Tess Taylor

Corporate Wellness
••• Corporate Wellness 30 Days to Health and Wellness Fair. Tess C. Taylor

Welcome to the Employee Benefits channel, your source of current information and news about benefits in the workplace and health care reform. Tess C. Taylor, CPC, PHR, SHRM-CP a certified Human Resource, Wellness Content Manager and Career Coach, is your Expert who will guide you through this exciting area of business.

The business landscape of employee benefits administration has changed dramatically in the last decade, with an increased focus on supporting health and wellness for employees and their dependents. Human Resource and Benefit Administrative professionals are tasked with securing affordable options in health and lifestyle wellness insurance to support this effort. Likewise, employees are empowered to take steps to improve their lifestyles through employee benefit and wellness programs that support weight loss, smoking cessation, and stress reduction programs.

Check back often at the Employee Benefits channel for important news and updates that can have an impact in the workplace. You are welcome to share them with your networks and link to them in your blog posts and online content.


Tess C. Taylor, CPC, PHR, SHRM-CP, Founder of HRKnows is a certified Human Resource Professional, Web Content Manager and Career Coach with 20 years of experience, many of which occurred while working in the corporate sector as an HR Manager. She is a former Course Developer and Content Manager for a well-known benefits administration SaaS company, where she developed and wrote a 900-page HR content library, created 4 professional development courses in 8 months, and supported the integration of the Mayo Clinic wellness library and employee self-managed wellness portal while launching a corporate wellness fair for fellow employees.

As the founder of the popular blog The HR Writer, Tess regularly shares updates about important human resource and employee benefits topics. Tess is considered by many to be a trusted subject matter expert and is a regular contributor to HR and wellness publications, including Career Addict, Dale Carnegie Institute, PayScale Compensation Today, HR Magazine, Social-Hire, The Knot Careers, The US Chamber of Commerce and US News Careers.

Passionate about educating others about Employee Benefits, HR and Wellness topics worldwide, Tess is pleased to be able to share her insight at About.com’s Employee Benefits channel so that others may make more informed decisions.


Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management  -  Walden University

Certified Human Resource Professional (PHR)- Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI)

Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) - Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 

Certified SEO Web Content Manager - Success Works

Certified Career Coach – World Coaching Institute (WCI)

Certified Extreme Business Coach – The American Union of NLP

Professional Member of The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Professional Member of American Writers and Artists Inc. (AWAI)

Tess Taylor

Communicating employee benefits is often a matter of demonstrating to employees how much they matter in the grand scheme of business. It always makes good business sense to educate and inspire employees to lead healthy lifestyles so that they can be more productive and innovative at work.

- Tess C. Taylor