Turnover Costs vs. Investment in Innovative Health Benefits

Almost 60% of companies saw retention as a top priority last year. Why? Because the turnover epidemic is real. With the unemployment rate at a 19-year low, job opportunities are up considerably, which means more places for employees to turn if they aren’t happy with their current company. This is leading to huge turnover [...]

Turnover Costs vs. Investment in Innovative Health Benefits2019-02-14T19:13:35+00:00

Competing for Talent? Win with Benefits

Once, employers could take an ‘everyone is replaceable’ approach to turnover, hiring and its costs. With unemployment at lows not seen in two decades,1 that no longer works. Employers face fierce competition for talent, and the costs associated with turnover can seriously affect the company bottom line. An uphill climb in a competitive talent [...]

Competing for Talent? Win with Benefits2019-02-14T19:14:35+00:00

Discovering The New Benefits Broker

Whether we like to admit it or not, the employee benefits landscape is changing, fast. The unemployment rate fell to 3.7% in September, the lowest level since December 1969.1 Add this to the ever-shrinking talent pool, and you get employees feeling confident enough to find opportunities elsewhere. These shifting conditions can feel shaky at [...]

Discovering The New Benefits Broker2019-01-23T17:19:53+00:00

5 Top Questions Prospective Clients May Ask

Here at ArmadaCare, we understand the savvy health benefits broker is constantly looking for ways to interact with prospective clients as efficiently and effectively as possible. Understanding their most asked questions can help you be best prepared in that endeavor. With that in mind, what prospective client questions do you need to look out [...]

5 Top Questions Prospective Clients May Ask2019-01-16T17:12:22+00:00

Solving the HR Conundrum: Strong Labor Market – High Turnover

So you’ve found yourself stuck in that same dreaded loop many businesses are in today: The HR Conundrum! (dramatic music plays) Like many, you’ve probably figured out that finding a solution to such a problem isn’t so easy as realizing it exists. After all, the national unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent, its lowest level since 1969, and [...]

Solving the HR Conundrum: Strong Labor Market – High Turnover2019-01-16T18:58:10+00:00

Workplace Benefits Favored 4 to 1 Over Extra Salary: AICPA Survey

Here’s more evidence that supports how important benefits are to employees. Survey results released this week from AICPA* indicate that employees favor workplace benefits four to one (80 percent) over an identical job with 30 percent more salary but no benefits. This is quite a staggering statistic, but not entirely unpredictable. After all, most [...]

Workplace Benefits Favored 4 to 1 Over Extra Salary: AICPA Survey2018-12-06T18:58:22+00:00

Plan Changes, Your Very Own Shock-Absorber This Enrollment Season

Primary plan changes are inevitable, especially during this time of year. Changes can often have unintended consequences. But what if you had a way to mitigate those changes and lessen the impact? That’s where ArmadaCare’s suite of supplemental insured products comes in. As we’ve discussed before, ArmadaCare’s insured plans qualify as excepted benefits, they [...]

Plan Changes, Your Very Own Shock-Absorber This Enrollment Season2018-11-28T16:52:41+00:00

Resolving 3 Pain-Points When Recruiting and Retaining Key Talent Using Insurance

In a labor market that seems to tighten its grip with each passing year, recruiting and retaining key talent becomes increasingly difficult to achieve. Like almost all companies, time, money and resources, in turn, must follow suite to counter this trend. So what’s the best way to solve these problems? We’ve identified three challenges and [...]

Resolving 3 Pain-Points When Recruiting and Retaining Key Talent Using Insurance2018-11-15T17:11:59+00:00

Presenteeism and the Productivity Impact

You’ve heard of absenteeism: when employees regularly don’t show up to work. The business implications of absenteeism are typically easy to see. An employee is missing, so their work isn’t getting done. Ultimately the company’s bottom line is negatively affected. But have you properly weighed the impact of presenteeism on your work environment and [...]

Presenteeism and the Productivity Impact2018-11-06T20:59:59+00:00

Are You Willing to Pay the Price of Employee Turnover?

We’re in the middle of a talent drought and a job opportunity downpour. The unemployment rate is at an impressive 18-year low, and as a result, unhappy employees feel confident seeking other opportunities, thus creating a serious turnover issue. While retention is a top priority for both employers and HR leaders, it can seem [...]

Are You Willing to Pay the Price of Employee Turnover?2018-10-31T13:30:19+00:00