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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 the best […]

October 23rd, 2019|

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 […]
September 18th, 2019|

Why Utilizing an Executive Coach Has Become So Popular

By Pete Tosh, Founder of The Focus Group

Michael Jordan, Michael Phelps and Peyton Manning had coaches. Tiger Woods had several coaches. And as one client said to me – indicating his interest in having a coach – “Even Tom Brady has a coach.”

In today’s demanding business environment […]

September 11th, 2019|

Four-Part Employee Engagement Series

By Pete Tosh, Founder of The Focus Group

Because several GEA members have had success using our Employee Engagement Survey, we wanted to offer greater insight into the subject through a four-part series of articles

Part One: The Irony of Employee Engagement- Five Facts Every Manager Needs to Know

We have yet to meet a manager who did […]

July 2nd, 2019|