“Now that the Affordable Care Act's Individual Mandate to buy health insurance is on, will that mean more employees sign up for our benefit plans to meet their obligation?” I am often asked this question by employers. According to a recent Employee Benefit Advisor (EBA) article, Preparing Employers for 2015 Health Plan Enrollment Growth, a surge in employer-sponsored health plan enrollment for 2015 is expected, opening the floodgates.
August 19, 2014
August 15, 2014
I recently received the best haircut ever. And it wasn’t just because the hairstylist did an amazing job. It was the whole experience.
August 13, 2014
Back to school. It’s one of my favorite times of the year! No, not because my children are heading back to school. I still have a couple of years before my oldest will be heading off to kindergarten. (And what a day full of joy and tears it will be for this mommy!) The truth is, I enjoy this time of the year because of the school supplies.
August 12, 2014
Earlier this summer, my wife and I welcomed our third child to the world. Leading up to the due date, friends would ask me if I was taking any time off when the baby came. The same friends would then ask my wife how long she was taking off. They were asking the same question, but in two very different ways, leading to the cultural issue of parental leave for men and women.
Topics: Human Resources
August 7, 2014
I truly admire the work of medical professionals for their compassion and dedication—and for being able to stomach the job.My original career plan was nursing. But when I realized that I’m too queasy to work with patients, I knew it wasn’t for me. So I decided to switch gears and study business.