Changing Careers and Health Insurance

Career Alley

Employer-Based Health Insurance Statistics. When employers offer their workers’ health insurance coverage, it not only raises the caliber of employees applying for open positions, it also ensures a healthy, more productive workforce. Because of this, more and more employers are offering health insurance plans to their workers. Roughly 57% of small businesses in the United States with 49 or fewer employees offer health insurance plans to their workers.

The Top 5 Small Business Health Insurance Options in 2019

Jobacle

Luckily, it’s still possible to find the right health insurance plans for employees as a small business. From traditional group insurance to self-funded insurance, there are still options for your business. If you’re a small business with under 50 employees, you likely know that you’re not legally required to provide health insurance to your employees under the Employer Mandate for Large Employers. Traditional Group Insurance.

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Private Health Insurance for Every Woman

Ms. Career Girl

A lot of discussion has been held recently about the cost and availability of health insurance for workers. In the US, employers with over fifty staff are now legally required to provide health insurance for their employees, but that still leaves out a great deal of people, including a good portion of you, our readership. For US citizens, these plans are the ones you will find in the Health Insurance Marketplace as part of the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act.

Your Employer's Group Health Insurance: Did They Make A Wise Choice?

Jobacle

Getting quality heath insurance from your employer's benefit plans covers your health and gives you and your family a lot of piece of mind as far as your health is concerned. A group health insurance makes for an excellent idea for employers to lure in potential talent. Group health insurance plan is a lot cheaper as opposed to a single person health insurance policy since the premium cost is stretched across all of your fellow employees.

Do Your Employees Understand Their Health Insurance?

Evil HR Lady

Everyone knows that they need to take care of their health, but when it comes to truly understanding health insurance, how good are your employees? Only 19 percent of employers report that their employees have a “high level” of understanding of their benefits. Eighty percent of employers claim their employees don’t even read the benefits collateral. To keep reading, click here: Do Your Employees Understand Their Health Insurance?

Leading a Company Through an Employer Brand Refresh

The Undercover Recruiter

Its core businesses are insurance and asset management. The organization is undergoing major transformations, including a global refresh of its employer brand. Here’s how Kara McLeod, the company’s employer brand head in Asia-Pacific is leading the way.

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Will You Have to Insure Employees’ Robot Children?

Workology

Experienced HR employers insurance robotsNo, that’s not a joke headline. A Spanish scientist, Dr. Sergio Santos, who builds sex robots as his side hustle plans to father children with his sex robot girlfriend. No, that’s not a. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

Telecommuters Get Lower Insurance Rates?

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Telecommuters Get Lower Insurance Rates? June 14, 2008 · 4 comments I just saw this today and am thinking now I’d better call my insurance agent to be sure I’m noted as a “pleasure&# driver on our car insurance policy… From the Consumer Federation of America (CFA): “Auto insurance rates are partially based on how much you drive and how you use your car,&# said J.

Ep 71 – Importance of Compliance with Employers Insurance Benefits

Workology

The topic of compliance in employer benefits is of growing importance, due in part to the new reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act, and because several benefit administration companies have recently been questioned about reporting, licensing and compliance issues. Episode 71: Navigating the Changing World of Employers Insurance Benefits, Programs and Brokers. Company insurance and benefit brokers often get a bad rap.

How To Save Money On Your Car Insurance?

Resume Help Blog

Home Our Partners About Us Resume Writers Resume Help – Lesson #1 Resume Help – Lesson #2 Resume Help Blog Stand Out From The Crowd In Today's Job Market MBA Online Recent Posts Putting the Employer First Advice for New Graduates to Compete Successfully How To Save Money On Your Car Insurance The Anatomy of a Hostile Government Takeover – Obamacare at six months. A few years ago we were insured by an insurance company that offered an extremely low rate.

it’s time to close the life insurance gender gap

Ask a Manager

This post, it’s time to close the life insurance gender gap , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. And now a word from a sponsor… You probably know about the gender pay gap – but did you know there’s a gender gap on life insurance too?

