More and more, we are learning that scientists, marketers, programmers, and other kinds of knowledge workers lead office lives very similar to famous innovators like Watson, Crick, and Franklin, who discovered the structure of DNA. How so? All of these people live work lives structured around progress in meaningful work. And when this progress occurs, it boosts emotions, perceptions, and productivity.
For heart-healthy living, it turns out a great dietary option for many dates back centuries.
With each digitization of traditional job and team functions comes a cost in diminishing associated skills.
UBA celebrates the opening of its new Chicago office.
When evaluating employee benefits, essentials such as health and dental plans, vacation time and 401(k) contributions quickly come to mind. Another benefit employers should consider involves subsidizing learning as well as ambitions.
This year, much of the United States had some form of major natural disaster—hurricanes, wildfires, floods, tornados—and millions of people were either directly affected, or had a family member or close friend who was affected. This life-changing disruption often meant that people couldn’t, or weren’t able to, go to work.
Social Security numbers (or SSNs) used to be tied just to your Social Security benefits. Now, that number is tied to just about everything used to identify you.
The phrase: “If I’m lying, I’m dying” should be changed to: “If I’m sitting, I’m dying” even though it doesn’t rhyme.
There are places where you expect things to be noisy, such as a rock concert, and places where you expect it to be quiet, like an office.
Aristotle was right when he said, “Nature abhors a vacuum.” Companies and politicians like to say that they’re transparent, when in fact, they’re often the opposite. And, as in nature, in the absence of facts, people will often fill their minds with what is perceived.
Employer Webinar Series
To help HR professionals and business owners better understand their benefit plan claim costs, United Benefit Advisors (UBA), in conjunction with Symetra Life Insurance Company, will host a webinar — “What’s Driving Claim Costs and Employer Solutions” — on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 3:30 p.m. ET.
The IRS continues to send proposed penalty assessment letters to large employers. The Department of Labor continues to audit health and welfare benefit plans of all sizes. Being prepared is critical to an employer's success in responding to the government.
Member incentive and reward programs can be a powerful strategy to fuel participation and engagement in a wide range of employer strategies – from health management programs to consumerism behaviors, to smart health actions. Join this webinar to hear key updates, strategies, and best practices for these programs.
This webinar will provide an overview of the U.S. Department of Labor’s association health plans final rule and explain how small employers and certain self-employed individuals may join an association health plan (AHP).
Good oral health is a crucial component of overall health and wellness. Not only is consistent, preventative dental care strongly related to oral health and overall wellness, but it can also significantly reduce future claims costs.