Benefits
September 13, 2017 - 11:51 am

Employers are once again being challenged with workforce staffing and readiness due to improving economic trends and an aging workforce.  Said another way, employees are increasingly mobile – to other employers or into retirement! The first paragraph in my Risk Management college text said, “Employee benefits are designed to help attract and retain employees as

Human Resources News
March 17, 2017 - 7:03 am

In This Issue: Legal Updates & Reminders The EEOC has reported that for FY2016, there were 91,503 charges of discrimination filed. The top 3 types didn’t change from FY2015: Retaliation (45.9% of all charges); Race (35.3%); Disability (30.7%). For the first time, the EEOC also included detailed information about LGBT charges, resolving 1,650 cases and

National Association of Health Underwriters, (NAHU), 2017 Capitol Conference
February 28, 2017 - 8:50 am

Carey Brown, Founder and Principal of The Benefit Company, traveled from Atlanta to Washington D.C. to participate in the National Association of Health Underwriters, (NAHU), 2017 Capitol Conference. Below is a brief update and review of his visit with legislators and National Employee Benefit leaders. On February the 11th thru the 15th, I attended the

Walking challenge at work.
October 4, 2016 - 1:36 pm

Walking Challenge – The Starting Line Just the word “challenge” can send some employees into their best competitive mode and others hiding behind the ficus tree in the break room.  That’s why a walking challenge for the benefit of your employee’s health can be a tricky proposition to implement and have high participation rates. The Benefit Company

How to find a benefit advisor
September 22, 2016 - 12:46 pm

Employee benefit advisors offer a wide range of services — and a wide range of ability when it comes to delivering them. The road to choosing the right benefit advisor requires creating an roadmap, structured evaluation process that defines your overall benefit objectives and where you want to go. Once you’ve dissected the written proposals and