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CBG Benefits News and Media Coverage

News and insight from CBG Benefits has been noted in various publications and blogs. A few of them may be found in the list below.

 

CBG Benefits has been featured and quoted in a variety of publications about topics regarding employee benefits and Human Resources. This includes the Boston Business Journal, Forbes, Business Insider, Employee Benefit Adviser, SHRM, and more.

 

Highlights

Ebix: This article, entitled “5 Tips for Communicating Your Benefits Package When You Make a Job Offer”, features quotes from Chris Costello, Principal and Co-Founder of CBG Benefits.

Ebix: This article, entitled “How To Create A Competitive Benefits Package”, features quotes from Chris Costello, Principal and Co-Founder of CBG Benefits.

Employee Benefit Adviser: Jeanne Nicholson, Sr. Vice President of Benefit Consulting at CBG Benefits, was named one of the “Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising” for 2015.

Employee Benefit Adviser: Chris Costello, Principal and co-Founder of CBG Benefits, was named the “Benefit Adviser of the Year – Technology” for 2015.

Spark Hire: Within this article, “7 Ways to Flaunt Your Company Culture in a Job Interview”, CBG Benefits shared practical tips to help organizations promote their work-life balance and other aspects of their company’s culture.

Business News Daily: This article, entitled “10 Important Things to Do Before Asking for a Raise”, features tips from Chris Costello, Principal and Founder of CBG Benefits. He provides practical tips for employees in regards to researching existing company policies.

Business Plan Today: This article, entitled “10 Ways Technology Can Enhance Employee Engagement”, features tips from Chris Costello, Principal and Founder of CBG Benefits. He shares insight on how online employee portals can be used to maintain open lines of communication, built culture, and welcome aboard new employees.

Incentive Magazine: This article, entitled “Wearables in the Workplace”, includes tips from Erin Devine, Benefits Specialist at CBG Benefits. It discusses key implementation strategies, privacy concerns, and more regarding using wearable devices for Workplace Wellness Programs.

PeopleG2: This article, entitled “Cultural Fit: What Every Company Wants”, includes tips from Chris Costello of CBG Benefits on how businesses can modify their recruiting, interviewing, and hiring processes to ensure they bring on employees that will fit the company’s culture.

TINYhr: This article, entitled “Don’t Let Remote Work Ruin Your Employee Engagement”, includes tips from CBG Benefits on how to include remote workers in your employee incentive programs.

A.D.A.M.: This White Paper, entitled “4 Ways Technology is Changing Employee Benefits”, features insight from CBG Benefits on the role of online employee self-service portals.

SHRM: In the article “Finding an Effective Employee Value Proposition”, SHRM included tips and guidance from Chris Costello, Principal and Founder of CBG Benefits.

MediaPlatform: In their “How to Enhance the Employee Onboarding Process with Video” article, MediaPlatform included insight and tips from CBG Benefits.

PeopleG2: In their “Strategic Challenge: What’s Next for HR?” article, PeopleG2 featured a quote from Chris Costello, Principal and Founder of CBG Benefits.

Employee Benefit Adviser: In their “Top Quotes of 2014″ article, Employee Benefit Adviser magazine included a quote from Erin Devine, Benefits Specialist at CBG Benefits.

NEHRA News: An article from CBG Benefits, entitled “Five Tips for Improving Employee Communications Around Open Enrollment”, was featured in the November 2014 edition of the NEHRA News.

Quill.com: This article, entitled “5 Ways to Make Your Breakroom More Inviting”, includes tips from CBG Benefits to help improve employee satisfaction and communication.

Care.com: Chris Costello, Principal and co-Founder of CBG Benefits, contributed to an article entitled “7 Open Enrollment Mistakes Employees Make”.

Employee Benefit Adviser: Jeanne Nicholson, Sr. Vice President of Benefit Consulting at CBG Benefits, was named as one of the “Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising”.

