Health Insurance that’s Right for You: Finding an Affordable Plan that Works

BY BEN CONNER When you build and evolve your business strategy, you look for innovation and you strive to secure competitive advantages. You know that to protect your business and to position it to grow, each choice you make within that business needs to well-considered. It doesn’t make sense, then, to buy any sort of…
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The Discount Fallacy: Finding a Better Way to Afford Health Insurance

BY BEN CONNER As business owners, we expect insurance to be expensive. Each year, we battle with our brokers to keep the costs as low as possible, but premiums still increase between 5% and sometimes 20%. This leaves us in the tough spot of trying to protect the stability of the business without passing expensive…
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IS IT “GROUNDHOG DAY” IN YOUR HEALTH PLAN?

BY BEN CONNER   I feel like I am living the 1993 movie “Groundhog Day,” starring Bill Murray. In that movie, Bill Murray relives the exact same day, February 2nd, over and over again. It is literally the exact same day, same circumstances, same people, and same place. At first he finds comfort, predictability, and…
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Onboarding

BY BEN CONNER       Onboarding is a trending term in the world of HR, but not everyone knows what it is or how to do it.   What is Onboarding? According to the Society for Human Resource Management, “Onboarding is the process by which new hires get adjusted to the social and performance…
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Is PTO Right For Your Organization?

BY BEN CONNER       Understanding PTO Unlike traditional benefits, PTO is a bank of hours that employees can draw from for a number of reasons, including taking a vacation, taking care of a sick child, going to a doctor’s appointment or needing a personal day off from work. Employers either credit the employee’s…
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An entrepreneurial mindset and a customer-first approach

BY BEN CONNER | Chief Executive Officer     Over the past 6 years, there has been a significant shift in the importance of employer-provided health insurance and benefits with employers and employees across the nation. At one point in time, these benefits seemed to go hand-in-hand with full-time work, and the word “benefit” was…
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Translating Success in Wellness to Clients

BY BEN CONNER | Chief Executive Officer     When speaking about health in the workplace and quantifying the success of their wellness programs, employers often view the issue through an inaccurate lens. Return on investment, or ROI, weighs heavily on many clients’ minds when they consider the implementation and maintenance of a wellness program….
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