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Even Before COVID

Posted by Tom Rugg | March 31, 2020
Employee Benefits

Even before COVID-19 coronavirus disrupted the planet, remote work had gone from that rare perk of workforce arrangement to a standard component of many people's workweek. According to a recent...

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Leadership Doesn't Have to be Lonely: Building a Culture of Shared Responsibility

Posted by | March 31, 2020
Employee Benefits

The idea that “it’s lonely at the top” reinforces our outdated view that leaders have to have all the answers, make hard decisions and then persuade others to agree with their perspective. In today’s...

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Is an Employer Health Clinic Right for Your Organization?

Posted by Michael Kilfoyle | March 31, 2020
Employee Benefits, Wellness & Cost Containment

If you haven’t noticed, another employer healthcare movement is underfoot in Vermont, a trend that is also underway nationally.  A number of employers are banding together to create their own health...

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Employee Work-from-Home Guide: Best Practices

Posted by | March 30, 2020
Employee Benefits

At a time when more and more positions require duties to be carried out almost exclusively on computers, and with the internet to instantly connect anyone anywhere, many employers are offering the...

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Why Employers Are Taking Back Control of Healthcare Benefits

Posted by Stacey Sharp | March 24, 2020
Employee Benefits

It’s not news that healthcare benefit costs continue to rise.  What is news is how many employers are beginning to take vastly different approaches in trying to rein in costs, while still providing...

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Employee Assistance Programs: Providing Needed Resources That Are Sadly Underutilized

Posted by Maribeth Spellman | December 18, 2019
Employee Benefits, Wellness & Cost Containment

Several years ago, I was working for an organization when tragedy struck – an employee was murdered by a client, and the event was witnessed by numerous coworkers.  It was a devastating event, that...

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Health Care Pricing Transparency – It Definitely Ain’t Amazon

Posted by Michael Kilfoyle | December 18, 2019
Employee Benefits

  So you’ve got to get that MRI.  Or that knee replacement.  Or that cataract surgery.  Or even just some lab work.  And as a good health care consumer you’re ready to go out and shop for the best...

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White Paper: All Work and No Play Will Leave Your Organization Behind

Posted by Maribeth Spellman | December 03, 2019
Employee Benefits, Wellness & Cost Containment

Organizations want to advance.  Whether you are a non-profit, public sector organization, large corporation or small business owner, all organizations wish to move forward, to advance the vision,...

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Throw Your People Leaders a Lifeline

Posted by | October 24, 2019
Employee Benefits

Increasingly, organizations and their top leaders are coming around to the recognition that they must employ managers who are strong people leaders. I direct your attention to any situation where...

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The Five Healthcare Trends from the VT Benefits Survey

Posted by Michael Kilfoyle | October 17, 2019
Employee Benefits

Last fall, our family cat, Pip, took off.  We’d recently moved to a new home, about a mile from our old one and Pip apparently wasn’t having it.  Days went by, then a week, then several weeks, and...

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