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Would Online Meetings Work Better for Your Business?

online meetingsEDIT Onboarding new employees or clients can be challenging. Even if you take the time to train them one-on-one, they may forget by the time they need to remember what you taught. What could be better than recording your online training meetings? Every person learns in their own way and has different questions. By recording each session, your new personnel can replay exactly what they need when they need it. Choose from your best sessions …

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5 Things Your Latino Employees Wish You Understood

Aflac_March_Image_3.5.15 Latino employees are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. workforce – in fact, by some estimates one in three working Americans will be Latino by 2050.1 The growing influence of Latinos on our nation's culture and business community means smart companies are saying "Se habla español" – "We speak Spanish" – both literally and figuratively. Aflac recently took a closer look at Latinos' attitudes and opinions about work as …

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Baby, it’s Cold Outside

Baby It's Cold Outside Winter has arrived in all of its blustery fury and, as the classic song goes, "Baby, it's cold outside!" Keep the chills away with five simple tips for staying healthy until spring arrives: 1. Wash your hands regularly According to the Centers for Disease Control, you should wet them with running water and soaping up for at least 20 seconds before rinsing and drying with a clean towel. If soap and water aren't available, use a …

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Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Whats-Cooking-3-Voluntary-Policies-for-Women-300x200Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount of cooking and cleaning, and caring for children.² As an employer, you can help your female employees (and their male counterparts too) protect themselves and their families with three key voluntary policies: life, disability, and cancer/specified-illness insurance. Life insurance coverage is important to women …

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Learn How to Build a Firm Benefits Foundation

Learn How to Build a Firm Benefits FoundationWhile health care reform hasn’t gone into full swing mode yet, your business can lay a firm foundation for 2015 by following these simple tips: Choose a benefits strategy Though penalties may not yet be a reality, now is the time to plan ahead and make benefits decisions for 2015. As you research, keep in mind that it’s not simply a benefits package you should be after. Since health care costs continue to rise at rates faster …

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Happy & Healthy Employees

aflac july BZCreating a worksite wellness program is a great step toward encouraging healthy habits with employees. The benefits don’t stop there though: Studies reveal correlations between worksite wellness programs and performance! But, what’s the best part about wellness? It can be scaled: From gym memberships to health-oriented email tips to on-site fitness facilities and personal health coaching, programs can be successful with any level …

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Cut Costs Without Cutting Fun

Zemanta Related Posts Thumbnail  Keeping track of expenses and putting money aside is challenging, but there are six easy tips employers and brokers should share with workers to help them become financially fit. Organize financial records Toss unneeded financial records and create electronic or hard copy folders for easy storage. Set a monthly budget and stick to it Keep and review a record of your expenses to develop a good idea of where to cut back. …

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Free, Fast & Easy: A new way to communicate benefits to employees

Zemanta Related Posts Thumbnail  We know that as a small business owner, you have your hands full. Aflac has made it easier for you to communicate with your employees about their benefits with the new online Employee Communications Toolkit that has customizable messaging tools. Whether you communicate via intranet, newsletter or magazine, the Employee Communications Toolkit gives you ready-to-publish communications materials that you can customize for your …

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Freaky Accidents

Zemanta Related Posts Thumbnail When it comes to accidents, American workers have a sense of invincibility. But accidents happen all the time, and no one can predict when or whom they’ll strike. Whether it’s the NASCAR driver who broke his foot playing Frisbee or the pitcher who missed a game because he strained his wrist playing Guitar Hero, accidents can be just as financially disabling as physically disabling. Luckily, employers can help protect their …

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Stay Ahead of the Curve

Stay Ahead of the Curve Stay ahead of the curve in 2014 with these five benefits and HR trends. Increased Focus on Accountability With soaring health care costs, consumer and provider accountability are gaining attention as potential solutions. There may still be plenty to accomplish, but companies are taking steps towards accountability solutions that may truly help employees see lower or no-cost health care services. Private Insurance Exchanges Separate …

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