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Health Insurance for Your Personal Brand – The 3 Cs

Executive Career Brand

Executive Career Services Samples - Executive Resume and Biography Targeted Company and Industry Research for Executive Job Search Best of About Meg Master Resume Writer Reach Certified Online Identity Strategist Publications Testimonials Contact Health Insurance for Your Personal Brand – The 3 Cs by Meg Guiseppi on December 30, 2009 · 8 comments Want to safeguard your executive personal brand and keep it working for you? Will Employment Gaps Hurt My Executive Job Search?

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How Can Data Analytics Help Insurance Companies Perform Better?

Imarticus Learning

How can big data help insurance companies – a heavily regulated sector in India and everywhere else in the world – and make them perform better? With the competition only rising in the insurance sector, what company makes headway in properly using data analytics and acts a role model remains to be seen. How exactly can analytics help insurance companies serve their customers better? Use of Data Analytics in the Insurance Sector.

How to Fight Unemployment Insurance Benefit Hearings

Workology

Our economy is strong, however, unemployment insurance remains a cost that employers and businesses should evaluate and understand in order to remain profitable and growing. Unemployment insurance benefits first appeared in Wisconsin in 1932 as part of an effort to provide relief to workers who were unemployed as a result of the 1929 financial collapse. The length a state offers unemployment insurance benefits varies. You are not currently employed.

an expert on how to get what you need from your health insurance

Ask a Manager

This post, an expert on how to get what you need from your health insurance , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. If your employer offers multiple plans, look at the value of predictability as well as the overall out of pocket maximum. Call your insurance company.

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How to Insure You Have a Job in the Future

Workology

He believes, as The Business Insider said: “Every great period of innovation has produced its share of labour-market doomsayers, but technological progress has never previously failed to generate new employment opportunities.” . But the reality is that current jobs will be lost and will disappear as opportunities of employment. Everyone has heard that robots are the workers of the future. I have written about it several times.

Insurance at Risk: Small Business Employees Risk Losing Coverage

HireCentrix

Insurance at Risk: Small Business Employees Risk Losing Coverage. TOPIC: Insurance at Risk: Small Business Employees Risk Losing Coverage. Insurance at Risk: Small Business Employees Risk Losing Coverage. TOPIC: Insurance at Risk: Small Business Employees Risk Losing Coverage. Insurance at Risk: Small Business Employees Risk Losing Coverage. The Decline in Employer-Based Coverage. Instability in the Insurance Market and Gaps in Coverage.

How to Grow Awareness of Your Employer Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

Ashley Cheretes faces a challenge familiar to many employer brand leaders: Her company isn’t top-of-mind for many candidates, despite touching millions of lives. Employer Branding Ashley Cheretes Cigna Employer Branding Podcast Interview podcast virtual virtual events

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6 Skills Recent Graduates gain working in Insurance.

Corn on the Job

No matter what role you have within the insurance industry you will have to interact with other people. You will have to interact both in person and over the phone with customers looking for different types of insurance. Working in insurance you may be responding to a client about their child’s health insurance or about their small businesses workers compensation insurance policy. Critical-thinking skills are crucial in the insurance industry.

Health Insurance and Career Choice

Career Key

A major factor in making many career decisions is health care, such as obtaining or keeping health insurance. Like me, you have probably heard comments like these: “I would really like to start my own business, but I can’t afford to lose the health insurance I now get through my employer. I made a mistake going into accounting, but I’m afraid to go back to school to become a counselor because my wife can’t get health insurance where she works.” “I

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“Can my employer reduce benefits without any limit?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: About ten days ago, without notice, my employer sent out an email to all employees telling us that, effective immediately, our health insurance will cost us more, our 401k contributions will be cut in half, and if we are laid off, our severance will be eliminated – entirely. Regarding employers and employees, and employment benefits, this is how it goes: 1. The law requires that employers provide their employers with only certain, limited benefits.

“If my company is sold, can I collect unemployment insurance.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » “If my company is sold, can I collect unemployment insurance benefits?” “If If my company is sold, can I collect unemployment insurance benefits?” Employment Info and Insight B. Inspiration, Encouragement, Motivation Building the Employment Relation E. Published on October 6th, 2010 by Alan L Sklover Question: The company I work for is being sold to another company.

