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Can Your Post-COVID-19 PTO Rules Keep Up with Workforce Demand?

Jeff Miller

Start planning your Post-COVID-19 PTO Rules Now | Jeff Miller | Corporate Synergies

Whether accrued or unlimited, your post-COVID-19 PTO rules may need adjustment. With the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, working life has changed. However, with time and careful planning, we may eventually return to a more “normal-looking” life. When that happens, … Read More

Easing the Retirement Transition for Eligible Employees

John Crable

Educating Employees on Retirement Transition Options | John Crable | Corporate Synergies

Clear communication and expert advice can make the retirement transition smoother for everyone. Baby Boomers are often your most skilled and experienced employees. They are valued by your entire team and bring a lot to the table. However, after fruitful … Read More

The Healthcare Consumerism Boom: One Trend COVID-19 Couldn’t Stop

Bob Elmer

Surprise: the COVID-19 Pandemic is Triggering a Healthcare Consumerism Trend | Bob Elmer | Corporate Synergies

The pandemic is actually generating something positive: an escalation of healthcare consumerism. At the end of last year, employee benefits consultants were putting the finishing touches on carefully researched “decade in review” presentations. I should know—I was one of those … Read More

Workforce Reductions are Painful; 5 Ways to be Prepared

John Crable

Workforce Reductions are Painful for Everyone; 5 Ways to Prepare| John Crable | Corporate Synergies

Workforce reductions have as much impact on culture and productivity as on the bottom line. Here are five ways to ease the pain with careful planning. Even before the COVID-19 outbreak interrupted business around the world, experts were warning of … Read More

Our Take: Responding to the COVID-19 Mental Health Crisis

Corporate Synergies

Employers: are your employees aware of resources to ease the COVID-19 mental health crisis?

“Our Take” is Corporate Synergies’ commentary on benefits/insurance news topics. This article discusses the COVID-19 mental health crisis. A recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) paints a sobering picture of the impact of COVID-19 on … Read More

Our Take: What Does the NJ Health Insurance Tax Mean for Employers?

Corporate Synergies

New Jersey’s Health Insurance Tax

“Our Take” is Corporate Synergies’ commentary on benefits/insurance topics. This article discusses the newly signed New Jersey health insurance tax law. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy recently signed a new law levying a 2.5% health insurance tax on net premiums … Read More

5 Insurance Questions You Should Ask Your Broker

Corporate Synergies

Are you certain your employee benefits broker is protecting you from unnecessary cost and risk? We’ve developed this infographic for the top 5 insurance questions to ask. © 2020 Corporate Synergies Group, LLC. No part of this material may be … Read More

5 Up-and-Coming Specialty Benefits

Nick Park

5 New Specialty Benefits that Will Drive Engagement | Corporate Synergies

New specialty benefits startups are a thing and some are stealing the spotlight. Here are 5 options that can take benefits program customization to new heights. These days, the most successful startup businesses combine customization and innovation. From subscription box … Read More

APEX 2020: Corporate Synergies Captures 2 More Awards

Corporate Synergies

Corporate Synergies Captures 2 Awards in Annual APEX 2020 Competition| Corporate Synergies

Camden, New Jersey, August 4, 2020— Corporate Synergies, a national insurance and employee benefits broker and consultancy, has captured two major awards in an annual competition. The firm won a coveted Grand Award and an Award of Excellence in the … Read More

Corporate Synergies Announces EB RISE HR & Finance Forum

Corporate Synergies

Coming August 5: EB RISE 2020 Virtual HR and Finance Forum | Corporate Synergies

Camden, New Jersey, July 28, 2020— With health and safety in mind, Corporate Synergies is presenting its annual HR and Finance Forum in a virtual setting. The educational event, EB RISE 2020, features subject matter experts who will deliver health … Read More