance Leadership Summit. READ MORE
Bringing innovation to life

Bringing innovation to life

While we are implementing digital solutions, we constantly think about how we are providing a caring experience and it’s a challenge that we try and work through. READ MORE
NOURISH

NOURISH

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
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
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
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
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
Data Governance

Data Governance

Like most companies, the Data Governance team at MetLife Australia manages the availability, useability, and integrity of data. 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
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
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
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
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
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