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How Small Businesses can Navigate Healthcare
Do you have questions about benefits for your small business? Jessica Moser shares two third party resources that can help you find the right information.
Creating a Small Business Culture that Works
Creating a Small Business Culture that Works
Attracting and retaining the best employees means leading with a work family culture – here are a few ideas to help you find and keep scarce talent.
Financial Wellness: Perception and Reality
Financial Wellness: Perception and Reality
Financial wellness means having control over day-to-day finances – take these steps to tackle unforeseen expenses and plan for your future goals.
Tips for Small Businesses to Meet Today’s Recruiting Challenges
Tips for Small Businesses to Meet Today’s Recruiting Challenges
Attracting new employees can be challenging. Jessica Moser shares tips on how small business owners can improve their recruiting efforts.
Saving Time, Building Small Business Success
Saving Time, Building Small Business Success
If you’re a small business owner, you’re probably busy. Jessica Moser shares how you can use tech to help manage your time and boost business health.
Using Technology to Boost Financial Wellness
Using Technology to Keep Employees Engaged In Your Financial Wellness Program
Help your employees lead financially healthier lives – include these helpful tools in your financial wellness program.
Financial Wellness Programs
Designing a Financial Wellness Program That Works
Financial wellness programs need to address the unique needs of a modern, diverse workforce. Here’s how to create a program that works.
Employee Financial Wellness
When It Comes to Financial Wellness, What Do Your Employees Need?
Help your employees manage financial stress. Learn the first step in creating a successful financial wellness program here.
Measuring the Success of Financial Wellness Programs
How to Measure Your Financial Wellness Program's Success
Employees who aren’t stressed about finances are less distracted and more productive at work. Here’s how to measure the success of your financial wellness program.
Shift Company Culture
3 Ways Companies Are Shifting Cultures to Improve Work Life
In today’s competitive job market, company culture is definitely a new currency. Here are three ways companies can better engage their workforce.
Small Business Challenges
How Two Married Vineyard Owners Bring Life to Their Small Business
Small business challenge #1: uncertainty. Watch two vineyard owners share their small business challenges.
Jessica Moser on Small Business
The Balancing Act of Small Business Success
As a small business owner, are you prepared for the unexpected? Jessica Moser shares insights on how to keep your business strong.
Sustainability Tips
Be Green at Work with These 4 New Habits Today
Green habits at work can make a big impact. Help your workplace become greener with these tips.
Take Your Vacation Days
Paid Time Off: Use it Before You Lose It
You don’t need a cash windfall to reclaim the time off you’ve earned this year at work. Try these creative ways to use your PTO.
AI and the Insurance Industry
Welcome to the Future: How AI is Transforming Insurance
Understanding AI’s benefits and where to put it to use will ensure businesses are ahead of this next tech wave. Here are five ways AI will impact the insurance industry.
U.S. Economic Outlook
U.S. Economic Forecast: A Hotter Job Market
The latest data shows that the U.S. job market is expanding. Learn more about attracting and retaining great talent in this economy.
Financial Wellness Programs
Financial Wellness: Helping Employers with the Bigger Picture
Help employees manage their finances and save for the future with confidence. Here’s what employers should know about financial wellness programs.
Ingred Tolentino on Legal Plans
Expert POV: Legal Plans Can Add Value and Drive Growth in 2018
Ingrid Tolentino, CEO of Hyatt Legal Plans, shares how legal services plans can be a key part of your benefits growth strategy. Here’s what employers should know about legal plans.
Improve Your Meetings at Work
How to Have Fewer, Better Meetings
Meeting overload can leave you feeling undervalued, uninspired and disconnected from your work. Here’s how to make better meetings a reality.
Summer Budgeting for Freelancers
Freelancers: What to Do When Work Slows Down Over the Summer
Want to make the most of your summer downtime? Here are three tips freelancers can embrace to get ahead.
Transparency at Work
3 Effective Ways to Create Workplace Transparency
How can you make sure your employees are aligned with your business objectives? Shift your workplace culture toward openness and transparency.
Retirement Income Plans
Designing Retirement Plans that Help Ensure Income for Life
Employers have an important role to play in designing retirement plans that can help ensure income for life. Help your employees plan for retirement.
Tips for Better Team Building
Beyond Happy Hour: 5 Innovative Team Building Activities
Happy hour can be fun, but there are deeper ways to connect with colleagues. Try any of these five team building activities.
Improve Your Listening Skills
Listen Up: The Skill You Need to Get Ahead at Work
When it comes to professional development, are you working on your soft skills? Boost your active listening skills today.
Vacation Planning at Work
Pre-Vacation Habits Your Team Will Love
As a busy and valued employee, there may never be a “perfect” time for you to take a vacation. Follow these tips before taking time off from work.
Managing Employees in Crisis
3 Ways Small Business Owners Can Help an Employee in Crisis
As a small business owner, you undoubtedly want to support your people in good times and bad. Here’s how to manage an employee in crisis.
Jumpstart Your Career
4 Career Growth Strategies You Need to Know
Feel like you’re in a career rut? It’s not uncommon. These tips can help you re-energize your career right now.
Create Better Benefits Programs
How to Build A Cost-Effective Benefits Program
Benefits can be a make-or-break factor when job-seekers decide where to work. Here’s how your business can build a cost-effective benefits program.
Lose These Bad Habits at Work
Break These Bad Habits at Work
Are you setting yourself up for success in the workplace? Fix these bad work habits today.
New Ways to Work
New Work Styles that Actually Work
There have never been more choices for where and when you work. Is your work style working for you?
Signals Leaders Send Their Workforce
Signals You Don’t Know You’re Sending Your Workforce
The signals you send as a leader can make or break your workplace culture. These actions can speak louder than words.
