Author: Jillian Bender-Cormier

WHO Classifies Burnout as Occupational Phenomenon

The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially recognized workplace burnout as an occupational phenomenon in the latest version of its “International Classification of Diseases” (ICD). This official designation indicates how serious workplace…

Wildfire took your home? Don’t count on insurance

A new study concludes the prevalence of under-insurance among American homeowners might be close to 80%. Own a home? No doubt you’ve insured…

Managing an Effective Employee Benefits Program & Why Your Broker Relationship Matters

Written By Erin Ocheltree, CSFS, Benefits Service Manager Did you know that the legal responsibility for properly and compliantly administering your benefits program falls to you, the employer, according to the Department…

Avoiding Contractor Fraud

Avoiding Fraud The average homeowner isn’t likely to know much when it comes to the costs of materials and labor put into home repairs. As a result, it’s important to stay informed…

Employment Practices Liability Insurance: Crucial for Small Businesses

According to a recent study, more than half of all claims filed for employment-related liabilities are against employers with fewer than 50 employees. Alarmingly, the study also reveals that not even 2…

4 Performance Review Trends in 2019

What does the term “performance review” mean to you? To many people, it means sitting down at the end of the year with a manager to discuss how you conducted yourself over…

Teaching Teens to Drive

There are few experiences more nerve-wracking than letting an anxious teenager get behind the wheel for the first time. But there are some common training strategies that help ensure that teens can…

Hard to Place Homes

Although it’s always important to purchase homeowners insurance to protect your investment, some homes are harder to insure than others. These homes, referred to as “hard to place homes,” are usually exposed…

OSHA’s Stance on Distracted Driving

The top priority of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is keeping workers safe. While workplace fatalities have been decreasing in recent years, motor vehicle crashes continue to be one of…

Coverage in Action: Crime Insurance

While you may think your business would never be the victim of theft, the harsh reality is that nearly every business can become a victim. In this day and age, thieves (including…