According to a recent Gallup poll, only 34% of the American workforce feel engaged in the workplace. The Engagement Institute estimates that disengaged employees can cost organizations between $450 and $550 billion every year. Fortunately, improving employee engagement doesn’t have to be an overwhelming challenge. Here are three essential tips to get you started, each…
While the term “Gig Economy” is often vaguely defined (it depends on who is included in the definition), the Bureau of Labor Statistics describes it as a workforce characterized by “single project(s) or task(s) for which a worker is hired, often through a digital marketplace, to work on demand.” Broadly speaking, Gig workers are individuals…
Today’s workforce is transforming. Employees are looking for a customized benefits offering that reflects who they are, what they do, and why they do it.
Janet McNichol, talks about the importance of life insurance vs disability insurance for employees and their families.
Some employers are offering a unique benefit – they reward healthy behavior by paying employees to exercise or improve their sleeping habits.
Benefits communication allow companies to provide better employees with information about short and long-term disability. Learn more
Excuses. Excuses. Excuses. Do you use them when justifying not purchasing Disability Insurance? If so, here is a compilation of popular excuses, and why these excuses, once looked at a little closer end up to be largely unfounded.
Evaluating the Employee benefits package when offered a new job is just as important as the salary. Find out what questions you should ask
Recently, the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and Unum released the results of a long-term disability survey. For the survey, they polled more than 500 benefits decision-makers at small employers. The findings reveal that employers understand the value of this insurance for employees—whether they offer the benefit or not. It also found that those who…
Deanna Strable of Principal Financial Group corrects some misconceptions about disability insurance, including this: Tragic accidents aren’t the leading cause of disabilities. Illnesses are