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Koa Sports

December 6, 2017

Customer Spotlight: Koa Sports

A lifelong fan of team sports, Tony Korson wasn’t ready to hang up his cleats after playing baseball at Florida Gulf Coast University. So he decided to start Koa Sports, a 501c3 youth sports organization with a simple, yet impactful mission statement: “shaping kids’ lives through sports.”  “[Our mission] means so much. It means helping kids […]

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December 5, 2017

The Most Wonderful Time of Year…for Time Off Requests?

With the holidays approaching, companies can expect to see an increase in their employees’ time off requests, and the question on everyone’s minds is can these requests be accommodated? While being able to use time off during the holidays is essential to employee satisfaction, companies may struggle to find fair ways to approve these requests […]


December 4, 2017

‘Tis the Season To Offer Great Benefits (& Build a Great Team)

As someone who helps run a small business, you have a lot of challenges that bigger employers don’t have. As a result, the outlook can be a little dicey: Roughly half of small businesses survive their first five years, and only 30% last for 10 years or more, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. […]


December 1, 2017

How To Create An Inclusive Company Holiday Policy

As colder weather sets in, your mind is probably turning to the upcoming holiday season – Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years… and the paid time off they typically bring, right? But, what about holidays that aren’t as high profile in the United States? Because employer-given holidays in America typically line up with our federal holidays, holidays […]

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November 22, 2017

6 Ways to Show Employees You’re Grateful for Them

With Thanksgiving on the mind, we’ve been carving out some creative ways that companies can show gratitude to their employees. And by “creative,” we mean that we’re thinking outside of the standard bonus check. From recognizing exceptional employee performance to providing snacks in the kitchen, there’s a cornucopia of opportunities to show employees you’re grateful […]


November 21, 2017

The Importance of Small Business Saturday

Many people may think that Black Friday is the best shopping holiday of the year, but for those of us who love to shop local, that award goes to Small Business Saturday, which falls on November 25th. Small Business Saturday is a nationally-recognized day designed to bring awareness to locally-owned businesses and the impact they […]