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12 Ways HR Can Calm Fears about ChatGPT and AI Replacing Humans | California Benefits Agents

Artificial intelligence (AI) is creating a swirling sense of anxiety, depression, excitement, and joy all at once. Many people want to use AI to make their work easier, to become more efficient. However, they are also fearful that the robots may replace them.  Human Resources professionals have an obligation to prepare the workforce for a future in

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Blog, California Employee Benefits

NBG joins Nava Benefits | California Employee Benefits Team

Nava Benefits Acquires Award-Winning Benefits Brokerage to Scale its Modern Benefits Experience for Midsize Employers Acquisition of Nielsen Benefits Group accelerates Nava’s ability to lessen the complexity and costs of healthcare for employers. NEW YORK, July 12, 2023 – Nava Benefits, a modern benefits brokerage focused on making great benefits easy for mid-sized employers, today

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Employee Experience, HR

ADP Survey Reveals What Employees Really Want from Work | California Benefits Partners

Workers want higher pay, more flexibility, and support from employers, according to ADP’s People at Work 2023 survey. HR professionals can compare the results with their own responses in the most recent HR Exchange Network State of HR report. Specifically, more than 40% of employees said they are underpaid. The most satisfied employees were those

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Financial Safety Nets – Don’t Let Your Employees Fall Through the Cracks! | CA Employee Benefits Firm

In the wake of the Great Depression and WWII, employers started to add benefits packages.  Healthcare had fallen by the wayside for families working to access the basic necessities of life.  The idea was to support the employee’s personal needs while keeping and attracting the best talents in the workforce. This trend of offering benefits

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Employee benefits

What Is a Total Rewards Package? | CA Benefits Advisors

Total rewards packages refer to the compensation and benefits plans that companies offer. This phrase, however, extends beyond mere salary or wages and traditional benefits, like health insurance, to provide both recruits and employees with a rundown of what makes the employer special. Some in Human Resources might regard the total rewards package as the

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Human Resources

Future of Work: The Skills Gap Is a Problem – Now What? | California Benefits Agents

The future of work is here, and that problematic skills gap that Human Resources professionals often talk about as being a far away challenge must be addressed now. Generative artificial intelligence (AI) is threatening to replace humans at work. IBM has already paused hiring in some divisions to determine whether jobs can be completed by AI rather than people. “We’ve been saying

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Employee Experience, Human Resources

Employee Engagement: 8 Ways to Reward a Job Well Done | California Benefits Partners

At a time when many companies are trying to “do more with less,” employees are feeling overworked and underappreciated. To remedy this problem, Human Resources can help organizations foster robust rewards programs. When budgets are tight, bonuses might not be possible. Recently, however, HR Exchange Network asked users of to share their suggestions for rewards, and they offered

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Custom content, Health insurance

Up and Away – Healthcare Costs Are Taking Off | California Employee Benefits Team

Healthcare costs, and consequently employee health benefit costs, have been growing at an alarming rate in recent years. The U.S. as a nation spends more on health care than any other developed country but has worse health outcomes.  How is this possible? Four Key Factors Driving U.S. Healthcare Costs: Aging Population Healthcare gets more expensive

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