Safeguarding HSA Funds: How and Why

The last decade has seen tremendous growth in the Health Savings Account (HSA) market. The increasing cost of healthcare has prompted many organizations to move to high-deductible health plans. So now HSAs have become even more prevalent. In fact, there are now over 25 million HSAs in the United States, up nearly 15 percent [...]

Safeguarding HSA Funds: How and Why2020-09-10T14:23:40+00:00

Addressing Workplace Burnout with Benefits

Workplace burnout is a serious problem for employees and employers. It was a serious issue before the coronavirus pandemic, as “always-on” workplace cultures and pressures placed growing stress on employees. In fact, recent surveys by Gallup[1] and CareerBuilder[2] revealed that up to two-thirds of employees reported suffering from workplace burnout and that nearly one-third [...]

Addressing Workplace Burnout with Benefits2020-09-10T14:22:45+00:00

Focus on Well-Being to Reduce Employee Turnover & More

In 2019, over 80% of employers planned to increase wellness and well-being budgets – double the amount from a decade ago.1 But how does this relate to reducing employee turnover? There’s no two ways about it: employee well-being affects any company’s bottom line. A company’s success depends on employing a workforce that operates efficiently [...]

Focus on Well-Being to Reduce Employee Turnover & More2020-09-10T14:17:50+00:00

Your Most Important Benefit Planning Tool: Flexibility

Pandemic, shutdowns, global economic crisis and more: These times have no modern precedent and are full of uncertainty. As businesses emerge from closures and cutbacks, it will be to a new normal. Work must continue, and that includes benefit planning. As a broker, what’s your most important tool? Flexibility. This is because much about [...]

Your Most Important Benefit Planning Tool: Flexibility2020-09-10T14:24:40+00:00

Employee Well-Being Amid Stress of the COVID-19 Crisis

The stress and strain of the COVID-19 pandemic are real—and employers and employees nationwide are struggling. Sweeping shelter-in-place and lockdown orders have created new work-life balance difficulties, among other problems. Professional and personal upheaval is causing fear, panic and isolation. And these pressures are affecting employee well-being at all levels, from entry level to [...]

Employee Well-Being Amid Stress of the COVID-19 Crisis2020-09-10T14:25:43+00:00

A New Strategy to Manage Healthcare Talent

Healthcare is predicted to be the largest growth driving industry in the U.S. economy through 2024.1 At the same time, the hyper-competitive healthcare labor market is facing unprecedented shortages both today and in the foreseeable future. The challenge of finding and keeping talent is compounded by an aging population, seasoned physicians entering into retirement and [...]

A New Strategy to Manage Healthcare Talent2020-04-09T13:58:12+00:00

Executive Physicals & Prevention: Cost Management Tools

The work/health dilemma How can executive physicals benefit you? Every organization strives to build a workforce that is passionate about what they do. But what is the cost of this passion when it leads to chronic overtime work? Studies show that working more than a regular 40-hour work week can put us at risk [...]

Executive Physicals & Prevention: Cost Management Tools2020-03-03T20:24:41+00:00

What is Employee Engagement and How Do We Get it?

The term employee engagement is often thrown around in the context of benefits... and productivity… and overall business success. It’s identified as something every employer wants to obtain within their workforce, and rightfully so. But, do we even know what employee engagement really looks like? Further, do we know how to create it? The [...]

What is Employee Engagement and How Do We Get it?2019-11-01T18:12:28+00:00

Employee Burnout: The Who, What, When, Why, and How

Feel like on-the-job expectations are constantly growing, but struggling to stay motivated? You, along with an overwhelming majority of the American working population, may be experiencing symptoms of burnout. Employers are beginning to realize just how vast the implications for employee burnout are on their businesses. According to a study conducted by Gallup, “Burned-out [...]

Employee Burnout: The Who, What, When, Why, and How2019-10-24T18:49:21+00:00

Prioritizing Health in the Workplace: A Culture of Health

The advantage of an investment in employee health and wellness programs can get lost if employees don’t understand their benefits and the advantages for them personally. While most organizations have the best interest of their employees at heart, many struggle when it comes to communicating effectively and encouraging staff to prioritize their health. Enter [...]

Prioritizing Health in the Workplace: A Culture of Health2019-10-03T20:13:05+00:00