What are the main characteristics of an Employee Assistance Program?

What are the main characteristics of an Employee Assistance Program?

Struggling to maintain a work-life balance, paying off a mortgage, and raising a family at the same time can lead to serious mental problems, such as depression, anxiety, and insomnia. No matter how well you’ve trained your employees to separate their personal lives from work, these personal struggles often seep through the cracks and can …

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What are the main characteristics of an Employee Assistance Program?

What are the main characteristics of an Employee Assistance Program?

Struggling to maintain a work-life balance, paying off a mortgage, and raising a family at the same time can lead to serious mental problems, such as depression, anxiety, and insomnia. No matter how well you’ve trained your employees to separate their personal lives from work, these personal struggles often seep through the cracks and can …

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workplace-compassion

Compassion in the workplace

Compassion, which means “co-suffering”, is a positive emotion that allows people to show that they care and are willing to help. Practicing and showing compassion has the ability to spread harmony in any environment, making it ideal for the workplace. In psychology, compassion is considered as more of an action instead of an emotion. Combining …

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Why businesses should balance profit and philanthropy

Why businesses should balance profit and philanthropy

There is no greater feeling and satisfaction than knowing that the operations of the business are making a difference. Philanthropy is beneficial to businesses as it helps build relationships with consumers and potential consumers, increases brand awareness, and much more. In essence, good individuals and altruistic businesses will want to do business with others who …

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Back to school safety and insurance tips

Back to school safety and insurance tips

September is an exciting time of year for students to head back to school. As school administrators, however, it also means that it’s high time you should review your students’ safety, as well as the risk management strategy of your educational institution since changes year to year could lead to adjustments in your insurance needs. …

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Happiness in the workplace

How to keep your employees happy

Happiness is essential in the workplace, as it is the root of employees’ performance or underperformance. According to Michael C. Bush, the CEO of Great Place to Work, 40% of the world’s workforce are unhappy with their job, which accounts for almost 2 billion people. That is a daunting number, especially when considering that unhappy …

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How artificial intelligence can affect employee engagement

How artificial intelligence can affect employee engagement

Engaged employees are ready to do everything in their power to provide clients with positive experiences. Their productivity and morale are high, and they perform all the work in accordance with the company’s best interests. Moreover, engaged employees are not interested in changing jobs, even when they are bombarded with recruiter’s calls, because they see …

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Five tips to manage expat employees

Sending employees abroad can be very beneficial for many different reasons. You get to have a person you know and trust at the heart of your overseas operation as well as the opportunity to develop a key employee. However, sending a member of staff abroad is no small endeavor, and isn’t as simple as handing …

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How can family-friendly policies benefit your company?

How can family-friendly policies benefit your company?

Enterprises around the world are constantly plagued by the problem of talent acquisition, and thus HRs have applied different strategies such as offering perks and posting advertisement on social media to attract top candidates. While there are no “best practices” in retaining and hiring talent, family-friendly policies are now one of the most popular tactics …

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International Maternity Insurance Guide

Introducing Pacific Prime’s new International Maternity Insurance Guide

With the mission of simplifying insurance, Pacific Prime is pleased to announce the release of our latest International Maternity Insurance Guide. Drawing upon the in-depth knowledge and over 20 years of experience of our specialists in the industry, this guide spells out all the key information you should know of when securing maternity insurance abroad. …

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five-tips-to-manage-expat-employees

Five tips to manage expat employees

Sending employees abroad can be very beneficial for many different reasons. You get to have a person you know and trust at the heart of your overseas operation as well as the opportunity to develop a key employee. However, sending a member of staff abroad is no small endeavor, and isn’t as simple as handing …

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International Maternity Insurance Guide

Introducing Pacific Prime’s new International Maternity Insurance Guide

With the mission of simplifying insurance, Pacific Prime is pleased to announce the release of our latest International Maternity Insurance Guide. Drawing upon the in-depth knowledge and over 20 years of experience of our specialists in the industry, this guide spells out all the key information you should know of when securing maternity insurance abroad. …

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male expats express concerns over healthcare and health insurance

Male expats report concerns over their health

Moving abroad and starting a new life is no doubt a thrilling experience. Sustaining an injury or getting ill in an unfamiliar country, however, can be incredibly daunting. Concerns over a country’s local healthcare system is no doubt understandable, especially when healthcare is one of the most important things to consider when moving abroad. According …

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How can family-friendly policies benefit your company?

How can family-friendly policies benefit your company?

Enterprises around the world are constantly plagued by the problem of talent acquisition, and thus HRs have applied different strategies such as offering perks and posting advertisement on social media to attract top candidates. While there are no “best practices” in retaining and hiring talent, family-friendly policies are now one of the most popular tactics …

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The importance of securing critical illness insurance

The importance of securing critical illness insurance

Here is a question to consider: “If you were to become critically ill and could not earn a living, would your family cope financially, especially to pay bills, mortgage, and other expenses?” Believe it or not, falling seriously ill can occur relatively quickly and at any time when you least suspect it. So, by all …

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8 common health exclusions

Announcing our latest infographic on the top 8 health insurance exclusions

At Pacific Prime, we do our best to make the jargon-filled insurance world simpler, so people can better understand their policies. We make it our mission to simplify insurance because we understand that it is important for every policyholder to be familiar with the terms and conditions of their insurance plans. We have a team …

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Our article will touch on ways to reduce stress at work and talk about the importance of providing corporate medical insurance as part of the benefits for employees.

How can employers tackle corporate burnout?

For many corporate employers, burnout is the biggest occupational problem witnessed in workplace environments. The results of the corporate burnout can be disastrous for the employers as it can result in the loss of financial revenue and a high turnover rate of employees. Burnout is a consequence of chronic stress that runs down the body …

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chatbots in the insurance world

The rise of chatbots in the insurance world

The insurance world is growing fast in terms of technology. From the rise of AI, blockchain, and now chatbots, innovations are helping make the life of insurers and their clients easier. In this Pacific Prime article, we take a closer look at chatbots and how they affect both the insurer and the policyholder. What are …

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blockchain in the insurance world

How can blockchain change the insurance world?

Seeing the word blockchain may be daunting for some people, due to the notion that it is a complex process with a concept hard to understand. Though that may be true, the basics of it can be simplified. Blockchain is basically a shared ledger filled with “blocks” that contain information of transactions, that are then …

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GDPR and Employee Benefits Flyer

Check out Pacific Prime’s latest GDPR and Employee Benefits Flyer!

Employee benefits are offered as a perk by companies to attract their employees to join their organization. Providing employees benefits is a win-win for both sides, so what could possibly go wrong? Failure to comply with regulations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), can lead to hefty consequences as we will explain below. …

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