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Be the Office Stress-Buster with These Tips

Stress is pervasive in the American workplace, and the American worker pays the price. A Stanford University study found that workplace stress costs American workers up to $190 billion in healthcare costs every year.1 Stress also influences alcoholism, heart disease, and more.  As the toll of stress in the workplace becomes clearer, more companies are starting to find ways to battle it. Employees of Talking Rain Beverage Co. have access to walking paths and hiking […]

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Please Don’t Come Near Me! Five Healthy Ways to Keep Sick Employees at Home

Everywhere you look in your office, you see people with runny noses and red eyes. Others are wearing heavy sweaters even though the heater is running. You even heard someone in the breakroom bragging about coming to work to finish a project despite having a 101° fever. Meanwhile, you’re thinking about bringing a business-casual hazmat suit to work. Even if they have paid sick time, American employees come to work when they’re sick. According to […]

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Five HR Blogs You Need to Read

As if it wasn’t hard enough to keep up with changes in HR technology, recruitment strategies, employment laws, and more, now you’re expected to keep up with what people are writing about all this stuff. It’s exhausting. Plus, who has the time to read through a bunch of blog posts only to realize the writers have no idea what they’re talking about? We’ve sorted through the buzzwords, spam, and all the other nonsense to track […]

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Five Internal-Communication Strategies That Work

It’s a week after open enrollment has ended, and five employees have already told you they forgot to sign up for benefits. No matter that you sent three reminder emails before enrollment ended—nobody seems to have gotten around to reading them. This isn’t the first time communications you’ve worked hard on have been ignored, either. It doesn’t seem to matter how important the message is or how many times you remind people, your employees just […]

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Five Trending Benefits and Perks You Should Add in 2019

Medical, dental, and a 401(k) won’t cut it for most employees anymore. The economy in 2019 will be booming, and employers need a robust and modern benefits package to draw people in and keep them happy. But with so many trendy new perks out there now, it can be hard to tell which ones are worth adding. On-site dog grooming? Free beer? Free mechanical bull rides at the local bar?! Luckily, we’re here to help you […]

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Four Facts on Long-Term Care You Need to Know

While not the most glamorous benefit, long-term care insurance (LTC) can have a significant impact on the savings and quality of life of your employees. LTC pays benefits to people who cannot perform any two qualifying activities of daily living, including feeding, toileting, dressing, bathing, and transference. LTC expenses include assisted living, nursing homes, home health aides, and continuing-care retirement communities. People use LTC to avoid self-insurance when they need assistance or supervision due to […]

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