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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

How to Prepare for Retirement from an Early Age

By | 2018-06-15T19:23:53+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Employee Benefits, Employee Wellness|

If you’re in your mid-thirties, just trying to climb the career ladder, find your path in life and deal with toddlers at home, chances are you’re not thinking about retirement. But maybe you should be. The truth is, early retirement isn’t just for heirs or inventors who create a sponge in a smiley face [...]

Maternity Leave Explained

By | 2018-06-15T19:14:09+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Employee Benefits|

Having a new baby is such an exciting time in any family. But it can be stressful to juggle the necessity of motherhood, insurance, maternity leave, and still getting your responsibilities done at work. Federal mandates give new mothers (and sometimes fathers) adequate time to recover from childbirth and bond with their new baby [...]

The Best Low Cost Benefit to Offer Employees

By | 2018-05-04T16:02:52+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Employee Benefits, HR Tips|

Wouldn’t it be great if you had something to offer your employees that increased retention, decreased turnover, benefited their lives, promoted the company goals and didn’t cost a lot? We’ve got some great news for you. An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is one of the best low-cost options to offer your employees that won’t [...]

What is the Deal with TeleMed?

By | 2018-05-18T17:35:06+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Employee Benefits, Health Insurance, Insurance|

You carry a telephone with a camera, calculator, encyclopedia, personal trainer, calendar, your entire family tree, and a lifetime of photo albums in your pocket. Why not have a doctor in there too? TeleMed does exactly that. Many experts claim this is the future of medicine. A recent survey found that 90% of healthcare executives [...]

Benefits That Will Excite Your Employees

By | 2018-05-18T15:53:24+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Employee Benefits, HR Tips|

Direct deposit every two weeks is no longer enough. Employees today want more. They want to feel valued, taken care of, and a part of something better. A good salary is nice, but millennial employees today are looking for company perks that money can’t buy. They are looking for an employer that gives them benefits [...]

Can you Get Health Insurance with a Pre-Existing Condition?

By | 2018-06-15T19:50:53+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Employee Benefits, Health Insurance, Insurance|

More than 130 million Americans have some type of pre-existing condition. That is nearly 1 in 4 Americans. This can be anything from asthma to high blood pressure, diabetes, epilepsy, heart disease, or even pregnancy. Chances are, someone you know has a medical condition that requires some type of ongoing treatment, prescriptions, or frequent [...]