May 17, 2021
Walk The Talk: Why Authentic Leadership Is So Powerful
I had it all together. I was strong. I was modelling all the good behaviours expected of a leader, showing no signs of stress or anxious moments. That’s the "me" I allowed my team to see. And as one of...
May 12, 2021
Take 5 for Health Benefits Employer Profile: Virtual Healthcare
March 2021 - The services may be virtual, but the advantages of virtual healthcare as part of the benefits plan are very real. “As soon as we implemented, people were very excited—especially because we were just starting to go into...
April 4, 2021
7 Technology Advancements in Group Benefits
We all seem to have a desire for instant gratification and the need to access the world at our fingertips. Have you ever watched Netflix, ordered food through Skip the Dishes or arranged a ride through Uber? Not only do...
August 28, 2020
Opportunity in Crisis
Crisis isn’t something anyone wants to invite into their lives. Covid-19 has no doubt caused many challenges, but the experience of this crisis has created unexpected opportunities. Not only are we learning to do business and access services differently, we...
July 1, 2020
Shining new light on health benefits
July 2020 - COVID-19 has forced us to rethink and retool almost every aspect of how we do business. If your group benefit plan has not yet been a part of that process, now is a good time to consider...
June 5, 2020
Today’s Experience Economy: How a Strategic Approach to Benefits Will Help Your Company Thrive
Customers have endless choice. And no matter what business you’re in, all business is people business. When customers are choosing products or services in a vast sea of sameness, one thing can make a company become a preferred choice: delivering...
May 4, 2020
7 Suggestions to Maximize your Talent Attraction & Retention Strategy
Do you have a unique strategy that leads to fully engaged employees? Take some time to consider these suggestions to help you attract and retain the best talent as it fits with your workplace culture. Understand your Workplace Culture Make...
December 4, 2019
Analytics and Your Workforce: Using Data to Inform Benefit and Pension Plan Decisions
Employee recruitment, retention, and engagement are heavily influenced by the total rewards package you offer your team. Employees are not only seeking meaningful work. They also seek employers that care about them as people. The difficulty is that companies often...
January 4, 2019
Biosimilars face barriers in Canada
Confusing, complicated, disconcerting—these are some of the words that advisors participating in The Benefits Alliance Group’s recent roundtable discussion use to describe the market for biologic drugs in Canada today. While no one disputes the value of these life-changing drugs,...
September 1, 2018
Three Insights from Seeds for Dreams
Seeds for Dreams offers woman-owned Saskatchewan businesses seed capital through a unique pitch & vote event held quarterly. Businesses apply to pitch to the member investors; three companies are selected to pitch at each event and member investors then vote...