BenefitsPro: Ted Haughey, Sr. Vice President of CBG Benefits, shared thoughts on the ACA and modifiable behavior surcharges in the article “PPACA’s Smoking Gun”.

FindTheRightJob.com (from the Employment Network): To help employers deal with the growing impact of mobile recruiting, Chris Costello of CBG Benefits participated in this interview entitled “Mobile Recruiting: Expert Q&A on What You Need to Know”.

ContentHub (from Ebyline): This article, entitled “How To Communicate Effectively With Your Team”, highlights strategies, technologies, and tools that may help your company improve employee communication. Chris Costello, Principal and Founder of CBG Benefits, shares how our own company puts some of these best practices to use.

SHRM: This article, entitled “Meditation Comes to the Workplace”, features quotes from Jeanne Nicholson of CBG Benefits. She offers compelling reasons and examples on why companies may want to add Meditation to their Workplace Wellness Program.

Paradigm Staffing: This article, entitled “Getting Better Feedback during the Interview Process”, features tips from Chris Costello of CBG Benefits.

Orlando Sentinel: CBG Benefits was mentioned in as a source in an article entitled “Am I getting my fair share of paid time off?”

The Price of Business: Chris Costello, Principal and Founder of CBG Benefits, was interviewed by Kevin Price, Host of the Price of Business on Business Talk 1110 AM. The theme of their conversation was “How Do Your Employees Know You Care?”.

Business Insider: This article, “Why People Love Working For Big Pharma”, features quotes from Jeanne Nicholson of CBG Benefits and HR BioTech Connect.

Chicago Tribune: This article, “Am I getting my fair share of paid time off?”, mentions a Paid Time Off Benefits Benchmarking Survey that CBG Benefits has made available to its clients and prospects.

Jobvite: This article, “The Undervalued Resource of Employee Referrals and How to Get More of Them”, features strategies and tips from Chris Costello of CBG Benefits.

Employee Benefit Adviser: Erin Devine, Benefits Specialist at CBG Benefits, was named one of the “Top 10 Rising Stars in Advising” in 2014.

Employee Benefits News: This article features thoughts from Erin Devine, Benefits Specialist at CBG Benefits, on the future of the industry.

Employee Benefit Adviser: In this article, entitled “Embrace change but don’t discount fundamentals”, Erin Devine shares advice for young advisers in the field of employee benefits.

Ragan’s Health Care Communication News: “4 ways to help employees understand benefits” — This article includes tips on benefits communication, including surveys, video presentations, and more.

Boston Business Journal: “What advice would you give to a budding entrepreneur?” — Steve Costello, Principal and Co-Founder of CBG Benefits, offered insight and advice to entrepreneurs and emerging companies.

The Daily Recruiter: “10 Tips For Reducing Employee Turnover” — This article features a tip from CBG Benefits on the role creative and unique employee benefits can play in regards to employee retention.

SHRM: “Explaining 401(k) Plan Loans’ Upsides and Downsides ” — This article features a quote from Ted Haughey, Senior Vice President of CBG Benefits, regarding the pros and cons of 401(k) loans when it comes to employee benefits.

Monster.com: MonsterThinking: “What you should be doing now to prepare for open enrollment” — This article from a Monster.com blog features a number of ideas from CBG Benefits on how companies can prepare for open enrollment, including analyzing new communication and technology solutions.

Cent$ Magazine (American Airlines Federal Credit Union): “Cut Health Care Costs” — In this article (from the Fall 2013 print edition), Jason Pinto of CBG Benefits shared tips on how employees may be able to reduce their health care costs by participating in workplace wellness programs.

Radius: “The Most Important Small Business Trends in 2014″ — This collection of trends features one from Chris Costello. He shares the expanding and ever-important role that Human Resources departments will play for businesses in 2014.

BenefitsPro: “Do brokers see the value of vision insurance?” — This article highlights advice from CBG Benefits on how employers can measure interest in vision insurance among their employees and then successfully introduce it as a plan option.

