THE UPSHOT

  • 3 Common Hiring Mistakes New Managers Make and How to Avoid Them - Almost every manager makes bad hiring decisions at one time or another. When it happens, the best you can do is analyze the mistake and make sure you don’t repeat the same mistake again. To put hiring mistakes in perspective,…
  • Florida Human Resources, Recruiting and Retaining 5 Ways to Engage Employees for Higher Productivity in the Workplace - Engaged workers stand apart from their less engaged counterparts because of the extra effort and motivation they bring to their positions. According to Gallup’s latest State of the American Workplace report, only 33 percent of employees in the U.S. are…
  • Florida Hurricane Insurance Selecting the Best Roof to Minimize Hurricane Damage - The 2019 Hurricane Season (June 1 – December 1) is upon us. And while you can’t make your home and property invincible to high winds and flooding, you can improve your home’s resilience to a potential tropical storm. It’s not…
  • Should You Offer a Financial Wellness Program to Your Employees? - Employee financial stress has reached epidemic proportions in the U.S. Many employees still haven’t recovered from the last recession and are living paycheck-to-paycheck. Financial problems are the number one stressor for the majority of people, and for many, financial stress…
  • 8 Interesting Hurricane Facts You Might Not Know - Hurricanes are the most intense storms on Earth. Also called tropical cyclones, the strongest recorded wind speed during a hurricane was 190 miles per hour (mph), recorded during Allen in 1980. Hurricanes are known for being dramatic and dangerous -…
  • How Businesses are Using Digital Identities to Enhance Customer Personalization - Advances in digital customer profiling have enabled businesses to learn more about their customers than ever before. As technology becomes ever more integrated into our daily lives, our data grows increasingly accessible to businesses. This collection of data, often described…
  • Florida Onboarding - Florida Business Insurance Employee Benefits Compliance Checklist for Small and Large Employers - There have been many significant changes to group health plans in the years since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law in 2010. Certain changes to ACA requirements have taken effect in 2019 for employers sponsoring group health…
  • Florida Business Innovation - Florida Business Insurance How Biometrics Change the Way Business Decisions Are Made - Businesses today that are on the cutting-edge of technology are using sophisticated biometric technologies to reduce guess-work and improve decision-making processes. The latest in cognitive research is offering companies new insights into customers’ minds, especially the complex blend of emotion…
  • Florida Human Resources, Recruiting and Retaining Recruiting Millennials with Voluntary Benefits - In most industries in 2019, transparent and flexible benefits options are critical to retaining top talent. Flexibility and lifestyle balance are especially important to millennials, who are now surpassing baby boomers as the largest generation in the workforce. Attracting millennials…
  • Florida, Southern Cities Rank High for U.S. Boomtowns - People often move to boomtowns to enjoy lower taxes, lower cost of living, job growth and the ability to afford a home. A lower cost of living could allow you to live closer to your place of work, which might…

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