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  • 5 most common resume mistakes

    September 19, 2014

    Whether you’re looking to move to a new firm or hiring candidates for yours, the resume is a first impression and it needs to be a good one. Still, many job candidates routinely make mistakes that can lead to an instant rejection. Laszlo Block, the senior vice president of people operations at Google, shares these common mistakes and how to avoid them.


  • Gender pay gap bill hits impasse in Senate

    September 18, 2014

    The movement towards eradicating the longstanding discrepancies of pay between male and female workers slowed this week when the the Paycheck Fairness Act failed to foster enough votes to advance.


  • Big business develops roadmap for a healthier, more productive workforce

    September 18, 2014

    U.S. health care spending is expected to reach close to 19% of America’s gross domestic product by next year, and private sector leaders are taking the opportunity to unite and create a healthier employee base.


  • Leading CEOs partner to inspire wellness programs across all U.S. employers

    September 17, 2014

    A panel of U.S. companies representing more than 1 million active employees and another 50 million retirees across the globe convened Tuesday in Washington, D.C. to unveil a campaign aimed at reducing the nation’s health care costs.


  • How Christy Schwan leads her all-female advising staff to success

    September 16, 2014

    How Christy Schwan, one of EBA's Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising, became an integral player in the benefits business and continues to pay it forward by mentoring up-and-coming advisers at her all-female benefit firm.


  • What are the 4 types of private exchanges?

    September 16, 2014

    New analysis finds there are four types of private exchanges – what are they and how do employers pick which is right for them?


  • Don't leave money on the table

    September 16, 2014

    Commentary: Voluntary benefits used to be nice-to-have, now they are must-have benefits, says columnist Nelson Griswold. To sell voluntary to the client, don’t ask, tell.


  • Critical illness voluntary benefits, mobile technology use expected to increase

    September 16, 2014

    As interest increases in employers offering voluntary benefits, a particularly large number of employers are beginning to add a more robust range of voluntary benefits to improve morale of existing employees and attract new talent.


  • The Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising

    September 16, 2014

    From technological innovators to compliance experts, plan design specialists to caring mentors, the 20 women chosen by EBA’s editors to receive our inaugural Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising award are not only making extraordinary contributions to the field overall, but are also elevating the status of all women in the profession in the process.


  • 6 ways to overcome distractions

    September 15, 2014

    If anyone knows a thing or two about multitasking, it’s benefit managers. From understanding the compliance complexities of the Affordable Care Act to navigating the nuances of ERISA, benefit managers are experts at juggling several priorities. Yet multitasking and having to deal with constant interruptions can negatively affect work quality, according to a recent study from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.


  • Specific questions that will determine the future of your business

    September 12, 2014

    Commentary: Think about what you would do differently, says columnist Jack Kwicien, because your success depends on it.


  • A day in the life of Michael Bodack

    September 12, 2014

    A day in the life of benefit adviser Michael Bodack of York International Agency.


  • The case of the accidental fiduciary: When a signature is more than just a name

    September 11, 2014

    Why the CEO’s ability to sign paychecks may also make them liable as plan fiduciaries; and how you can help your employer clients avoid this slippery slope.


  • You have to change your way of thinking

    September 11, 2014

    Commentary: A good management consultant offers you objective advice and a path to greater prosperity, says Craig Davidson.


  • How to create a fool-proof marketing campaign

    September 11, 2014

    Commentary: Follow this step-by-step process and columnist Mel Schlesinger says you’ll be swimming in sales calls.


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