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Implementing a Succession Plan to Sustain Your Business

All Fortune 500 and small businesses need to ensure that they have the talent necessary to effectively lead their organizations in the future. The irony is that larger organizations with significant talent pools tend to have succession plans while smaller organizations don’t. One of the most significant contributions leaders can make is ensuring their business’ [...]

Open Enrollment – 8 Questions to Ask Your Broker

By Jennifer Carsen The NCAA has March Madness, and HR has its own brand of Fall Madness: open enrollment. It's a busy and stressful time for practitioners, but a good benefits broker or consultant can mean the difference between a successful, smoothly executed process and months of frantic nail biting, confusion and muddled deadlines. What's [...]

Executive Benefit Series: The Disability Insurance Unknown

By Brett Virgin, GEA Board Member   Unemployment is low and the stock market is high. On the surface, the U.S. economy is doing quite well, however, if you dig a little deeper, you’ll see a slightly different picture of how financially fragile many American workers are today. Despite the overall economic gains made in recent [...]