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Job-Hopping: A Trend for All Ages

Often considered a millennial trait, job-hopping has been on the rise. In fact, older employees (55-65) are doing it almost as much as millennials themselves! Once considered career suicide, job-hopping is now a mainstream occurrence, and, if done correctly, sometimes advantageous. Some call it the new way of climbing the corporate ladder. While no set [...]

June 28th, 2017|All, Health & Business, Timely Topics|0 Comments

Preparing for the Ultimate Adventure

Travel is changing. Vacationers are expanding their sights from routine travel destinations, like Martha’s Vineyard, London and New York, to locations a bit more ‘off the beaten path.’ Exploration Visiting underdeveloped countries is increasing in popularity. Another growing trend among vacationers is to explore places they’ve never been to before rather than return to an [...]

June 21st, 2017|All, Travel Safety|0 Comments

June Webinars for Brokers

At Armada, we strive to help brokers get to know us better, as well as learn about the benefits industry. One way we do this is by offering live webinars that you can attend via the Internet! We typically hold at least two 30-minute webinars a month, but June’s webinar schedule is especially packed with [...]

Member Travel Story: A Fall from Great Heights

Let us be the first to officially welcome you to the summer travel season! Itineraries are in the works and suitcases are getting filled as vacations creep closer on the calendar. Though considering what could go wrong at your destination may not be the most fun part of your pre-trip planning, it’s important to be [...]

June 7th, 2017|All, Timely Topics, Travel Safety|0 Comments

Gap Plans and Benefits Bundling

As premiums and deductibles continue to rise and coverage gaps grow in size, the challenge for both employers and brokers alike is finding a way to mediate these mounting cost issues. The answer may lie in the strategy. Reactive vs. Proactive More often than not, gap plans are an after-thought. They are added into a [...]

Is Innovation Driving a New Category of Desired Top Talent?

When preparing to recruit ‘top talent,’ your mind typically goes to those candidates with the skills, expertise and leadership experience to make a positive impact and drive positive change at your company. It’s also important to think of the talent gaps that these people are needed to fill. We know that recruiting and winning over [...]

May 24th, 2017|All, Health & Business, Timely Topics|0 Comments

Don’t Underestimate Dental

In the past, dental insurance has been viewed as an after-thought. Perhaps this has to do with its classification as an ancillary benefit. Or maybe, because dental isn’t always grouped together inside a medical policy, it’s put at the end of the list of healthcare benefits. But now, dental benefits are increasingly getting recognized as an [...]

May 17th, 2017|All, Health & Business|0 Comments

Are Your Benefits Developing an Emotional Connection to Job Prospects?

Let’s jump right into it. Are your benefits developing an emotional connection to job prospects? I know, it’s a strange question, one you may be inclined to answer with, “I don’t know, who cares, benefits aren’t emotional.” But let’s think about it for a minute. Gallup’s recent article, “Does your brand attract star employees?” discusses [...]

May 10th, 2017|All, Health & Business|0 Comments

Wellness Recap

We’ve talked a good bit about wellness on the Armada blog, but we decided that now, at the start of Global Employee Health and Fitness Month, would be a good time to revisit the topic! Let’s start with the basics. What is a wellness program? These are programs put in place as a way for the [...]

May 3rd, 2017|All, Health & Business|0 Comments

Customization in a One-Size-Fits-All Market

What are most people looking for in their health benefits? Coverage that will truly support their specific health needs. The challenge, if you choose to accept it, is figuring out how to provide that kind of support with today’s one-size-fits-all primary plans that dominate the market. Quick Definition Time One-size-fits-all plans: Health plans that provide [...]