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Employee Stress: Costing More Than You Might Think!

According to BenefitNews.com, employee stress is costing companies billions of dollars. Literally billions. In fact, more than 20 percent of workers spend more than five hours of on-the-clock time each and every week focusing on their worries—with an additional 50 percent of workers losing one to five hours of work productivity to stress weekly. So, Read the full article…

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Voluntary Employee Benefits Trends of 2018

According to an article on BenefitsPro.com titled On Trend: 9 Top Voluntary Benefits for 2018, legal plans are a desired voluntary benefit. The article notes how, at one time or another, most people need legal services, and legal plans provide “convenient, affordable and reliable legal consultation with a licensed attorney.” And, here’s a sentence worth Read the full article…

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Employer Insurance Flexibility with Voluntary Benefits

Being a human resource professional isn’t always easy in 2018, in part because of the ongoing debate and ever-evolving expectations about the portion of employer insurance law associated with the Affordable Care Act (ACA). With voluntary benefits, though (fortunately!), the situation is much different! Voluntary Benefits: A Breath of Fresh Air! When you offer your Read the full article…

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Divorce-Related Stress: How it Affects People – and the Workplace

Divorce-related stress can occur for multiple reasons, according to Psychology Today, including “making the decision to keep the house or move; the loss of the familiar life and lifestyle; paying high attorney bills; [and] having less money to live on.” Additional reasons for stress include “wondering if the settlement will be fair; who will get what Read the full article…

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Voluntary Benefit Trends Reporting for 2017

“Although predicting the future is only an educated guess, one thing is certain,” reads an article about upcoming trends from BenefitsPro.com. “Voluntary benefits are here to stay … As a result, the quantity and quality of voluntary benefits will continue to grow.” Here are highlights of other trend predictions. Human resource professionals struggle to increase Read the full article…

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