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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. Read More
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.   Read More
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.   Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
Sustainability Tips

Boost Your Workplace Wellness with these 4 Green Habits Today

Green habits at work can make a big impact. Help your workplace become greener with these tips. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
Jumpstart Your Career

Jumpstart Your Career from Where You Are Right Now

Feel like you’re in a career rut? It’s not uncommon. These tips can help you re-energize your career right now. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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? Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More