In the Media

November 14, 2019

54% of employees feel uncomfortable discussing health conditions with their managers. Jeff Smith, Workplace PossibilitiesSM practice consultant at The Standard, discusses the importance of training managers to identify employees who may be struggling.

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BenefitsPRO
October 30, 2019

Why is it important for employers to support nontraditional and remote workers? Melissa Oliver-Janiak, HR director of benefits at The Standard, explains in HRO Today.

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HRO Today
October 14, 2019

How can a comprehensive absence and disability program that includes mental health conditions attract talent? Dr. Dan Jolivet, Workplace PossibilitiesSM practice consultant at The Standard, explains in America’s Benefits Specialist.

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America's Benefit Specialist
September 26, 2019

What is an often-overlooked step when evaluating ADAAA accommodations? Job descriptions. Brian Kost, senior director of Workplace PossibilitiesSM at The Standard, explains more.

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DMEC @Work
September 10, 2019

43% of employees aren’t comfortable selecting their own retirement investment options. Advisors can help. Learn how in this Advisor Magazine article by Rob Baumgarten, vice president of Retirement Plan Sales at The Standard.

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Advisor Magazine
July 1, 2019

At the SHRM 2019 Annual Conference and Exposition, our paid family leave expert, Breanna Scott, spoke with Workforce on trends and the idea of “chosen family.” Watch the interview.

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Workforce
June 28, 2019

Only 38% of employers feel ready to support remote workers through absence and disability programs. Are you prepared? Read the HR Daily Advisor article by Jung Ryu, national accounts practice leader at The Standard.

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HR Daily Advisor
June 7, 2019

Not addressing behavioral health conditions in the workplace can drastically impact productivity. Dan Jolivet, Workplace PossibilitiesSM practice consultant for The Standard, explains the effects in Employee Benefit Adviser.

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Employee Benefit Adviser
June 6, 2019

With the unemployment rate hovering consistently at 4%, it is important for employers to consider ways to make their company more attractive to top talent. Jeffery Smith, a Workplace PossibilitiesSM practice consultant with The Standard, explains how adding comprehensive benefits sets employers apart.

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California Broker
May 2, 2019

Chris Conklin, vice president of Individual Annuities at The Standard, explains how annuities can help guard Baby Boomers against the psychological shock of market dips in ThinkAdvisor.

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ThinkAdvisor