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The space where these two entities meet and how they interact with one another.

Rock the Boat: A Call for Bold Brokers

In an era where one-size-fits-all dominate the health insurance market (even though we all know one size so evidently does not fit all), it’s clear that to have a successful benefits structure, you’ve got to break out of that mold. Pull Ahead of the Fleet With unemployment rates down, job opportunities booming, turnover rates rising [...]

HR Challenges Topping the List for 2017

HR’s roles range from interviewing potential employees to dealing with employee conduct issues. But one of the most daunting duties HR faces is talent management. Here are the top contributing challenges. Tight Talent Market Think back to the early 2000s: employers were dealing with a huge talent pool because unemployment rates were so high. This [...]

July 12th, 2017|All, Health & Business|0 Comments

Flexible Coverage: See the Difference

When it comes to health expenses and needs, everyone is different. So based on your health stage, life stage and family, the amount and kind of coverage you’ll need is going to vary. Unfortunately, one-size-fits-all primary plans aren’t built to handle these variances. This leaves gaps and holes in coverage because primary plans lack the [...]

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

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 [...]

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