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June 27, 2022

Webinar: Non-Traditional Benefits

Hear how companies like yours can better meet recruiting and retention challenges by offering the benefits employees respond to today.
May 12, 2022

Eric Gulko testifies to state legislators on behalf of small businesses and nonprofits

Innovo’s founder, Eric Gulko, testified before the Massachusetts Division of Insurance, DOI. As Vice President of the Massachusetts Association of Health Underwriters, he represents the interests of benefits brokers in the Commonwealth, small business owners and nonprofits like our clients.
March 17, 2022

Disability Insurance: A Key Benefit for Employers and Employees

Long overlooked as a core benefit offering, disability insurance has come into the spotlight. Now, employers in the quest to hire new talent may discover it is a key benefit in the eyes of employees. Curious how your disability benefit stacks up? Contact Innovo’s benefits experts to learn more.
February 2, 2022

Voluntary Benefits: 3 Trends to Watch in 2022

The new year brings new opportunities to attract and retain top performers. This is when employers can strategize about the most effective ways to tap into talent pipelines. In many cases, remote working arrangements have opened the door to a bigger pool of viable candidates- below you will find some tips on how to put your best foot forward when recruiting a remote candidate in a virtual world.
January 10, 2022

3 Quick Recruiting Tips for 2022

The new year brings new opportunities to attract and retain top performers. This is when employers can strategize about the most effective ways to tap into talent pipelines. In many cases, remote working arrangements have opened the door to a bigger pool of viable candidates- below you will find some tips on how to put your best foot forward when recruiting a remote candidate in a virtual world.
December 22, 2021

Court Reinstates OSHA Vaccination Mandate for Private Employers

On Friday Dec. 17, 2021 the 6th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals reinstated the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) federal emergency temporary standard (ETS) for COVID-19. The 6th Circuit decision reverses the stay ordered in November by the 5th Circuit and allows OSHA to resume ETS implementation and enforcement nationwide.
September 27, 2021

Medical Inflation in 2022

Few things stay constant in the world of employee benefits, so it comes as no surprise that employers may need to rethink their 2022 salary and benefits budgets as global inflation gains traction. There are several reasons for the latest round of cost bumps – some similar to what we have experienced in the past, and some as a result of long-term pandemic effects.
September 22, 2021

HR’s Next Challenge: The Great Resignation

According to Microsoft’s 2021 Work Trends Index, up to 40% of employees are considering leaving their jobs this year.1 What’s the driving force? No surprise, a year and a half of dealing with COVID. Workers are reevaluating their priorities, often towards a new work-life balance, focused on more flexible work. The pandemic, for all its downside, has provided an important reminder that life is fragile, and worth living the way you want.