Employment Benefits: Negotiating For Life Insurance As Part Of Your Salary

Career Realism

There are several solid reasons to include life insurance into your overall strategy for negotiating your salary package. Reasons to negotiate for life insurance coverage at your job: Life insurance is more than just a vehicle to gain a death benefit payout from. Obtaining and maintaining the maximum feasible level of life insurance is an integral element of your comprehensive financial portfolio. Life insurance policies gain value, after time, as you pay into them.

if you lost your job recently, you’re eligible for 6 months of free health insurance

Ask a Manager

This post, if you lost your job recently, you’re eligible for 6 months of free health insurance , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. If you lost your job in the last 18 months, you can now remain on your employer-sponsored health insurance for free through September 30 , as part of the American Rescue Plan Act signed into law last month.

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Justice Department Sues Nation's Largest Mortgage Insurance.

HireCentrix

Justice Department Sues Nation’s Largest Mortgage Insurance Provider for Discrimination Against Women on Paid Maternity Leave. WASHINGTON – The Justice Department announced today that it has sued the Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation (MGIC), the nation’s largest mortgage insurance company, and two of its underwriters, Elgina Cunningham and Kelly Kane, for violating the Fair Housing Act by discriminating against women on paid maternity leave. Be our Friend.

What You Need to Know About ACHA and Employer Coverage

Workology

HR aca acha benefits employer coverage health insuranceOn May the Republication healthcare bill passed its first hurdle in Congress and the ACHA is now on its way to the Senate. While the party was unable to fully repeal and replace, as so many of them. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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Life After COBRA

Workology

When employees and their families leave their places of employment or experience a benefit status changes such as death, divorce, and job transition, they have the option to continue under their previous employers group health insurance coverage for an extended period of time which in my case was 18 months. COBRA provides employees and former employees the opportunity to continue their health insurance and their health insurance alone.

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Sexual Harassment – What it Is and What it Isn’t

Ms. Career Girl

While it’s only one part of what the insurance industry covers under the heading of employment practices liability insurance ( EPLI ), we’ve all been sensitized to it. Government Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says: “It is unlawful to harass a person (an applicant or employee) because of that person’s sex. As part of the coverage offered under EPLI, a broad range of potential employee/employer liability is covered.

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what’s the deal with life insurance?

Ask a Manager

But how exactly does life insurance work? I asked Paya Schlass from Haven Life Insurance Agency to answer the most common questions I hear about life insurance. Haven Life is a life insurance agency backed and wholly owned by MassMutual that was founded by a new dad who thought the process for purchasing life insurance should easier. They’ve modernized the process of buying term life insurance to make it simple and affordable.).

Using Best Marketing Practices to Activate your Employer Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

Most of us have to have health insurance to help cover the smallest of ailments to the most serious but who do you choose and where do you start? Today we are talking to a health tech company offering on-demand healthcare concierge for employers, health plans, and. Using Best Marketing Practices to Activate your Employer Brand Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Accolade Brandon Linn Employer Branding Podcast health tech Healthcare

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update from the reader worried her employer was going to drop their health insurance

Ask A Manager

Remember the reader back in March who was worried that her employer was getting ready to drop their health insurance ? We still have the same insurance, and nothing has changed, other than I probably have a few more gray hairs from worrying about it. Even if she doesn’t pursue it, I personally feel much more comfortable now knowing that the exchanges exist as a Plan B if she did drop the company insurance or if my job was eliminated.

Are You Committing Unemployment Insurance Fraud By Accident?

Career Realism

Unemployment Insurance Fraud takes place when an individual conceals or misrepresents some information to get or increase unemployment insurance payments. Types of UI: Failing to report your employment. This includes: cash jobs, commission, self-employment, 1099 or temporary. Using another individual’s identity (social security number andor name) to work and file for insurance payments. Helping some person to file a fraudulent insurance claim.

Employer Brand Tagline: Do You Need One?

