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Hey, Michael Godwin here with The Benefit Company. And today I want to talk to you about PEO’s or professional employer organizations. So we’re seeing a lot of activity in the marketplace from employers that utilize a PEO that are growing and considering making a transition away from them. And so we wanted to address …

wellbeing versus wellness

At first glance there may not appear to be any difference between the two words. Words like car and automobile or exercise and workout are nearly identical in meaning. However, wellbeing and wellness are more like exercise and spin-class or cat and tabby. The two are related but one has a narrower and more focused …

Walking challenge at work.

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 …

Building an environment to retain today’s workforce involves looking beyond traditional corporate values, metrics, and benefits.  The business of work has changed. Some say the pandemic made a large impact on employee outlook and how we view the everyday work experience.  Finding happiness in each day became paramount. This caused a mind shift in the …

A growing trend among employers is programs designed to increase the volunteer efforts of employees. How successful are these programs? What’s the purpose of these programs? The answer is like so many others in business: it depends. Your volunteer program could be enhancing morale and aiding retention, or it could be turning employees off. It …

Last several years Mental Health has certainly been a hot-button topic…We at the TBC have seen our clients really take a hard look at how they can improve their offerings and improve awareness…today, I want to share with you some stats regarding what the industry is doing to help. These stats come from an industry …

8 steps to organizational alignment

Have you ever driven a car with its wheels out of alignment? The ride is smooth at lower speeds, while it shakes vigorously and uncomfortably at higher speeds. Executing strategy in organizations can behave in a similar fashion. If people in a company are misaligned, the ride can begin to feel bumpy at higher speeds …