Author: Jillian Bender-Cormier

Is Your Vehicle Ready for Winter Weather?

Winter is on its way with cold temperatures, fog, snow and ice. Now is the time to prepare your vehicle for hazardous conditions and treacherous driving. Make sure you do the following in…

California Expands Pay Transparency Requirements

Beginning January 1, 2023, employers in California will be subject to several new requirements aimed at promoting pay equity, as follows: Employers with 15 or more employees (located anywhere) will be required…

Here’s How To Handle an Unexpected Resignation

An unexpected resignation can be difficult, especially when it involves a well-liked or top-performing employee. But by focusing on immediate work responsibilities and managing your emotions, you can turn a potentially negative…

Bender Insurance Solutions Board of Directors names Maggie Bender-Johnson the next CEO

The Board of Directors of Bender Insurance Solutions, the largest independent, employee-owned and family-led insurance brokerage in the Sacramento region, has unanimously voted to approve Maggie Bender-Johnson the next Chief Executive Officer. Maggie will…

Is It Time To Rekindle Your Office Romance Policy?

In the case of office romance and the pandemic, it appears that absence really did make the heart grow fonder. Despite the rise in remote work and physical distancing, the percentage of…

Take Five: Office Ergonomics

Introduction to office ergonomics Whether you are a full-time office worker or you work from a desk or worktable during your shift, paying attention to ergonomics will help you remain comfortable, avoid…

‘Help wanted’ ads no longer cut it: Attracting and retaining staff in today’s market

After experiencing a global pandemic, turbulent world events and a cost of living crisis, the U.S. workforce has fundamentally changed. That means small businesses now need to appeal to a new generation of…

Renters insurance 101: Protecting your college student’s tech

There will be no shortage of money spent by parents and students alike as college students return to campus, but according to the 2022 Deloitte Back to College Survey, technology tops the list of…

Preparing Your Family for an Emergency

You have probably participated in emergency response trainings and drills at work, but what happens if a disaster strikes when you’re at home? Do you have an emergency action plan for your…

Employers rethinking compensation, reward programs as competition for talent continues

North American employers are reevaluating their employee compensation strategies as they struggle to find and keep employees in several key areas. Two-thirds of employers have increased hiring activity in 2022, according to the WTW…