Tag: MetLife

How to bring the power of ‘bundling’ to your benefits package

By Susan Solovic, THE Small Business Expert “Bundle it baby!” Tweet by Frank Fritz, co-star American Pickers. Anyone who has seen even a single episode of American Pickers knows that Frank Fritz, one of the stars of the popular show, loves to “bundle” items to get what he wants at the price he needs to […]

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The genius of using benefits as a strategic tool for competitive advantage

By Susan Solovic, THE Small Business Expert If you’re a small business owner, staying ahead of recruiting and retaining top talent is one critical way to grow. Yet, when MetLife conducted its most recent Employee Benefit Trends Study (EBTS), it found that only 16 percent of small business owners are planning to change their benefits […]

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How to diversify employee benefits for ongoing success

In today’s diverse marketplace, successful small business owners offer products and services that appeal to a wide range of people. You probably know that. But success also requires attracting and retaining loyal employees. Small business owners who offer flexible benefit programs will have a competitive edge in recruiting the strongest candidates for any job. But […]

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Five pros you need to recruit to your small business team

I don’t think anything has changed in business over the last several years more than the relationships between business owners, employees, contractors, advisors, consultants, and freelancers. Owners are still owners, but the lines between owners and all the other professionals with whom owners work are blurring. Small business owners have for a long time “outsourced” […]

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How to recruit and retain great employees with your benefits package

Tech companies like Google and others have increased their focus on employee benefits and perks to a whole new level of intensity. And, this heightened awareness has made benefits and perks more important than ever before. A new report from MetLife, “Beyond Medical: Why Small Business Owners Offer Added Benefits – and How They Do […]

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