“Accelerate was created with ease of use in mind, allowing advisers and TPAs to use thoughtfully designed resources for their small plan clients.” A new PLANSPONSOR article explains what differentiates Accelerate from other recordkeeping platforms, and consults Rob Baumgarten, vice president of Retirement Plan Sales at The Standard, and Jody Meth, senior director of Retirement Plan Product Management at The Standard, for their insights on how this tool was created with TPAs and advisors in mind.
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“Serving small retirement plans is nothing new for The Standard, but with Accelerate we can provide small plans a level of service typically reserved for larger plans at a competitive price.” In a new 401(k) Specialist Magazine article Rob Baumgarten, vice president of Retirement Plan Sales at The Standard, and Jody Meth, senior director of Retirement Plan Product Management at The Standard, share how Accelerate can benefit small plan clients.
Substance abuse in the workplace has become more common and has caused employers to reevaluate their management of assisting employees who are struggling. Dan Jolivet, Workplace PossibilitiesSM practice consultant and The Standard shares tips for employers and discusses the Americans with Disabilities Act requirements regarding workplace drug and alcohol use in Employee Benefit News.
“When managers and employers recognize the signs of burnout in their employees, it may be time to explore some culture changes in the workplace.” In BenefitsPRO, Brenda Smith, Workplace PossibilitiesSM director at The Standard, shares insight and tips to alleviate workplace burnout and behavioral health issues resulting from change fatigue.
Substance use has had a major impact on the workplace since the start of the pandemic. In a new Employee Benefit News article, Dan Jolivet, Workplace PossibilitiesSM consultant at The Standard, shares how disability providers and employers can support employees during and after substance abuse recovery.
Collective Investment Trusts have been used for almost a century, but are becoming increasingly popular. In a new Advisor Magazine article, Ken Waineo, investment product and sales director at The Standard, shares 4 key benefits of utilizing CITs when building a retirement plan lineup and how advisors can communicate their value to plan sponsors.
Long-haul symptoms of COVID-19 affect approximately 10% of COVID-19 survivors, making staying at or returning to work a challenge for those struggling. In a new ThinkAdvisor article, Dr. Charles Glassman, associate medical director at The Standard, and Dr. Dan Jolivet, Workplace Possibilities consultant at The Standard, provide insight on the effects of Long COVID and how employers can help.
The pandemic has taken a toll, not only workers’ mental health, but their physical health as well. In a new Risk Management Magazine article, Todd Meier, disability and productivity consultant at The Standard, shares insight on ergonomics in the remote work setting and what can arise from a limited office space.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the workplace and made employers more focused on their employees’ well-being. Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC), or “Long-COVID,” is taking its toll on the American workforce. Dr. Charles Glassman, associate medical director at The Standard, and Dan Jolivet, Workplace Possibilities practice consultant share more in the latest BenefitsPRO article.
“Physicians see firsthand how often injuries and illnesses can occur, and how an unexpected disability can disrupt a person’s life and their income.” Chris Coy, IDI regional director at The Standard, recently shared his tips with Medical Economics for what physicians should look for in an individual disability insurance policy. Read more about how doctors can protect themselves with the right IDI policy.