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Two Rules To Protect Your Startup When Employees Leave

Building a company certainly comes with challenges and pressures, including preventing your top talent from hitting the free agency market (especially in Toronto’s highly competitive startup space). Although employee benefits plans improve retention rates and employee satisfaction, the reality is that employees will come and go. When they go, you need to make sure you have your bases covered to…

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Are You Providing Health Benefits Coverage That Your Team Actually Wants?

I talk to a lot of startups about health benefits coverage. While there are differences from company to company, massage, dental, vision and drug coverage have always been top requests. However, over the past 18-24 months, I’ve noticed a shift in what startups are looking for in terms of health benefits coverage for their teams. In addition to the basics…

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Has Your Startup Thought About Employee Benefits?

This is an article that I previously provided to BetaKit: When it comes to evaluating benefits for your startup, it’s not always about focusing on traditional plans, especially if you’re looking to recruit and retain younger staff. When building a benefits plan for a millennial workforce, it’s important to consider alternatives beyond the standard offering, since comprehensive medication or family…

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Three Ways Toronto Startups are Benefitting from Offering Employee Benefits Plans

These days, employee benefits are an important part of doing business, especially for startups. Fast-growing businesses that take care of their employees are the ones that stand out from the crowd as a great place to work and a highly valuable company. We’ve identified three major benefits of providing startup employees with health plans and asked a couple high-growth Toronto…

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