Episode 4.2: Real or Fake Insurance?

Space station insurance? A chest hair policy? See if game show host David Kruse can stump two of the best and brightest in the insurance industry!

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Questions to Ask When Redesigning Your Performance Review Process

There’s been a lot of talk the last few years about changing up the performance review (or even getting rid of performance reviews) and moving to a completely new process. Overhauling your performance management system is a big project, involving many steps. You’ll want to get executive support,..

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We're Moving!

Exciting news: HJI is moving - but not far!

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Mike Johnson Named Employee Benefit Practice Lead

Hausmann-Johnson Insurance (HJI) and The Benefit Services Group, Inc. (BSG®) are pleased to announce that Mike Johnson has been named Employee Benefit Practice Lead. Mike will be responsible for the sales functions of our employee benefits business unit and will work directly with our team of..

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Creating a Winning Worksite Benefits Strategy for your Business

Author: John Manthy

Category: Employee Benefits

With the economy being as robust as it’s been in many years, the importance of attracting and retaining top talent has never been greater. While the cost of health care continues to increase, employers are looking for ways to expand benefit offerings. Modern voluntary worksite benefits often..

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4 Factors That Affect Your Car Insurance Premium

Author: Doug Lefeber

Category: Personal Insurance

If you’ve ever wondered why your auto insurance premium differs from what your family and friends pay, it’s because auto insurance policies are not one-size-fits-all. Factors like your personal driving history, how often you drive and where you live can all affect the cost of your auto policy...

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Episode 3.4: The Future of Technology in Healthcare

Author: David Kruse

When tech giants like Google, Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft start getting into the healthcare space, what does the future look like for consumers and businesses?

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Are You an Employer or a Bank?

There was a time when employers paid their employees in cash. Employers prepared envelopes of money that would be handed out to employees weekly at the end of a shift. Employees went home, paid their rent and paid off their credit account at the corner grocer. If an employee still struggled to..

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Tricks and Tips for Facilitating Engaging & Meaningful Meetings

Author: Suzanne Templin

Category: Human Resources

There is a common quote by Plutarch that says, “The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.”  In other words, the mind is for having ideas, not holding them.  To that end, it is important that we as leaders are setting our team members up for success by giving them the right..

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Marijuana – Navigating the Multi-State Maze

With Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana on January 1, 2020, those of us who are employers in Wisconsin find ourselves surrounded by states where marijuana is legal in some form. (Michigan and Illinois recreational, Minnesota medicinal.)

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