Category: Professional

Professional
// September 1, 2022

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In recent years, the economy’s small business sector has seen unprecedented growth, and U.S. Census Bureau data indicates this growth remains significantly accelerated since 2019. More recently, the COVID-19 pandemic, social changes and changes in the technological landscape have led to an increased demand for many services offered by small businesses. Some sectors that have…

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Professional
// June 2, 2022

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Two words can summarize what the employment practices liability (EPL) market has been like since March 2020: continually evolving. Whether it’s coverage, premium, retentions or industry, everything that was once stable is now anything but. As the post-pandemic world starts to emerge, so does the importance of EPL coverage. The past two years have produced…

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Professional
// March 3, 2022

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According to SHRM, 4.5 million workers left their jobs in November 2021 due to ongoing health concerns, a desire for more flexibility and the strong candidate’s market. With the shifting job market and increased wave of resignations, organizations being prepared and adapting is critical. Employers are racing to react to this changing landscape by calling…

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Professional
// December 2, 2021

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It’s been another unique year. Businesses and organizations continued to evolve their operations, and nonprofits were no exception. In fact, some nonprofit boards of directors got very creative in the way they started raising funds to support their mission. For example, over the past 10 years, a nonprofit foundation in Colorado had focused on providing…

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Professional
// September 2, 2021

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Technology has become not only the core of our work lives, but also our everyday lives. We rely on technology now more than ever. For those who are still working from home and living a more confined lifestyle, it’s been an adjustment. Over the past year and a half, we have relied on technology for…

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Professional
// June 1, 2021

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Special service districts — independent government units created under the authority of a state’s statutes to provide an essential service in a specific area or community — can be found in every state and provide a wide array of services to millions of Americans. Services range from water supply, housing authority, library services and even…

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Professional
// March 4, 2021

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Volunteering as a board member can be a rewarding and engaging experience. People who volunteer for these positions usually do so with the best intentions, but with responsibility comes the reality that claims can arise. Condominium, co-op and homeowner’s association boards are just a few examples of associations that should make sure their board members…

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Professional
// December 3, 2020

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Do you need another room for a home office? Are you worried about contracting COVID-19 in a highly populated city? During the pandemic, nearly 16 million people have moved to accommodate for new needs and lifestyles. Some people are desperate for more space, and with current mortgage rates dropping below 3%, the real estate market…

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Professional
// September 3, 2020

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When COVID-19 first hit the U.S. in March, both for-profit and nonprofit organizations were scrambling to navigate their new normal. Shutdowns, a loss of volunteers and a decrease in charitable donations created a bleak future for many nonprofits — especially small, less sophisticated operations. Now, nearly six months into the global pandemic, nonprofits are utilizing…

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Professional
// June 8, 2020

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COVID-19 continues to impact every facet of our lives; together, we are all experiencing the effects of this global pandemic. Amid the many worldwide changes — unemployment, remote work, social distancing measures — the need for insurance remains consistent. While many industries are severely impacted and unemployment rates have soared to unprecedented heights, the U.S….

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Professional
// March 5, 2020

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We recently entered not only a new year, but also a new decade, and the conversation surrounding resolutions is more prevalent than ever. Resolutions aren’t just about shedding pounds; there is an increasing focus on wellness for the body and the mind. This well-rounded approach to wellness has led to the steady growth of the…

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Professional
// December 5, 2019

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’Tis the season of joy, family, giving back and helping others. It is the time of year when people open their hearts to assist others in need. Anyone looking for a way to help won’t need to look too far, as there are over 150 million nonprofits in the U.S. that focus on helping others…

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