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Remaining ADA-Compliant Under COVID-19 | Texas Employee Benefits Consultants
Jun

24

2020

Remaining ADA-Compliant Under COVID-19 | Texas Employee Benefits Consultants

The coronavirus crisis has forced human resources teams to juggle more challenges than ever before, from employee benefits and sick leave to new teleworking policies. On top of this, the drastic change in the American workplace has spawned new laws and protocols, while raising questions about how these new regulations affect standing legislation like the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In order to remain fully…

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Data Drop: The Latest Workforce Surveys for HR Professionals to Read | Texas Benefits Team
Jun

3

2020

Data Drop: The Latest Workforce Surveys for HR Professionals to Read | Texas Benefits Team

It’s an interesting time for the workforce as big changes are in store for everyone across the spectrum of the professional landscape. Every industry has been impacted COVID-19 and the continuous evolution of the situation, the economy and the workplace means that data and our understanding of all these things is shifting with it. More reliable than the data itself sometimes is people thirst for…

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How to Support the Mental Health of Your Employees During COVID-19 | Houston Employee Benefits Experts
May

25

2020

How to Support the Mental Health of Your Employees During COVID-19 | Houston Employee Benefits Experts

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on everyone’s mental health. People have experienced financial hardship, additional challenges with childcare and school cancellations, job loss, reduced hours, sickness, and grief. The future is uncertain, and the present is extra stressful. And to make matters worse, many of the networks and practices that people use to support their mental health are currently unavailable due to social…

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Tools for the Remote Workplace | Texas Employee Benefits Partners
May

19

2020

Tools for the Remote Workplace | Texas Employee Benefits Partners

The traditional workplace of physical offices and desks has changed. The new normal we are all experiencing is the remote workplace. While some are adjusting to this change without any growing pains, some may find it difficult to transition. Follow these tips to help manage your time in this new space. SET UP A PHYSICAL WORKSPACE You don’t need to have a home office with…

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Vaping in the Workplace | Houston Benefits Firm
May

11

2020

Vaping in the Workplace | Houston Benefits Firm

The health of our businesses during these uncertain times may be called “sickly” but the health of your employees and your bottom line doesn’t have to be. While we know cigarettes are a danger to your health, we are just now learning the risks associated with vaping. This trendy new method of nicotine delivery may not only be affecting your employees who vape, but also…

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5 Tips for Building Trust When Employees Return to Work | TX Benefits Advisors
May

6

2020

5 Tips for Building Trust When Employees Return to Work | TX Benefits Advisors

The day where people return to normal routines around work doesn’t seem as far off today as it did just a few weeks ago. As politicians itching to “re-open” the world look at ways to revive normalcy, companies now have to do the same as they consider operational needs and employee safety. As the work environment shifts back toward what it was, what HR teams…

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CBD: Fact or Fiction? | Houston Employee Benefits
Apr

27

2020

CBD: Fact or Fiction? | Houston Employee Benefits

The cannabidiol (CBD) market in the United States has taken off like a rocket. Some projections have this market reaching $16 billion by 2025. After years of singing its praises for treating, albeit illegally, a myriad of health issues, supporters of cannabis have seen an uptick of mainstream support in the last 2 years with the legalization of this herb in many states. The exact…

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A Financial Lifeline You May Have Forgotten About | Texas Employee Benefits Group
Apr

22

2020

A Financial Lifeline You May Have Forgotten About | Texas Employee Benefits Group

So much has happened in the last few days and weeks that I feel like months have passed. Social distancing is now on everyone’s lips. And the goal is noble: flatten “the curve” and prevent more people from getting sick from the Coronavirus. The impact, though, is being felt in so many ways by so many people: Schools are closed and parents need to stay…

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How to Support Your Employees During a Global Pandemic | Houston Employee Benefits Agency
Apr

13

2020

How to Support Your Employees During a Global Pandemic | Houston Employee Benefits Agency

As companies frantically try to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic, many HR teams find themselves with an alarmingly jam-packed workload. Employee interviews need to be postponed, telework policies implemented or adjusted, health and wellness protocols changed. And when everyone is in crisis mode, it’s easy to let a simple, but crucial, aspect of the job fall to the wayside: being there for your employees. While…

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Stop – Stay Home – Start Something | Texas Benefits Team
Apr

8

2020

Stop – Stay Home – Start Something | Texas Benefits Team

We are seeing so many changes to our work, personal, and social life due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While these changes can seem daunting and the obstacles they create insurmountable, this can be a time of healthy change. There is always the chance for good to happen when you stop, stay home, and start something.   STOP Are you someone that people would describe as…

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