Corinne Prevost

Corinne Prevost
Corinne has a strong background in group insurance and customer service, with over 15 years in the industry.

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Ready to Update Your Employee Benefits Program for 2019?

Posted by Corinne Prevost on Dec 5, 2018 2:00:00 PM

"Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients."

This quote comes from lifelong mega entrepreneur Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, which controls over 400 companies. He knew the first ingredient of business success: happy, productive employees.

2019 is just around the corner. Now is the time to review your employee benefits program - which will set both your business and your employees up for success in the coming year.

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Worried About Work-Related Back Pain? Here’s How to Prevent It

Posted by Corinne Prevost on Oct 25, 2018 9:42:12 AM

From tense shoulders to slipped discs, work-related back pain is a major issue for employees and employers alike.

Not only are musculoskeletal issues the second leading cause of long-term disability claims, they can also affect workers’ mental health and increase distraction at the office (source). In severe cases, staff with back complaints may need to take extra time off to deal with their symptoms.

In this blog, we’ll look at what causes back pain and offer simple, actionable tips for how to prevent it.

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Top 8 FAQs on Changes to Your Benefits Plan: Answered

Posted by Corinne Prevost on Aug 9, 2018 9:43:44 AM

Parental leave, terminations, cost-sharing. These are just some of the situations that could result in a change to your employee benefits plan.

To ensure you have the information you need to make these changes correctly, we put together this list of eight FAQs. So without further ado, here are some of your most common questions, answered.

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Keep ‘Em Happy: 4 Must-Have Work Benefits for Millennials

Posted by Corinne Prevost on Jun 21, 2018 11:00:00 AM

For the first time ever, Canada's workforce encompasses five generations: Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, and Generation Z.

Millennials, also known as Generation Y, were born between the early 1980s and mid 1990s—and they tend to be misunderstood by other generations. They're assumed to be less committed and industrious than their predecessors.

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Importance of Dental Health and Why Employers Should Care

Posted by Corinne Prevost on Apr 12, 2018 10:16:22 AM

It may come as a surprise, but dental health can have huge consequences for individuals and businesses alike.

Did you know that about 4.15 million working days are lost every year because of dental visits or dental sick-days? Although dental health is extremely important for quality of life, it isn’t covered under Canada’s universal health care.

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7 Office Health and Safety Tips to Improve Workplace Wellness

Posted by Corinne Prevost on Apr 5, 2018 10:30:00 AM

How healthy is your workplace? An office environment might seem altogether safe and comfortable. But potential hazards can still be lurking. Not only might they threaten your employees’ well-being, but if employees are unhealthy, they are also unproductive.

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The Best Workplace Benefits to Make Employees Feel Valued

Posted by Corinne Prevost on Mar 8, 2018 10:14:06 AM

Do your employees know how much you value them?

If you want to retain an engaged, hardworking team, learning how to make employees feel valued is an absolute must. Not only do staff who feel appreciated work harder and take more ownership of their work, they are also more loyal and tend to stay with their company for longer.

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How to Exercise at Work and Take Care of Your Heart

Posted by Corinne Prevost on Feb 22, 2018 10:00:00 AM

February is Heart Month, the perfect time to reflect on your cardiovascular health. Today, more than three-quarters of Canadian adults don't meet the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines. Believe it or not, many remain seated for 10 or more hours a day!

And that’s bad news for our heart health.

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6 Tips to Help Reduce Employee Holiday Stress

Posted by Corinne Prevost on Dec 7, 2017 10:24:53 AM

Once December arrives, the holiday countdown is on! For some, 'tis the season for festivities and cheer. For others, however, there are too many pressures—and the holiday season becomes stressful.

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How to Support Employees with Chronic Illness

Posted by Corinne Prevost on Nov 2, 2017 10:00:00 AM

When an employee is diagnosed with a serious illness, everyone is affected. The employee must confront sickness, medical treatments, and uncertainty—and the entire team must adapt to the situation while remaining productive.

Often, those with chronic, including terminal, illness try to maintain their normal lives by continuing to work. Wise employers know how to support employees with chronic illness while meeting business goals.

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