Wellbeing Resources: Making Work More Effortless and Supporting LGBTQIA+ Professionals

June 21, 2021
When it comes to wellbeing, employers often find themselves challenged by how to approach a shift from a traditional wellness model to a comprehensive and holistic program that supports the whole person. Below you’ll find this week’s curated list of wellbeing resources. Feel free... Find out more »

Wellbeing Resources: Combatting Burnout, Summer Reads and More

June 7, 2021
I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Based on feedback from our readers, we'll be pivoting from a weekly to an every other week cadence for our wellbeing resource blogs. We hope that these articles continue to help leaders across the country equip their employees with powerful, and holistic,... Find out more »

Trucking Insurance: Information Paving a Way Out of Hard Market

June 2, 2021
After years of bad news about insurance for the trucking industry, insurers and truckers alike may have reason to feel bullish about the remainder of 2021. The source of optimism can be summed up in one word: information. Nuclear verdicts in liability lawsuits – the No. 1 cause of the hard... Find out more »

No Single Solution for Post-Pandemic Return to Workplace

May 28, 2021
For employees who have been working from home since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the reopening of workplaces may mean it’s time to return — but return to what, exactly?  “Return to work?” As anyone who’s been putting in more... Find out more »

Hurricane Insurance Coverage Gap: Wind-Driven Rain

May 25, 2021
After a series of above-average years for storm activity culminated in a 2020 season that set records for both frequency and severity, many longtime property owners in hurricane-prone areas probably can recite storm-preparedness checklists and evacuation routes by memory. Whether they... Find out more »

Wellbeing Resources: Effective Sleep, Post-Pandemic Finances and More

May 24, 2021
When it comes to wellbeing, employers often find themselves challenged by how to approach a shift from a traditional wellness model to a comprehensive and holistic program that supports the whole person. Below you’ll find this week’s curated list of wellbeing resources. Feel free to share... Find out more »

Help Wanted: Need for Mental Health Care Exceeds Available Providers

May 21, 2021
As we near the end of Mental Health Awareness Month, recognition of the psychological challenges many Americans face and efforts by employers to address employee wellbeing may be at all-time highs. Yet the number of U.S. residents in need of mental-health assistance also appears to be at a record... Find out more »

Reducing Pharmacy Spending Without Compromising Care

May 20, 2021
Prescription drug pricing is a hot-button issue in any discussion of healthcare reform, and no discussion of prescription drug pricing can be complete without examining the role of pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs. As described by the Commonwealth Fund, PBMs “are companies that manage... Find out more »

Ergonomics and Work-From-Home Risk Management

May 19, 2021
Like many business executives, Brian Parker is a fairly engaged user of LinkedIn. An Alera Group vice president and the company’s National Practice Leader for Benefits Technology and Services, he uses the business-oriented social media platform to post and share content of value to clients... Find out more »

Wellbeing Resources: The Joy of Budgeting, Mental Health at Work and More

May 17, 2021
When it comes to wellbeing, employers often find themselves challenged by how to approach a shift from a traditional wellness model to a comprehensive and holistic program that supports the whole person. Below you'll find this week’s curated list of wellbeing resources. Feel free to share these... Find out more »