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The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic continues to validate the importance of an employer brand during a crisis. As employees return to the workplace, organizations must prioritize safety. If return-to-work plans go wrong and employee safety is not a top priority, not only will the health and safety of employees be at risk—but the organization’s reputation will be as well.

This article explores how safety impacts an employer’s brand, reputation and recruiting efforts—and how to...

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Each season presents unique driving circumstances, and autumn is no different. Consider these driving tips to stay safe on the road this season:

  • Be mindful of leaf piles. Leaves on the road can be dangerous. When leaves are wet, it can be comparable to driving on ice—so take it slow.
  • Be careful on bridges. It’s important to reduce your speed because morning frost can leave icy patches on bridges, overpasses and shaded areas.
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With annual open enrollment fast approaching, and the added stress the COVID pandemic has created, employers are looking for ways to head off delays or disruptions so that employees can focus on maximizing their benefit elections.

Employees are paying closer attention to their benefits, and employers have an opportunity to educate employees like never before. Trying to accommodate the needs of a diverse workforce, in a short timeframe against the backdrop of increasing options,...

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As we age and reach different milestones in our lives, our insurance needs change. In order to ensure adequate coverage, contact your insurance broker if you’re affected by any of the following life events:

  • New home ownership— Purchasing a new home is a big investment—one that you will want to protect. After purchasing a home, ensure that you have homeowners insurance to protect against things like fire, weather damage, theft, vandalism and accidental damage....
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As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to have an unprecedented effect on daily life, many business owners are looking forward to a return to normalcy. We may be nearing a time when stay-at-home regulations are scaled back and all businesses are allowed to resume.

Before reopening, businesses should perform a risk assessment to determine what steps must be taken. If your risk assessment concludes that COVID-19 poses a threat to employees or customers, there are many...

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Being efficient while working from home can be a challenge. It’s up to you to motivate yourself and be just as focused and effective as you would in the workplace.

Set yourself up for success, and consider these tips to stay accountable and productive:

  • Establish a designated workspace. It might be tempting to work from your couch or bed, but that could impact your productivity. Try to work from a consistent room, desk or chair so you can mentally enter...
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Owning and operating a hotel can be a rewarding endeavor. However, hotel operators have to manage numerous exposures related to lodging, and many offer amenities—including pools, exercise facilities, bars and restaurants—that can dramatically increase the number of insurable risks. The list below provides an overview of these hotel risks and more, helping you identify potential blind spots in your risk management and insurance programs.

Due to the volume of valuable items and...

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Keeping Your Home Safe While You’re Away

When preparing to leave for a vacation, it’s easy to overlook basic home safety precautions. To protect your residence while you’re away and enjoy a worry-free trip, keep these tips in mind.

There are a number of hazards that could affect your home while you’re away, including lightning, theft and flooding. In order to keep your property safe while you’re on vacation, consider the following:

  • Unplug small appliances and...
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With the Coronavirus spreading quickly, the World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared a global emergency.

The virus is currently in more than twenty countries and the number of cases is spiking at an alarming rate. Not only is this virus spreading faster than previous viruses, but the severity of symptoms and outcomes also seems to be greater, raising the public’s concern. As the financial markets begin to react to increasing concerns of a pandemic, businesses need to be...

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Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both women and men in the United States, causing about 647,000 deaths annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Heart disease is also an extremely expensive disease—costing the United States about $207 billion annually in health care, medications and lost productivity. 

What is heart disease?

Heart disease is a term used to refer to several different types of heart conditions. Out of all the...

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