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Benefits of Remote Onboarding | Houston Employee Benefits Experts
Apr

14

2021

Benefits of Remote Onboarding | Houston Employee Benefits Experts

Remote Onboarding Success Plan Remote workplaces have become very commonplace in our world today. In fact, a PwC survey of 669 CEOs, 78% agree that remote work is here for the long-term. As a result, remote onboarding has become part of the normal Human Resources operation in companies. Let’s dive into what remote onboarding looks like and some benefits and challenges of this new way…

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Exploring Year-Round Benefits Engagement | Houston Benefits Group
Mar

22

2021

Exploring Year-Round Benefits Engagement | Houston Benefits Group

Just as with any good, healthy relationship, communication with employees is key. Only communicating with employees regarding their benefits package during open enrollment will most definitely result in them not taking full advantage of all it has to offer. In an effort to assist employees in understanding and maximizing their benefits, companies should use a year-round benefits engagement strategy.  Let’s explore some simple ways to…

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Be Alert: Employers Are Seeing a Spike in Phishing Scams | Houston Benefits Firm
Feb

9

2021

Be Alert: Employers Are Seeing a Spike in Phishing Scams | Houston Benefits Firm

Phishing emails are a type of scam designed to obtain information or prompt certain behavior from their targets. To that end, they typically appear to come from a person or entity we trust. In most cases, careful inspection will reveal cracks in the façade, little signs that the message is not what it purports to be. But, of course, most of us don’t thoroughly analyze…

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Key Tips For Conducting Virtual Interviews | Houston Benefits Agents
Sep

23

2020

Key Tips For Conducting Virtual Interviews | Houston Benefits Agents

When quarantine officially came into effect, thousands of businesses with no remote work policy in place scrambled to piece together teleworking procedures robust enough to handle the complications of COVID-19. For many it was a learning process, a time of continual adjustment to find the right solutions for their organizations. Quarantine has now been in effect for several months now, and many departments have gone from…

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What You Need to Know Before Disciplining or Terminating an Employee | Houston Employee Benefits Experts
Sep

1

2020

What You Need to Know Before Disciplining or Terminating an Employee | Houston Employee Benefits Experts

The prospect of corrective action or termination makes a lot of managers nervous. That’s understandable. For employees, being disciplined or losing their job can be anything from moderately embarrassing to financially devastating, but it’s rarely a happy occasion. For the employers, these actions always come with some risk, and there are plenty of legal danger zones an employer can end up in if corrective action…

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In Depth: The Future of Work Part 1 | TX Employee Benefits Advisors
Jul

2

2020

In Depth: The Future of Work Part 1 | TX Employee Benefits Advisors

The hardest thing about the future of work is defining the concept. The chief reason has to do with change. It’s constant with new technologies coming online at an increasing pace and changing the way people complete their work. If the data is to be believed, what HR knows about work is quickly disappearing. Korn Ferry predicts by 2030 a global human talent shortage of more than…

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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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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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Remote Work Challenges for HR | TX Employee Benefits Advisors
Mar

23

2020

Remote Work Challenges for HR | TX Employee Benefits Advisors

It’s been said the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak has created the largest remote work experiment ever devised.  In fact, there are many recently documented cases where companies have asked at least some of their employees to work from home.  Three of those companies are Amazon, Twitter and Microsoft. Remote work, of course, is not something new.  In the past, remote work has been largely reserved…

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