Small Business Advisors You Need
5 Advisors Every Small Business Owner Needs
As a small business owner, an inner circle of experts can provide the right guidance when you need it most. Here’s how to build your advisor network.
How Gut Health Impacts Productivity
The Secret to Employee Productivity: Gut Health
Ensuring your employees have a healthy gut microbiome can lead to a happier, healthier workforce. Find out how you can help improve your employees’ gut health.
Types of Small Business Owners
What Kind of Small Business Owner Are You?
Personality traits influence how you run your business and make decisions about the future. These are the four types of small business owners.
Provide Benefits Beyond Medical
How to Offer Your Employees More Than Just Medical Benefits
Offering your employees more than medical insurance doesn’t have to break the bank. Here’s how small businesses can expand their employee benefits programs.
Competitive Small Business Benefits
The Benefits of Small Business Benefits
A competitive benefits strategy helps retain great employees. Learn more about the benefits of benefits for your small business.
What Millennials Want at Work
Do You Really Know What Millennial Employees Are Looking For?
A new outlook on millennials in the workplace is emerging. MetLife uncovers what really matters when Millennials pick their benefits.
Better Benefits Impact Your Business
How Better Benefits Can Help You Reach Your Business Goals
How do you attract the right employees, and keep them healthy, productive, loyal and primed to make a positive impact? These benefit options can help generate business impact.
Keep Your Small Business Financially Secure
How to Recession-Proof Your Small Business
In the wake of Brexit, presidential elections and stock market vulnerability, small businesses can stay on their feet with swift, smart planning. Keep your small business recession-proof with these tips.
Helping Employees Manage Stress
Are You Helping Your Employees Manage Stress?
Beyond the immediate effects on your employees’ health and well-being, stress can decrease productivity in the workplace, increase your health insurance costs and impact employee retention. Discover concrete, actionable and cost effective ways to help your employees manage stress in our recent stress study.
AJ Singh on Leadership
AJ Singh on the Makings of a Great Leader
AJ Singh, global head of new business & underwriting at MetLife, discusses the qualities of great leadership. Learn more about successful leadership in the workplace.
Group Health Incentives
How to Game-ify Group Health Incentives at Work
Companies are creating friendly competition in the workplace through fitness and weight loss competitions, and other group wellness programs. Find out how group health incentives are reducing healthcare costs and improving company culture.
Help Improve Your Employees' Sleep Habits
Why Employee Sleep Habits Matter to Your Business
When it comes to the consequences of fatigue and solutions for a more rested workforce, what can employers do? Find out what lack of sleep is costing U.S. businesses in our latest sleep study.
Ready for a Career Change?
Is a Career Change the Right Move? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself
As you encounter times of change throughout your career, it’s important to take the time to ask yourself important questions about your personal goals. Find out if a career change is the right move.
Find a Career Mentor
Do You Need a Career Mentor?
A mentor can offer you guidance and support at every step of your career, but how do you find the right one? Take these steps to find the right career mentor for you.
Important Skills Veterans Bring to the Workplace
8 Skills Military Veterans Bring to the Workplace
At MetLife, we believe veterans have a unique and powerful skillset that can greatly benefit any company they work for. Here are eight ways veterans can improve the workplace.
New Employee Benefit Trends
How Non-Traditional Employee Benefits Encourage Productivity and Loyalty
Many companies across the world are moving beyond traditional employee benefits and offering more non-traditional perks to improve loyalty and retain talent. Here are a few non-traditional benefits organizations are exploring.
Employee Wellness Programs
The Fitbit Craze – Wearable Tech and Employee Wellness Competitions
Wearable tech and fitness competitions are helping employees be healthier and more productive at work, and cutting company healthcare costs. Find out how employee wellness competitions are creating a culture of well-being at work.
Small Business Company Culture
Company Culture Happens: Make Sure It’s Right for Your Small Business
Many small business owners are succeeding at making the workplace enjoyable, building company cultures that will help employees and customers grow well into the future. Learn how you can improve company culture at your small business.
Small Business Spotlight: Biciclop
Entrepreneur Spotlight: A Bicycle Haven in Bucharest, Romania
Small business success can depend on a lot of different factors. In a car-packed Bucharest, Romania, one shop has become the city’s go-to stop for bicycle enthusiasts. Find out how this small business did it.
Small Business Tax Deductions
Small Business Deductions You’re Missing
While filing business taxes may not top your list of favorite activities, it’s an essential part of running a business. This process may even help you discover ways to save money by running a more tax-efficient business through a variety of tax deductions and credits. Don’t miss these small business tax breaks.
Employee Retention Tips
5 Secrets of Employee Retention for Small Businesses
For small companies, keeping the right people in the right seats is crucial. Here are five ways to ensure your best and brightest employees stick around. Improve employee retention at your small business.
Small Business Spotlight: Catalina Chaveznava
Entrepreneur Spotlight: A Small Jewelry Firm is Fulfilling Big Dreams in Mexico
Catalina Chaveznava M. is the young owner of a small jewelry firm in Monterrey, Mexico. Sentiments of love and affection are materialized through her delightful designs. Find out how she’s working to convert creativity into profit.
Small Business Spotlight: Tame
Entrepreneur Spotlight: A Berlin Based Startup Seeks to ‘Tame’ Your Twitter Feed
Torsten Müller was working as a journalist when he and one of his co-founders noticed something missing in the digital media world – a way to organize an unending wealth of news updates across social media. Find out how this small business idea grew.
How to Delegate as a Small Business Owner
Important Ways to Delegate as a Small Business Owner
There are some activities that you have to do on your own as an entrepreneur. However, if you want to increase the chances of thriving as your small business grows, you might need to learn how to delegate. Find out what small business tasks you should delegate to others.