Employee Benefits Blog

Going Virtual: A Different Way to Present Benefits to Employees

Going Virtual: A Different Way to Present Benefits to Employees COVID-19 has dramatically changed operations of businesses across the country. From temporary closures to an increase of remote workers, life has been flipped upside down. If day-to-day operations have changed drastically, so has the way employers communicate with employees. Reliance on virtual technologies is more […]

Supporting Workplace Mental Health through Telehealth and an EAP

Supporting Workplace Mental Health through Telehealth and an EAP We understand life has changed and organization’s team members may be spending more time at home. From balancing family obligations to reliving stress and balancing the workday, the sudden change to remote work has impacted everyone. Staying healthy at home has never been more important, including […]

6 Ways to Engage Remote Employees Virtually

6 Ways to Engage Remote Employees Virtually The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed how we work and live since March 2020. Many employees, if possible, have begun working remotely from their homes. The transition of employees from in-person to remote has its challenges. One of those challenges is considering how to keep employees engaged when […]

JS Clark Agency’s 2020 Online Spring Seminar: HR in Crisis Recap

JS Clark Agency’s 2020 Online Spring Seminar: HR in Crisis Recap JS Clark Agency’s 2020 Online Spring Seminar: HR in Crisis was an informative and helpful event for HR professionals at organizations in various industries. With the COVID-19 pandemic, HR professionals have had to field questions and concerns and keep up with new legislation and […]

2020 Wellness Calendar

2020 Wellness Calendar 2020 is here and so is our wellness calendar for employers. If your company does or doesn’t have an official wellness program, you can use this calendar to keep track of monthly holidays and health awareness initiatives to engage your employees. March Employee Appreciation Day takes place in March, but you can […]

Are You Washing Your Hands Properly?

Are You Washing Your Hands Properly? We’ve all heard that washing our hands is important, and that it prevents the spread of germs and infections. Hand washing seems like such a simple task, but many people do not wash their hands properly as revealed in various studies. The next time you’re in the bathroom consider […]

Ancillary Benefits: The Top Choices According to Employees

Ancillary Benefits: The Top Choices According to Employees To meet the changing expectations and needs of today’s workforce, employers need to build benefits plans that meet their employees’ assortment of needs. Employers should also confirm that employees fully understand the value of their benefit options.  Ancillary benefits are products that are acquired as an add-on […]

5 Reasons You Should Attend JS Clark Agency’s 2020 Spring Seminar

5 Reasons You Should Attend JS Clark Agency’s 2020 Spring Seminar Seminars are an excellent place to meet and network with industry professionals, as well as pick up new ideas and information. JS Clark’s Spring Seminar: Shaping Benefits for a Diverse Workforce offers the opportunity for you to: Get the latest updates regarding employee benefits. […]

Health Savings Account: What You Should Know

Health Savings Account: What You Should Know If you don’t know the ins and outs of a health savings account (HSA), it’s important to start learning. An HSA is a savings account used by individuals with high-deductible health plans. It can be used to pay for medical expenses. HSAs were first introduced under the Medicare […]

American Heart Month – Benefits Communication Resources for Employers

American Heart Month – Benefits Communication Resources for Employers February is American Heart Month. In February, the observance focuses on women and heart disease. According to Go Red for Women — a campaign of the American Heart Association (AHA) — “cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each […]

Register for JS Clark Agency’s 2020 Spring Seminar!

Register for JS Clark Agency’s 2020 Spring Seminar! JS Clark’s Spring Seminar: Shaping Benefits for a Diverse Workforce takes a look at how generational differences impact all things benefits-related. Dive into topics affecting HR professionals as it relates to diversity and inclusion. Join JS Clark Account Executives on Thursday, April 9, 2020, to get legislative, […]

Let’s Talk About It: HSA Contributions and Medicare

Let’s Talk About It: HSA Contributions and Medicare Watch the fourth video in JS Clark Agency’s “Let’s Talk About It” video series. This video answers commonly asked questions about employer contributions to health savings accounts (HSAs) and Medicare eligible employees answered by JS Clark Agency’s Compliance Director. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for new videos […]

Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance: Is it right for your employees?

Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance: Is it right for your employees? According to the Social Security Administration, 25 percent of all people in their 20s will become disabled and unable to work before reaching the retirement age of 67. Disability insurance provides coverage for an employee in the event an employee becomes disabled and cannot […]

2020 Employee Benefits Communication Calendar for Employers

2020 Employee Benefits Communication Calendar for Employers Throughout the year, there are several special observances. Some celebrated nationally and some celebrated locally. Throughout 2020, there are several monthly observances that align with reminding employees to use their employee benefits plans throughout the year. These reminders can help employees remain healthy and productive. February February is […]

Take advantage of the employee benefit resources on JS Clark Agency’s website

Take advantage of the resources on JS Clark Agency’s website If you haven’t explored the JS Clark Agency website, then you should. There a ton of resources available regarding employee benefits. Discover communication tactics, answers to complex compliance issues, downloadable e-books with carrier value adds and more. Answers to complex questions in our “Let’s Talk […]