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What Employees Want: On-Demand Pay | California Benefits Agents


Payroll works the same way in almost every full-time job.  Employees earn money by working, and they all receive their earnings on a set date: payday.  However, in an era of same-day shipping, on-demand movies, and unlimited mobile access, individuals are increasingly expecting prompt access to nearly anything they need. For employees, this also means

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Custom content, Employee benefits, HR

Benefits Education 101 for Employees | CA Employee Benefits Firm


Companies spend a large amount of time and money creating valuable benefits plans for employees.  But after all that work, they often get low participation.  Good benefit choices require an effort from employers to ensure that employees have help in understanding their benefits options.  To make things even more complex, employers are having to consider

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Education, HR

How to Build a Learning Culture | California Employee Benefits Team


Most HR leaders agree that building a strong learning culture is the foundation for achieving positive business outcomes and effectively confronting the future of work. In addition, a younger generation of workers is demanding more of employers, and they expect career development and continuous learning to be the norm. As a result, learning culture influences employee engagement

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HR, Leadership

Best Practices for Employee Appreciation | California Benefits Team


As HR leaders work hard to retain talent during a historic labor shortage, they are trying to show employee appreciation. At the HR Exchange Network Employee Engagement and Experience online event, Mary Shelley, Chief People Officer at Tango Card, shared best practices for rewarding employees to inform them of their value to the organization. In the session, 5

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compliance, Healthcare

Transparency in Coverage | CA Benefits Agents


Health plan price transparency helps consumers know the cost of a covered item or service before receiving care. Beginning July 1, 2022, most group health plans and issuers of group or individual health insurance will begin posting pricing information for covered items and services. This pricing information can be used by third parties, such as

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Custom content, Mental Health, Wellness

Mental Health is Wealth, So Start Saving Up Now! | CA Benefits Consultants


The fact is, a mental illness is a disorder of the brain – your body’s most important organ.   Like most diseases of the body, mental illness has many causes – from genetics to other biological, environmental and social/cultural factors.  And just as with most diseases, mental illnesses are no one’s fault.  For many people, recovery

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Employee benefits, Nielsen News

Family Planning & Fertility – Value Add or Table Stakes? | California Benefits Agents


The Global Pandemic plus the The Great Resignation have blown employee benefits wide open, leaving employers and benefit advisors to pick up the pieces. In a recent Mineral benchmarking report published in May of 2022, the focus of employers towards recruitment & retention grew significantly from 24% in 2020 to 64% in 2021.  Another pivotal

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