A benefits package can say a lot about a business and the relationship with its employees. Providing benefits that help keep your employees healthy and financially protected can be a key factor in employee retention and satisfaction. It can also be an integral part of attracting new talent and growing your business.
By Sabrina D'Onofrio, CGBP, CBA, Export Assistance Director
This month is World Trade Month in the United States and here at the Export Assistance Network, we want to showcase the importance of exporting and encourage you, our business leaders, just how exciting the world of exports is. Not to mention all of the no-cost exporting assistance that is out there, starting with the Export Assistance Network at The Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce.
As a business owner or leader, your business is of vital importance to you – and your employees are the lifeblood of that business. By protecting your employees and ensuring their safety, you’re also protecting your business.
Knowing how to manage your healthcare plan can save you and your business time and money. That’s why the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce (TRCC) and COSE have partnered with Medical Mutual to offer the multiple employer welfare arrangement (MEWA) to help small businesses receive the big-business benefits they deserve. Whether you’re looking to join a COSE MEWA plan or have been a member for years, it is important to review your plan information periodically to make sure you are getting the most out of it. Here are a few tips to get you started.
With all the uncertainties and stress that the population as a whole is experiencing, your mental health can take a large toll. That’s why it’s important to try to live in the present moment to help you better connect to yourself and others. Developing a simple daily routine can also benefit your physical health and overall wellbeing.
By Tim Schneider, Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce
The Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce congratulates the 32 individuals who recently completed 10 sessions of public service leadership training as part of the 2021 Institute for Leadership & Advocacy. These graduates join the more than 400 leaders to date that have completed this course, of whom more than 40 have gone on to serve as elected officials and on public sector boards and commissions. This year the Institute celebrates its 20th year preparing area leaders and continues as the longest running program of its kind in the state.
Due to COVID-19, many people have had to adjust to a new way of living – staying at home. With infection rates still high, many people are choosing to continue social distancing in their home. These safety precautions are necessary, but isolation at home can take a heavy toll on your mental and physical health. That’s why it’s extra important to find ways to stay on top of your health and wellness routines.
On Feb. 26, as a student in the Export Success class of 2021, you'll join a team of business professionals in ready-to-export, new-to-export and longtime export businesses. Not only is this class built to help you grow your business by expanding into new international markets through classes on export law, cross-cultural communications and building an export plan, it's also designed to train your brightest and newest employees how to carry on your exporting efforts as they rise within your company. But the class isn't just unique in its variety of classmates; its expert mentors will help you get the most out of your export plans. Let's meet two of our newest mentors in the class of 2021.
The overall health of your business is a priority, so you require a health insurance plan that keeps your employees safe and healthy. It’s important to choose a carrier that offers the products, access and benefits you’re looking for, who also looks out for you. That’s why the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce (TRCC) and COSE have partnered with Medical Mutual to offer the multiple employer welfare arrangement (MEWA) to help small businesses receive the big-business benefits they deserve.
By Sabrina D'Onofrio, CGBP, CBA
The Export Assistance Network has a plethora of means to help you and your business export effectively. We have a network of resources and partners throughout the state of Ohio here to help you and your business excel in the complex world of exporting. So, how can you get help?