Paycheck City: “Top Trends in Payroll to Watch in 2014″ — Features quotes from CBG Benefits.

Forbes: Article on common myths and misconceptions about Obamacare (Affordable Care Act) includes a brief quote from Chris Costello, Principal and Founder of CBG Benefits.

Bank of America: “The Affordable Care Act: Navigating the employer mandate delay” — Features quotes and actionable insight from CBG Benefits.

SHRM Atlanta: “How to Climb the HR Career Ladder” — Features a tip from Chris Costello, Principal and Founder of CBG Benefits.

Care.com: “10 Hidden Benefits Your Company Might Offer” — Features a tip from Chris Costello, Principal and Founder of CBG Benefits.

National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB): “How to Deliver Bad News to Employees” — Features 6 tips for HR professionals and managers, including one from CBG Benefits.

SHRM: “Virtual Onboarding: a Closer Look” — CBG Benefits highlights how it is using tools such as online video presentations to create virtual onboarding solutions for clients.

Intuit – Small Business Blog: “Optimism Soars Among Small-Business Owners” — Features quotes from Chris Costello, Principal and Founder of CBG Benefits.

Software Advice: The New Talent Times: “How HR Professionals Can Land a Seat at the C-Suite Table” — Features quotes from Chris Costello, Principal and Founder of CBG Benefits.

TheStreet: Main Street: “Keeping Employees in Their Seats for the Remaining Days of Summer”

National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB): “How to Fraud-Proof Your Business – Five ways to keep your employees from ripping you off”

EmploymentCrossing: Dan Costello, Principal of CBG Benefits, contributed this article on the topic of “Retaining and Attracting Good Employees.”

SHRM / We Know Next: Chris Costello, Founder and Principal of CBG Benefits, was featured in this article regarding best practices for adding alternative and/or voluntary options to your employee benefits program.

Boston Business Journal, 6/28 – 7/4: Chris Costello, Founder and Principal of CBG Benefits, was featured in the “Newsmakers” section and in an article on the importance of delegation when it comes to business success.

SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership: 9 Ways to Empower Employees to be Leaders

TLNT: 10 Tips For Reducing Employee Turnover

The Undercover Recruiter: A tip on recruitment and hiring from CBG Benefits was featured in the “How Mobile Recruitment Is Changing The Hiring Process [5 Ways]” article

Huffington Post: A tip on recruitment and hiring from CBG Benefits was featured in the “7 Ways to Find Talent for Hard-to-Fill Positions” article

The Price of Business: “The Best Practices in Customer Service: CBG Benefits”

CEO Blog Nation: Chris Costello was interviewed for the “Entrepreneurs Name Their Favorite Social Media Sites for Business” article

eZanga: Small Business Spotlight: CBG Benefits

BenefitsLink: Complying with the 90-day Waiting Period Limit (3/28/13) | Impact of Health Care Reform: Large vs. Small Employers (3/26/2013) | CBG Benefits and Mintz Levin to Co-Host Health Care Reform Seminar (1/31/13) | 2013 Health Care Reform Compliance Checklist (12/27/2012)

Boston Business Journal: Jason Pinto: People on the Move

Boston.com: Seminar: Employer Responsibilities Under Health Care Reform

Ragan’s Health Care Communication News: 4 ways to help employees understand benefits (2/26/2013) | 4 ways to help employees achieve weight loss goals (2/22/2013)

The Health Hero Blog: Employee Wellness Goals in 2013: Healthy Eating

Mintz Levin: CBG Benefits and Mintz Levin to Co-Host Seminar on Health Care Reform for Local Businesses

SmartBrief: 5 Standards for Health-Contingent Wellness Programs

Passion for Subro and Self-Funding: Complying with the 90-day Waiting Period Limit

Modern Healthcare: Compliance Matters: Health Care Reform Seminar

Healthcare BizDev: 5 Wellness Program Tips for Companies on a Budget

National Law Review: Employer Responsibilities Under Health Care Reform