The JKJ Blog

Millennials in the Workplace

When I started my career search during my junior year of college, I quickly became aware about the generational differences in the workplace. Now with three different generations in the work place (Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Millenials), the gap between these three may seem larger to employers and employees than before.

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International Employee Benefits

International employee benefits are a constantly changing, dynamic aspect of any global organization. With the continuation of globalization in the US economy, companies will continue to increase interest and usage of international employee benefit plans. Employers are now taking a centralized approach to their global benefits strategy.

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EEOC Sues Wellness Plans Compliant with the ACA

Many business leaders initially supported the health care reform largely because of its wellness plan initiatives. The Affordable Care Act allows corporations to incent and reward employees who participate in corporate wellness programs meant to encourage employee health and wellness. Over time, workplace wellness programs are projected to reduce a company’s group medical insurance premiums by incentivizing employees to get healthy.  Corporate wellness programs may be participatory only, or health contingent (outcome based), and focus on health-related issues such as early detection, weight loss, and smoking cessation.

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MAINTAIN and don’t GAIN during the holiday season!

During the holidays it is very difficult to pass up the temptation of eating the holiday sweets that are being delivered to your office on a daily basis. As you enter the kitchen for a mid morning snack you constantly fight the battle with yourself to pick up the orange rather than the cookie that looks so good, but is not helping with shedding the pounds or maintaining your current weight. I know it is very challenging because the temptation of high calorie foods is everywhere during the holidays.

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Why is Insurance Important?

With the holiday season fast approaching, thoughts turn to family and friends. While decorating your home and visiting loved ones, it’s important to remember that taking proper safety precautions and having appropriate insurance can help make your holiday more enjoyable and memorable. Without proper insurance, you may be stuck dealing with issues that can make the best of holidays not the best of times.

The following statistics are sure to send a shiver down the informed insurance buyer’s spine:

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JKJ Nashville Walking Competition Summary

On October 19, 2014, 50 of the most intelligent, motivated and energized individuals in the Senior Living industry kicked off the National Leading Age Conference in Nashville, TN by putting on their walking shoes to participate in the JKJ Fitbit Walking Challenge.

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WINTER IS COMING!

Winter 2014 proved to be a pretty difficult experience for many communities as well as businesses due to harsh weather conditions and a frequency of power outages. It is not too early to plan and take action to protect against potentially devastating property damage and/or business interruption losses.

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