In the Media - Financial Professional

September 10, 2021

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.

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Risk Management Magazine
September 10, 2021

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.

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BenefitsPRO
September 10, 2021

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.

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ThinkAdvisor
August 25, 2021

“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.

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Medical Economics
August 24, 2021

Income protection insurance is a vital part of a client’s financial plan. Jill Frohardt, second vice president of Individual Disability Insurance Sales at The Standard, outlines common coverage options to help create customized policies for your clients in a new InsuranceNewsNet article.

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InsuranceNewsNet
July 14, 2021

Paid Family Medical Leave is a pivotal aspect of retention in the workforce, especially among women. Melissa Oliver-Janiak, second vice president Total Rewards for The Standard, highlights the importance of employers managing PFML in the workplace in a BenefitsPRO article.

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BenefitsPRO
July 1, 2021

For clients or plan sponsors with plan participants who would benefit from a lower-risk investment in their portfolio, stable value funds can be a great investment choice. Read more about stable value funds in the latest @advisorsmagazine article by Kent Bartell, director of investment research at The Standard.

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Advisor Magazine
June 30, 2021

Working from home is not a trend that will fade as the pandemic begins to ease; many workers have admitted they prefer working remotely rather than going into the office. In a new @BenefitsPro article, Todd Meier, disability and productivity consultant at The Standard, stresses the importance of factoring ergonomics into each and every at-home office.

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BenefitsPRO
June 30, 2021

The effects of the pandemic are taking their toll on the workforce. Melissa Oliver-Janiak, 2nd vice president of Total Rewards at The Standard, encourages employers to cultivate a workplace culture that normalizes conversations around mental health and focus on providing workers with the assistance they may need.

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Employee Benefit News
May 10, 2021

“This Disability Insurance Awareness Month, let your clients know that even though they can’t predict the future, they can prepare for it. Individual disability insurance makes sure that they’ll receive steady income in the form of monthly benefits even if they can’t work due to an unexpected injury or sickness,” states Jill Frohardt, second vice president of IDI sales for The Standard. Read more in BenefitsPRO.

 

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BenefitsPro