John Tillistrand, our vice president of commercial lines & risk management, is featured in this United States Chamber of Commerce article, offering tips on the importance of property insurance for businesses.
It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Businesses are under ever-evolving threats of cyberattacks and data breaches. There are a lot of these incidents reported in the news, from large retail stores (Target), restaurants (Panera), credit reporting agencies (Equifax) or popular social networks (Facebook). Many incidents affecting businesses and individuals are not even reported. How do businesses large, medium and small … Read More
We take the time to set resolutions for our health and well-being – eating better, working out, quitting smoking – but what about being financially fit? Believe it or not, your employees’ financial well-being affects your company’s output. Seriously! Nearly half of American full-time workers say they worry about personal finances during work hours. And 29 percent say they deal with personal … Read More
People buy from people they know, like and trust. People are loyal to brands who consistently deliver on promises made and who treat them with respect. It all comes down to the customer experience and customer service. A strong company will already have great customer relationships. But a smart company will always be asking “How is my customer’s experience with … Read More
Millions of people travel from near and far to spend Thanksgiving with loved ones – it’s one of the busiest travel times of the year. The holiday is also a time when people spend a lot of time in the kitchen whipping up their Thanksgiving dinner and all the trimmings – resulting in a spike of house fires claims. Whether … Read More
Today’s workforce is far less likely to remain at the same company from college until retirement. The average commitment period for younger millennials sits around two to three years. Turnover comes with a hefty price tag for employers. According the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, it can cost an organization 33% of an employee’s salary. So, what does the new … Read More
It’s the time of year for costumes, sweets, and tricks and treats. While Halloween offers plenty of make-believe fun, it can also bring real safety risks for children, adults, and pets. With their minds focused on getting tasty treats, kids are twice as likely to be hit by a car while darting across dark streets on Halloween than any other … Read More