The effectiveness of an employee wellness program is dependent almost entirely on who you ask. If you ask an employer, they may point to an ambiguous ROI as a reason why they dislike employee wellness programs. Ask an employee, and they may tell you a wellness plan is not just essential but is an employer’s […]
About Adam Hall
Adam Hall has over nine years of experience in the employee benefits industry. He serves as one of The Olson Group’s Employee Benefit Consultants. He holds a health/life license in the states of Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, and Kansas. Additionally, he is Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) certified. Adam is a Nebraska native and graduated from Hastings Colledge with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
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“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin Education is a vital if oft-overlooked, portion of any outstanding employee benefits package. Employers may not understand its importance, but education can make a world of difference in the engagement in and effectiveness of, your employee benefits plan. Per BenefitsPro, many large employers report […]
Every year millions of Americans use their personal vehicles to travel for business purposes. There are a variety of reasons employees use personal vehicles for business. Whether it’s to make a sales call or pick-up office supplies, these trips are vital to your organization’s operations. Keep reading to learn the new standard mileage rate and everything […]
Most people know women in the U.S. make around 80 cents for every dollar a man earns. So, the gender pay gap for women in this country has long hovered around 20 percent. But recent research from the Institute of Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) suggests this number may be much more significant than we previously […]
Voting in America is more than just something, “you should do.” In the U.S., voting is widely considered an individual’s civic duty. Unfortunately, many Americans don’t vote, especially in mid-term elections like the one yesterday. According to research by Vote.org, around 60 percent of Americans didn’t vote in the last midterm election. That’s because many […]
October 10, is World Mental Health Day. As we learn more and more about mental health, it has become more evident just how big of an impact it can have on your employees’ performance. Mental health is just as important of a factor on productivity as physical health. And, like physical health, it’s beneficial for […]
Health insurance and healthcare costs overall have risen over the course of the past 50 years with a steady consistency. Neither the Affordable Care Act nor regulations from the Trump administration have been able to make a dent in the growth of these costs. In 1960, national health spending equaled five percent of the country’s […]
Look around your office or workplace. More than two of every three people you work with own a pet. According to the 2017-18 National Pet Owners Survey, approximately 68 percent of U.S. households own at least one pet. And, these pet owners spent a combined $69.51 billion on their pets in 2017, up almost $3 […]
Once a year the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) meets at its annual conference. Every year this conference delivers insights into the latest HR trends. One of the methods SHRM uses to explore these trends is through the SHRM Employee Benefits Survey. The 2018 Employee Benefits Survey brought a handful of key insights to […]
In 2016, Americans left 662 million vacation days on the table, according to Project: Time Off. An increase of four million days from 2015. Out of those 662 million days, an estimated 206 million are forfeited days. Essentially, U.S. workers sacrificed $66.4 billion in 2016 benefits alone. This number means, for 2016, each American employee […]
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