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Organizations continue to leverage social media channels to engage and interact with customers on a more personal level. Social media remains a great opportunity for businesses to connect with customers, job candidates and other stakeholders. However, before fully involving your business in social media, it’s important to understand the associated risks.

Negative content, such as bad customer reviews or unfavorable comments, may appear on your company’s social media sites. While...

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You can’t control the weather—but you can take proactive safety measures to protect your family and home against the threat of power outages. Consider these tips:

  • Invest in a home generator. A portable backup power source can keep critical equipment like refrigerators, sump pumps and air conditioners running during a blackout.
  • Utilize surge protectors. A UL-listed surge protector can safeguard expensive electronic devices like televisions, gaming consoles and desktop...
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To say employees are working under unique circumstances in 2020 would be considered an understatement by most.

We are dealing with an intersection of stressors between the global pandemic, the impact of the resulting economic downturn, political divisions in an election year, and social unrest. Add in the upcoming holiday season and it may seem like a plunge in employee morale is inevitable, but is it? The short answer: it doesn’t have to be.

Managing morale...

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Keeping important documents organized and accessible will save you time and hassle when you need them. As a good rule of thumb, if the document is difficult to replace or from the government, then it’s likely more important to keep it safe and secure for longer periods of time—even forever.

Consider these maintenance guidelines for important personal documents:

  • Keep utility bills, credit and debit card receipts, ATM receipts, and banking deposit or withdrawal receipts for...
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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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