Ergonomic Safety Basics: Free Webinar THIS Thursday

Ergonomic Safety Basics: Free Webinar THIS Thursday

We tend to think of the office as a relatively safe work environment; however, routine activities such as typing and using the computer mouse can sometimes lead to costly and disabling repetitive motion injuries. Fortunately, developing a good understanding of ergonomics and implementing pro-active ergonomic measures can help to reduce the chance of these types [&hellip


New Survey Analyzes Insurance Brokers’ Views on Health Care Reform and Other Trends

New Survey Analyzes Insurance Brokers’ Views on Health Care Reform and Other Trends

With the Supreme Court poised to issue a decision on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) later this week, the future of the healthcare market is once again on top of our minds. Employers in particular will be watching the case carefully, as the decision will significantly impact the way they offer insurance to their employees. While we [&hellip


Team Dynamics, Part II: Building Successful Teams

Team Dynamics, Part II: Building Successful Teams

Continuing our discussion of maximizing team efforts in the workplace, let’s examine some key traits for building a successful team, the ideal communication style of a team leader and the causes, ramifications and possible solutions of team conflict. Key Traits for Building a Successful Team Several attributes are essential for members attempting to build teams [&hellip


Understanding Team Dynamics

Understanding Team Dynamics

Does effective teamwork impact productivity and financial gain within a company? The answer is yes, at least according to organizations such as YMCA, Harvard University, Dunkin’ Donuts and General Electric, among many others. These companies have come to believe in the power of effective teamwork and have aggressively promoted team building within their organizations. What [&hellip