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August 5, 2016

Go for Gold: 3 Ways to Actually Boost Productivity During the Olympic Games

As the 2016 Rio Olympic Games kick off in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, viewers worldwide will be tuning in to watch their favorite teams compete for gold. It’s estimated that 3.6 billion people will be watching, including 72 percent of business professionals. (No pressure, athletes.) Summer months already see a decline in productivity, with more […]


August 2, 2016

The Biggest Factors Influencing Price of Small Group Health Insurance Plans

In today’s post-ACA world, it’s increasingly difficult for employers to understand and select the correct benefits package. As a national benefits firm whose focus is small and mid-sized businesses, it’s our job to keep on top of the changing landscape and advise our clients on the challenges and opportunities related to small group health insurance. […]


July 31, 2016

8 Tips to a More Productive Day

Time is a resource like any other. But in today’s business environment, millions of hours go wasted — not because we’re not filling them with things to do, but because we’re doing things that aren’t necessarily driving results. If you’re not already, start thinking about budgeting your time in the same way you would budget […]

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July 28, 2016

What’s Better for My Business: A Self-Funded or Traditional Health Insurance Plan?

Hi Bud, I have a small business with 11 employees, and would love to introduce a healthcare plan for recruiting and retaining talent. But, the traditional type plans are just too expensive and we can’t afford them.  I priced out the self-insured option. This would be at a price I could work with, except we […]


July 26, 2016

How Benefits Can Help You Win the Talent War

My business helps companies grow by finding the right talent. We’ve worked with the majority of Atlanta’s start-ups and fastest growing companies, and one thing I’ve learned is benefits matter. Having a strong benefits offering can be big ammo when fighting for (and retaining) talent, especially in this candidate-driven environment. With healthcare costs at an […]


July 25, 2016

First Regulatory Milestone

All- I’m pleased to announce that Zenefits has entered into its first regulatory settlement concerning its past licensing practices. As you know, we brought our licensing into compliance shortly after I became CEO in February and self-reported the issue to all the state departments of insurance on March 1. However, the question of the company’s […]