Utah Holiday Bucket List

By | 2018-10-09T22:23:57+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Employee Wellness|

Whether you're new to the area or been here for generations, Utah is a great place to spend the holidays. There are so many activities and holiday events in Utah happening all around the state, it’s not hard to find something the entire family can enjoy. We know your calendar fills up quickly, so [...]

4 Benefits of EAPs

By | 2018-09-18T22:35:39+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Employee Benefits, HR Tips|

In 1992 Robert Mack lost his job at General Dynamic. Afterwards, he walked back into the room, pulled out a gun and shot both the labor relations representative and his supervisor. Both men died and Robert Mack is now in prison for double murder. Robert was a 25-year employee of General Dynamic. He suffered from [...]

Skip the Sugar: Healthy Fall Treats You Will Love

By | 2018-09-18T22:16:43+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Employee Wellness|

We all love a huge gooey candy-covered caramel apple, but sugar in the fall is just merely the pathway to diet disasters over the holidays and inevitable regret in January. Candy corn and pecan pie soon turn into sugarplums and Christmas cookies at every turn and eventually your summer diet is long forgotten and [...]

Best Fall Activities in Utah

By | 2018-09-18T22:58:14+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Employee Wellness|

You know it’s fall when there’s a chill in the air, Mother Nature paints the trees and there’s a pumpkin patch on every corner. Fall is one of the best times of the year, especially in Utah. The dog days of sweltering summer are over, but you’re not ready to be cooped up for [...]

7 Ways to Improve Communication in the Workplace

By | 2018-09-26T21:58:59+00:00 September 26th, 2018|HR Tips, Small Business Tips|

Do you enjoy going to work? Are you able to handle your current workload? Do you feel valued and appreciated in your position? If the answer to any of these questions is no, you might want to analyze and improve communication. Communication is one of the most important issues in the workplace. It is [...]

How to Reduce Your Healthcare Spending

By | 2018-08-23T16:22:15+00:00 September 19th, 2018|Health Insurance, HR Tips, Insurance|

In a world of sky-high healthcare prices and competitive markets, trying to minimize your healthcare spending while still providing valuable employee benefits seems impossible. The high cost of employer-sponsored healthcare can cripple small businesses almost immediately. Employees want the best benefits and employers want the lowest costs, creating an endless tug-of-war where nobody wins. [...]

How to Successfully Navigate ‘Open Enrollment’

By | 2018-08-01T16:05:16+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Employee Benefits, Health Insurance, HR Tips, Insurance|

Open Enrollment is the Black Friday of the insurance world. It can be overwhelming chaos, crazy work hours, hectic paperwork, and the phone ringing off the hook for weeks. According to new CareerBuilder research, 12 percent of employees are not aware of all of the benefits their company has to offer, 23 percent say [...]

Why You Should Offer Employees Paid Time Off

By | 2018-08-01T16:01:16+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Employee Benefits, Employee Wellness, HR Tips|

No laws require businesses to give their employees paid vacation days. So why is PTO so important? Turns out, giving your employee paid time off can actually benefit you, as the employer. Paid vacation and sick days help your employees maintain their own physical and mental health. Whether they are in bed with pneumonia [...]

Staying Healthy on Vacation

By | 2018-07-31T22:58:37+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Employee Wellness|

Summer is the time of long days, warm nights, and completely sabotaging whatever healthy eating dreams you had in January. June, July, and August are the biggest travel months of the year for Americans, but planning a healthy vacation seems impossible. Staying healthy while traveling is often sabotaged by an endless supply of cold [...]

Do you Need to Offer Insurance to Seasonal Workers?

By | 2018-06-27T22:19:26+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Employee Benefits, Health Insurance, HR Tips, Insurance|

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) changed the insurance game for employers. Today, all large employers (those with 50 or more full-time employees) are required to offer health insurance. This sounds simple enough, but what about temporary, seasonal, or part-time employees. Are you required to offer insurance to seasonal workers? For example, what if you run [...]