Out of Balance – Rising Medical Out-of-Pocket and Premium Expenses Outpacing Wage Increases

In a thriving economy, many businesses are better able to afford pay raises for employees. In turn, rising wages should allow our population to spend more, creating a ripple effect and further boosting the economy. Growing Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenses For some, however, these new earnings will go directly toward health care expenses. Why? Because even [...]

Out of Balance – Rising Medical Out-of-Pocket and Premium Expenses Outpacing Wage Increases2019-07-01T13:33:06+00:00

Whistle While You Work – The Relationship Between Employee Happiness and Productivity

Even in today’s booming economy and thriving job market, many employees still experience stressors that can impact productivity at work. And while this stress may not originate from the workplace itself, stress experienced within an employee’s personal life can directly impact their performance, focus, and sense of self-worth at work. According to a recent MetLife [...]

Whistle While You Work – The Relationship Between Employee Happiness and Productivity2019-07-10T14:18:21+00:00

The Blurring of Boundaries Between Work and Life

Technology improvements have completely altered the way that our workforce operates by making our work accessible from anywhere, any time. With this change sometimes comes increased expectations from employers, who hope to see their employees responsible for work matters 24/7. Risk of Burnout Rising expectations are often partnered with mounting stress as work creeps [...]

The Blurring of Boundaries Between Work and Life2019-06-26T14:00:14+00:00

Retaining the Generation X Workforce

Generation who? Haven’t you heard? Baby boomers are retiring in droves, Millennials are swarming the workforce and Gen Z is close behind! In the rush of managing different generations, you may overlook X. You can find plenty of articles and advice about how to recruit and retain other generations. But what about Generation X? [...]

Retaining the Generation X Workforce2019-06-06T19:21:55+00:00

Mitigating the Temptation of the Growing Gig Economy

We’ve written a lot on the changing landscape of our job marketplace, but we’d like to dive deeper into one unique facet of this shifting environment: the increasing presence of and interest in freelance work. The “gig economy” is comprised of opportunities involving a fixed-term contract or pay-per-project situation that allow workers to more [...]

Mitigating the Temptation of the Growing Gig Economy2019-05-01T15:57:54+00:00

Three Cheers for ArmadaCare’s Service Team!

We are very excited to announce that ArmadaCare has once again received a “best-in-class” Net Promoter Score (NPS). This is the fourth year in a row of a rising NPS score. With our latest NPS score of 75, we’ve surpassed other leading companies in customer satisfaction, like Amazon (+69), Jet Blue (+74) and USAA [...]

Three Cheers for ArmadaCare’s Service Team!2019-03-20T15:55:39+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

Today’s Tight Talent Market: Make A Smart Business Investment

Forward-thinking companies realize that salaries just aren’t enough in today’s tight talent market. Winning the war for talent requires having the right benefit package, which is also key to driving loyalty, fostering productivity and reducing turnover rates. What type of benefit can help you accomplish all of this? While the market is full of [...]

Today’s Tight Talent Market: Make A Smart Business Investment2019-02-20T17:59:12+00:00

The Turnover Epidemic: Why Employees Are Leaving and How to Prevent It

Employee turnover is becoming a critical issue to all companies. In fact, turnover last year in the U.S. was at 28%, an 11-year-high. While retention has been a top priority for both HR professionals and company leaders for some time, the employee turnover epidemic is becoming progressively worse. Why Is Turnover Getting Worse? The gig [...]

The Turnover Epidemic: Why Employees Are Leaving and How to Prevent It2019-04-16T15:49:18+00:00