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Working in Insurance as a Millennial

Posted by Kenzie Fell on  January 18, 2019

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HSAs, high deductible plans, premiums. I’ve been in the workforce, also known to us millennials as “post-grad,” for two years now. Sure, I’ve heard those words thrown around during all of my orientation meetings in my past three positions and I quickly checked the box for the “most common” plan – not really having ANY idea what insurance I just chose. Who cared anyways? I was on my dad’s insurance plan until I was 26!
Kimberly Hayes of Public Health Alert is a guest contributor covering the topic of Seasonal Affective Disorder. When the winter blues really get you down, you could be suffering from seasonal affective disorder. The effects of S.A.D. take a toll on many workers during the gloomier months, but there are some methods for fighting those seasonal feelings of sadness and fogginess. If S.A.D. has you feeling less like yourself, here are some tips that can help

Employee Engagement and the Employee Experience

Posted by Tiffany Kuck on  December 4, 2018

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“Take care of your employees, they’ll take care of your business.” – Richard Branson. In other words, a highly engaged workforce drives business outcomes. How engaged are employees at your organization? How high a priority is employee experience? And what exactly do we mean when we talk about “employee experience”? The term “employee experience” is shorthand for the ways in which an organization supports and interacts with each of its employees— from the time they’re

Chronic Conditions – Musculoskeletal

Posted by Kelly McCall on  November 19, 2018

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Stand up straight! Don’t slouch! Look where you are going! Look up from your phone! Has anyone ever said any of these things to you?  It was probably your mother, and she was looking out for you with good advice that can actually help.  Many times bad habits like these lead to chronic musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions that can be painful and debilitating, affecting quality of life, daily activities, work productivity, and lost days at work

Chronic Conditions – Diabetes

Posted by Kelly McCall on  November 2, 2018

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Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. (Did you know type 2 diabetes is largely preventable?) Type 2 diabetes affects about 1 in 10 people in the US. (Why so many? Type 2 diabetes is largely preventable.) 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year. (So many new cases when type 2 diabetes is largely preventable.) Type 2 diabetes increases the risk for many other serious health problems. (That is terrible,