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Employer Guide: How to Set Up Chiropractic Care for Work Injuries

Posted by Jodi Mathy on Thu, Jun 25,2015 @ 05:00 AM

HNI Senior Claims Specialist

Imagine this scenario: You have an employee who's been injured on the job. Chiropractic care is a treatment option. You can't choose the chiropractor for them, but you hope that your employee finds a chiropractor who's committed to improving your worker's wellness and will help your worker move on if treatment isn't progressing.

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Topics: construction, transportation, manufacturing, retail, workers compensation

When It Comes to Driver Hiring, Truckers Have a Story... Do You Know It?

Posted by Garrett Oleson on Wed, Jun 24,2015 @ 05:00 AM

Relationship Manager at HNI

There's a huge problem in trucking.

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Topics: transportation

Simplifying Subrogration: Basics That Every Business Owner Should Know

Posted by Jodi Mathy on Tue, Jun 23,2015 @ 05:00 AM

Senior Claims Consultant at HNI

Subrogation is critical to controlling claims cost, yet the subrogation process can be tough to wrap your head around.

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Topics: transportation

Deadly Michigan Truck Wreck Makes Drivers Think Twice About Pre-Trip Inspections

Posted by Jim McKinley on Thu, Jun 18,2015 @ 05:00 AM

Principal at HNI Michigan

A set of dual tires fell off a tractor-trailer, bounced over the median, and struck a car in crash last month in western Michigan. Two people in the car were killed. The May 30 accident is under investigation, and it's unclear what caused the tires to come off the truck.

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Topics: transportation

Our First Draft Pick: HNI Illinois

Posted by Mike Natalizio on Tue, Jun 16,2015 @ 09:29 AM


The 2005 NFL Draft found Aaron Rodgers landing in Green Bay as the 24th overall pick.  It’s unlikely that you will even recognize the 23 players chosen ahead of the Discount Double Check King. 

Selecting your teammates is never an easy task -- and sometimes you just have to go with your gut.

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Topics: Change the Game

R - E - S - P - E - C -T! Bridging the Generational Gap

Posted by Chad Tisonik on Tue, Jun 16,2015 @ 05:00 AM

President of HNI Wisconsin

We all want it from those we work with, but each generation defines respect differently. 

Most people in the workplace operate with the thought process of giving respect as they want to receive it.  Sort of the “do onto others as you would have done onto you” approach.

Well, that’s your first mistake. One generation expects respect based on their title and position and another generation wants to have respect shown to them based on their ideas and performance. 

Do you see the conflicting views? Many managers may not see it but they FEEL it daily.

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Topics: construction, transportation, manufacturing, retail, generation gap, public sector, Employee Engagement

Seeking Mr. Right: Using Employer Brand to Find the Ideal Employee

Posted by Jennifer Romero on Thu, Jun 11,2015 @ 05:00 AM

Manager of Talent and Perks at HNI

Finding the "right fit" talent for your organization is easier said than done. There's a lot more involved in strategically adding team members than simply posting a job on your website and waiting for applications to come pouring in.

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Topics: construction, transportation, manufacturing, retail, brand

Driver Recruiting and Wellness: Melton Goes All In with New Headquarters

Posted by Megan Young on Wed, Jun 10,2015 @ 05:00 AM

HNI Account Executive

From an onsite restaurant that sources local ingredients to a state-of-the-art fitness facility, Melton Truck Lines' new headquarters shows the company is in the fast lane to growth  and HNI is proud to be partners with this future-focused organization.

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Topics: transportation

Why High Turnover Means High Employment Practices Risk

Posted by Janine Tracy on Tue, Jun 09,2015 @ 05:00 AM

HNI Director of People

Seeing high turnover in your organization?  While you are likely well aware of the costs involved with recruiting and onboarding a new employee, high turnover may also be exposing you employment practices liability that you may not have coverage for.

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Topics: HR

Smoke & Mirrors: How E-Cigs Impact Employee Wellness Programs

Posted by Julie Lillegren on Thu, Jun 04,2015 @ 05:00 AM

Communications Specialist at HNI

With the emergence of e-cigarettes on the market, people have flocked to the smokeless cigarettes with the intention being a "lesser of two evils" alternative for either themselves or loved ones.

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Topics: wellness, benefits, wellness program

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