Tag: Benefits


Top Myths Keeping People from Buying Much-Needed Life Insurance

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Sep 2017

Top Myths Keeping People from Buying Much-Needed Life Insurance

Life! It can be pretty great, wouldn’t you say? And for exactly that reason, many people don’t like talking about life insurance. For some, it can seem a little morbid to discuss what happens to you or your money after you die.  And if you’ve seen Groundhog Day, your opinion of life insurance salespeople may be a little tainted.   However, life insurance brings assurance...

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Why Your Business Could Use Investment in Diversity and Inclusion

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Aug 2017

Why Your Business Could Use Investment in Diversity and Inclusion

For a lot of businesses, the topic of diversity and inclusion have been on the brain. It’s no wonder. A diverse workplace has all kinds of benefits including increased collaboration a teamwork and an increased pool of skills knowledge and ideas. The Millennial generation is the most diverse generation to date, they expect a diverse and inclusive workplace. So if you’re looking to attract the...

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Does Your Workplace Focus Enough on Mental Health?

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Jul 2017

Does Your Workplace Focus Enough on Mental Health?

Mental Health isn’t a buzz word. It’s well being! People can become so “comfortable” in a stressful work environment, they don’t realize there are alternatives. Work and stress don’t need to be synonymous with each other. In fact, if your employees are stressed by their work, you have a big problem on your hands. Why This is a Problem? People who are stressed are not...

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Employees Aren’t Satisfied With Benefits Like They Used to Be, Here’s the Changes to Make

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Jun 2017

Employees Aren’t Satisfied With Benefits Like They Used to Be, Here’s the Changes to Make

What do you think, when you see 70% on a report? For most, it’s just okay. It’s a B-, average number that doesn’t indicate any sort of excellence or overachieving. Well according to the latest Sanofi Canada study, which is Canada’s longest-running survey on health benefit plans, 70% is also the average percentage of people with benefit plans satisfied with their job. This is an...

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How To Create a Happier (And Therefore More Productive) Workplace

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Jun 2017

How To Create a Happier (And Therefore More Productive) Workplace

Summer in Guelph means Farmer’s Markets, Hillside Festival, ice cream at the Boathouse and plenty of other fun. With all these happy things to daydream about, maintaining productivity in the workplace can be a challenge. But it doesn’t need to be difficult! Productivity and employee happiness go hand in hand. Here’s some simple ways you can increase both in your workplace. Focus on the Whole,...

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6 Ways to Continually Motivate Yourself to Better Wellness #MayHealth

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May 2017

6 Ways to Continually Motivate Yourself to Better Wellness #MayHealth

You know the hardest part about staying healthy? Convincing yourself you’re worth the effort. Taking steps to become more healthy can be incredibly rewarding, but the journey feels long and rough at times. Our Bensol team in Guelph, is constantly encouraging each other to eat better and be more active! We inspire each other because staying motivated isn’t easy, we get it. Now that we’re...

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How to Get Employees to Take Part in Wellness Programs

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Apr 2017

How to Get Employees to Take Part in Wellness Programs

Just like cars, homes, or anything really, our bodies can wear down and have more issues OVER TIME if we don’t treat them well NOW. Many companies incorporate wellness programs in the workplace in order to create healthier lifestyles for their employees. Not just because healthy employees are more happy and productive, but because you’ll actually see an improvement on your bottom line if you cut...

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The New Generation of Benefits for Guelph Millennials

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Mar 2017

The New Generation of Benefits for Guelph Millennials

You may have noticed more seemingly young people at your workplace. The fact is, Millennials have recently passed Baby Boomers as the world’s largest generation. In a university town like Guelph, paying mind to what the next generation wants in the workplace is going to be key to your small business’ quality of service and longevity! But is it even possible to keep millennial employees?...

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Our Reasons for Joining the Guelph Chamber of Commerce Today

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Mar 2017

Our Reasons for Joining the Guelph Chamber of Commerce Today

If you’re a startup or small business in Guelph or Centre Wellington, chances are you’re already a member or you’ve considered joining the Chamber of Commerce. As long time members ourselves, we can vouch for the value of a membership. This is our list of reasons you should consider joining the city’s largest network of entrepreneurs and small businesses. Getting Your Name Out There Inclusion...

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Ten Things to Consider When Weighing the Cost of Small Business Benefits

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Feb 2017

Ten Things to Consider When Weighing the Cost of Small Business Benefits

Around tax time, you might start considering the state of your finances. A small business may consider cutting or adding benefits. However, before you make any decisions, here’s ten things to consider about the benefits of benefits. 1. Benefits keep your best employees working for you. 2. Benefits mean more to your employees than money   3. Seriously. Benefits really mean a lot to your...

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