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Is an Employer Health Clinic Right for Your Organization?

Posted by Michael Kilfoyle | March 31, 2020
Employee Benefits, Wellness & Cost Containment

If you haven’t noticed, another employer healthcare movement is underfoot in Vermont, a trend that is also underway nationally.  A number of employers are banding together to create their own health...

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Where do I start with I-9 Compliance?

Posted by Michelina Covey | March 31, 2020
HR Compliance

With I-9 audits on the rise, it’s no surprise more employers are conducting self-audits before they get a knock on the door from their friendly Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent.  But...

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Technology Newsbyte: Building an HR Technology Strategy - Timelines

Posted by | December 18, 2019

  A successful HR Tech Strategy considers the short-and long-term goals of the organization, along with any departmental objectives. Once these are understood, establish priorities and deliverables....

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The Five Healthcare Trends from the VT Benefits Survey

Posted by Michael Kilfoyle | October 17, 2019
Employee Benefits

Last fall, our family cat, Pip, took off.  We’d recently moved to a new home, about a mile from our old one and Pip apparently wasn’t having it.  Days went by, then a week, then several weeks, and...

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KPIs vs. OKRs - What is the Difference and How Can They Help My Organization

Posted by Maribeth Spellman | September 25, 2019

OKRs provide the missing link between ambition and reality. They help you break out of the status quo and take you into new, often unknown, territory. If you have a big dream—an inspiring Ultimate...

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September 2019 Newsletter

Posted by Stacey Sharp | September 01, 2019
Employee Benefits

Each newsletter our experts cover a wide array of topics. This month's newsletter discusses trends from the VT Benefits survey, plan comparison tools vs. decision support, electronic distribution and...

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5 Ways for Mid-Sized Employers to Fight the Death Grip of the Health Care System

Posted by Michael Kilfoyle | July 15, 2019
Employee Benefits, Wellness & Cost Containment

The death grip on employers by the health care system continues.  Here are five ways to try and loosen the grip.   Self-fund your health plan.  This could be numbers one, two and three on this list...

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Artificial Intelligence - Friend or Foe?

Posted by Maribeth Spellman | July 08, 2019
Employee Benefits, Wellness & Cost Containment

“If robots do everything what are we going to do?”             - Kindergarten student to Kai-Fu Lee, author of AI Superpowers   I was having coffee with a friend of mine who works in the world of...

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Put me in Coach!

Posted by | July 08, 2019
Employee Benefits

Employee engagement is the mutual commitment between employees and the organization. We love engaged employees because they are involved and enthusiastic about their work and they are emotionally...

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Exempt or Non-exempt, which is it?

Posted by Michelina Covey | July 02, 2019
Employee Benefits, HR Compliance

It’s no secret that the FLSA has been a topic of conversation over the last few months.  Where exactly the new threshold will land for exempt employees is yet to be determined, but what does it mean...

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