THE UPSHOT

  • 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…
  • Florida Luxury Home Insurance 5 Ways Landscaping Affects Your Property Value- Spring is here, and for many people, that means it’s time to start working on lawn chores and landscaping updates you have in mind for your property. But before you start digging and planting, it’s important to understand how landscaping…
  • What to Know About Pre-Existing Conditions in the Debate Over Healthcare- Recent legal and policy developments related to the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made future protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions a focus of debate across the U.S. again. According to the Centers for Disease Control…
  • 11 Tips to Save Money for Gas on Your Next Road Trip- Spring is here and many families are excitedly planning road trips. No matter what the destination, a road trip allows travelers the opportunity to go at their own speed and explore interesting sights along the way. With gas prices steadily…
  • Performance Based Risk Transfer Performance Based Risk Transfer – A Captive Might Be a Good Fit- By Joe Donohue Many CFO’s or owners who handle the yearly procurement of their company’s commercial insurance coverages have probably heard the phrase “Performance Based Risk Transfer”.  But what does this really mean? Performance Based Risk Transfer can take several…
  • Florida Property Insurance - Florida Sinkhole Insurance Spring Cleaning Tips: How to Improve the Value of Your Home- Warmer weather brings the opportunity to get your house into tip-top shape. Spring cleaning and maintenance is more than just making your house look better. Cleaning can also prevent damages, create a safer living environment and get your home ready…
  • Construction Workers at High Risk for Traumatic Brain Injuries- When most people think of traumatic brain injury , they usually think of football players or victims of a car accident. But brain injuries can happen in almost any environment – including the workplace. According to a report by the…
  • New Approaches to Managing an Aging Workforce- The baby boomer generation (born between 1946 and 1964) has been a huge presence in the workforce and marketplace. Baby boomers have already started to enter retirement age, and the decisions they make can have a profound effect on the…
  • 10 Most Desired Employee Benefits According to Recent Unum Study- The most desired employee benefits are associated with flexible work options and time away from the workplace. In a national study administered by benefits provider Unum, the majority of workers want paid family leave, including nearly two-thirds of millennials. Unum…

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