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 [...]

Pros and Cons of Working from Home

By | 2018-09-26T21:56:47+00:00 October 9th, 2018|HCM|

Never before has it been so easy to participate in a conference call from your backyard or generate company reports in your pajamas. Some even run an entire company from their kitchen table. Working from home is growing in popularity and it’s easy to see why. As long as you have an internet connection [...]

Can I Enroll in Insurance Whenever I Want?

By | 2018-08-01T16:02:54+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Health Insurance, Insurance|

If you’ve tried to enroll in insurance and been told to wait, you’re not alone. Chances are that if you walk into a car dealership to buy a car, the dealership isn’t going to turn you away until November, but buying health insurance is a little bit different. Insurance companies typically only sell health [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Difference between an FSA and HSA

By | 2018-06-15T20:01:36+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Employee Benefits, Health Insurance, HR Tips, Insurance|

Flexible Spending Accounts, (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA) are both tax-advantaged accounts that allow you the opportunity to save money for future medical expenses. However, they have several key differences, restrictions, and benefits. This easy-to-understand guide explains the two accounts side by side so you can decide which one is best for you. [...]

4 Best Ways to Increase Employee Retention

By | 2018-07-31T22:50:57+00:00 September 27th, 2017|HR Tips, Small Business Tips|

Employee turnover is hard on any company. It hurts growth, breeds a negative morale, and is expensive to be consistently finding and training new hires. Employee retention should be a top priority in today’s competitive business world. Top talent is in high demand, if you don’t make your employees satisfied, another company will steal [...]