Workology

Can an employer brand create a similar sense with just a simple tagline? Do employer taglines resonate? “Employer brand lines are essential,” says Susan LaMotte of exaqueo. Insuring your future. One for the consumer brand and one for the employer brand. How can employer brands best leverage their consumer ones ? HR employer brand employer branding employer branding best practices Shannon Smedstad

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my employer might drop our health insurance — what can I do?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Yesterday, I overheard a conversation between the owner of the company and our accountant where they discussed dropping the company’s health insurance plan. If it does happen, what is the best way to try to negotiate additional money so I can pay for my own insurance? Say something like this to her: “When I was in the room with you and Bob yesterday, I couldn’t help overhearing that we might drop our insurance plan altogether.

Before You Change Jobs, Do This!

Professional Resume Services

Before you actually look for new employment, make sure you understand the benefits you currently have, like health insurance, and how those will be affected. Health insurance is a complicated thing so you have to be aware of how a job change changes your status. In a recent survey, almost a quarter of the respondents said that their insurance benefits and out-of-pocket expenses worsened their financial situation more than anticipated.

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What are the Basics a Company Should Have in Place When it Comes to Supporting Employee Mental Health Through Organisational Policies?

The Undercover Recruiter

Employer Employee Mental Health Equality Act insurance mental health policies UR panelSome companies have won awards for their employee mental health policies, others have just got the bare minimum in place to ensure they and their staff are covered, while shockingly some organizations haven’t even considered putting one in place. So what should an employee mental health policy include and why? Well luckily for you, we’ve. View Article.

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You’ve Got The Job! What’s Next?

Ms. Career Girl

Insurance. When you’re young and still have that youthful delusion of invincibility, insurance can seem like an unnecessary financial burden. What’s important to remember is the basic reason behind insurance. Insurance is meant to back you up in the event of something happening that is not only unexpected but would be a financial burden. So it’s important to have the kinds of insurance that you and a professional advisor deem appropriate.

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Can I Say No to Health Insurance and Get a Raise Instead?

Evil HR Lady

Dear Evil HR Lady, I’m retired from the Navy and, therefore, covered by military health insurance. I’ve done a lot of good things for the company, and just based on the fact that I’m still employed, I know I’m appreciated. Can I Say No to Health Insurance and Get a Raise Instead When the economy took a dive I declined the company paid health coverage. In three years of not paying for this, the company is saving around $16,000.

Employment Verification Letter Template (Samples)

Algrim.co

An employment verification letter is a business letter or formal letter written on behalf of an employer for an employee.

“What is Joint Employer Liability?” Many Workers Have Two Employers, But Don’t Know It

Sklover Working Wisdom

He was registered with an employment agency that regularly placed him on coding projects with its customers– usually for three to six months at a time. The employment agency handled all of the details of his assignments, collected the fees from the customer, and then paid Thomas for the hours he worked. After his financial institution assignment was completed, Thomas asked his employment agency whether he was eligible for overtime pay for the extraordinary hours he had put in.

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Can I Say No to Health Insurance and Get a Raise Instead?

Evil HR Lady

Dear Evil HR Lady, I’m retired from the Navy and, therefore, covered by military health insurance. I’ve done a lot of good things for the company, and just based on the fact that I’m still employed, I know I’m appreciated. Can I Say No to Health Insurance and Get a Raise Instead When the economy took a dive I declined the company paid health coverage. In three years of not paying for this, the company is saving around $16,000.

Hiring Your First Employees: Making the Move from Small Business to Employer

Ms. Career Girl

Brush Up on Your Tax and Employment Laws. In addition to budgeting for expenses like salaries and benefit contributions, you’ll also need to budget for employment taxes. While you’re at it, take the time to meet with your lawyer to talk about employment law.

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do you need life insurance? quite possibly.

Ask a Manager

Also, life insurance. Yes, life insurance, because someday we are all going to kick the bucket, in many cases leaving behind financial dependents. Here’s the deal with life insurance: If you have people who currently depend on you, in whole or in part, for financial support, life insurance will help provide financial security to them. Or use this life insurance calculator to determine if you indeed need it. do you need life insurance?