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Sprinkler System Failures

When it operates correctly, your commercial property’s sprinkler system can play a vital role in suppressing a fire. According to a recent report from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), in fire incidents substantial enough to require assistance from a...

You Still Qualify for 2021 Health Insurance!

If you missed Open Enrollment (which ended in December 2020) you may have a new opportunity to secure coverage! Don't just go to the open market. There are several reasons to use a local agent, and best of all, our services and assistance are offered at no additional...

Preventing Work-from-Home Burnout

5 Ways to Beat Work-from-Home Burnout If you're working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic and feeling burnt out, you're not alone. According to a survey by Monster, an online employment platform 69% of remote employees are experiencing burnout. What is burnout?...

Fast Facts About the COVID-19 Vaccines

You’ve probably heard that a vaccine will help bring an end to the pandemic. Now that there are two vaccines authorized for use, you may have questions about those vaccines, especially in the age of misinformation. Here’s what you need to know about the COVID-19...

A Look Back at 2020

A look back at 2020: Advisen Data Spotlight When the clock struck midnight on the last day of 2020, it marked the end of a year marred by catastrophe—the outbreak of COVID-19, high-profile data breaches, opioid litigation and corporate scandal, to name a few. To put...

Employer OSHA Liabilities for Remote Workers

Encouraging remote work has become a new normal for a variety of reasons. Whether it is to reduce costs of operating a physical place of business, address pandemic reasons or allow employees to have a better work-life balance, more and more workers are working from...

Holiday Safety Insights

With the holidays in full swing, we wanted to provide you with some quick reminders - especially if you plan to travel over the break. How to Prevent Frostbite Being outdoors during winter months can expose you to cold weather conditions. Exposure to frigid...

Virtual Workplace Holiday Parties

At the end of the calendar year, workplace holiday celebrations are an experience that many employees look forward to as a highlight of the season. These celebrations are often a long-standing tradition allowing employees to celebrate with their colleagues—and...

Preparing for Flu Season During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Each year, the seasonal flu has a marked impact on businesses and employers, causing increased absenteeism, decreased productivity and higher health care costs. The past few flu seasons have seen high hospitalization and mortality rates, which has public health...

Managing Social Media Risk

Organizations continue to leverage social media channels to engage and interact with customers on a more personal level. Social media remains a great opportunity for businesses to connect with customers, job candidates and other stakeholders. However, before fully...
Sprinkler System Failures

Sprinkler System Failures

When it operates correctly, your commercial property’s sprinkler system can play a vital role in suppressing a fire. According to a recent report from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), in fire incidents substantial enough to require assistance from a...

You Still Qualify for 2021 Health Insurance!

You Still Qualify for 2021 Health Insurance!

If you missed Open Enrollment (which ended in December 2020) you may have a new opportunity to secure coverage! Don't just go to the open market. There are several reasons to use a local agent, and best of all, our services and assistance are offered at no additional...

Preventing Work-from-Home Burnout

Preventing Work-from-Home Burnout

5 Ways to Beat Work-from-Home Burnout If you're working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic and feeling burnt out, you're not alone. According to a survey by Monster, an online employment platform 69% of remote employees are experiencing burnout. What is burnout?...

Fast Facts About the COVID-19 Vaccines

Fast Facts About the COVID-19 Vaccines

You’ve probably heard that a vaccine will help bring an end to the pandemic. Now that there are two vaccines authorized for use, you may have questions about those vaccines, especially in the age of misinformation. Here’s what you need to know about the COVID-19...

A Look Back at 2020

A look back at 2020: Advisen Data Spotlight When the clock struck midnight on the last day of 2020, it marked the end of a year marred by catastrophe—the outbreak of COVID-19, high-profile data breaches, opioid litigation and corporate scandal, to name a few. To put...

Employer OSHA Liabilities for Remote Workers

Employer OSHA Liabilities for Remote Workers

Encouraging remote work has become a new normal for a variety of reasons. Whether it is to reduce costs of operating a physical place of business, address pandemic reasons or allow employees to have a better work-life balance, more and more workers are working from...

Holiday Safety Insights

Holiday Safety Insights

With the holidays in full swing, we wanted to provide you with some quick reminders - especially if you plan to travel over the break. How to Prevent Frostbite Being outdoors during winter months can expose you to cold weather conditions. Exposure to frigid...

Virtual Workplace Holiday Parties

Virtual Workplace Holiday Parties

At the end of the calendar year, workplace holiday celebrations are an experience that many employees look forward to as a highlight of the season. These celebrations are often a long-standing tradition allowing employees to celebrate with their colleagues—and...

Preparing for Flu Season During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Preparing for Flu Season During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Each year, the seasonal flu has a marked impact on businesses and employers, causing increased absenteeism, decreased productivity and higher health care costs. The past few flu seasons have seen high hospitalization and mortality rates, which has public health...

Managing Social Media Risk

Managing Social Media Risk

Organizations continue to leverage social media channels to engage and interact with customers on a more personal level. Social media remains a great opportunity for businesses to connect with customers, job candidates and other stakeholders. However, before fully...

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