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July 08, 2021
Michelle Hay
Global chief people officer
The workplace of the future

The widespread work-at-home transition ushered in by the COVID era has shined the spotlight on big-picture questions about how and where we work. What is the role of the office in the future state of the “new normal”? In my view, there is no one-si…

July 08, 2021 by Michelle Hay, Global chief people officer
February 24, 2021
Claira Kapraun
Corporate Citizenship Administrator
Defining and living a meaningful corporate citizenship strategy

When it comes to corporate citizenship, leaders around the country and across the globe are asking what it means and how will it impact their business. They want to know if the concept of corporate citizenship is simply another trending buzzword or i…

February 24, 2021 by Claira Kapraun, Corporate Citizenship Administrator
September 16, 2018
Ericka DeBruce
VP, Engagement, Inclusion and Corporate Social Responsibility
Culture is our compass

This week, Sedgwick once again experienced a significant milestone in our almost 50-year history with the announcement that The Carlyle Group will become our majority investor. This is the fifth time in the last 20 years we have seen owners…

September 16, 2018 by Ericka DeBruce, VP, Engagement, Inclusion and Corporate Social Responsibility
October 27, 2015
Jonathan Mast, Director Social Media
The strength of disabilities in the workplace

More is better, right? Why settle for 72 ounces of ketchup at the big-box store when you can get 84? But what about an extra chromosome? When you get an extra copy of the 21st chromosome, the world calls that Down syndrome and labels you with a dis…

October 27, 2015 by Jonathan Mast, Director Social Media
August 13, 2015
Jay Ayala, Managing Director
Diversity and inclusion in action

At Sedgwick, we see the value of diversity and inclusion every day in many of our common business practices. Putting these concepts into action enhances our customer service capabilities, expands our business strategies, attracts a wider pool of qu…

August 13, 2015 by Jay Ayala, Managing Director
April 27, 2015
Kathy Tazic
Managing Director Client Services
Changing needs of the workforce

We've been actively preparing for a great RIMS 2015! I’m excited to be speaking to the conference with one of our client partners on the changing needs of the workforce. We have had a great time preparing for our session, Faces in the crowd: Meeting …

April 27, 2015 by Kathy Tazic, Managing Director Client Services
April 07, 2015
Tim Over
SVP Specialty Operations
Healthcare consolidation and its impact on liability claims outcomes

Not that long ago, the insurance industry, if not the business world, was rocked when Connecticut General and INA merged to form CIGNA. Today, mergers and acquisitions are a common everyday occurrence. Once an M&A announcement has been made publ…

April 07, 2015 by Tim Over, SVP Specialty Operations
March 12, 2015
Kathleen Shostek
VP Healthcare Risk Management
Successful healthcare consolidation requires consolidating culture

Consolidation of hospitals and health systems may have hit an all-time high as health reform and market forces continue to drive mergers and acquisitions. It is important for healthcare organizations to address the cultures that exist in different …

March 12, 2015 by Kathleen Shostek, VP Healthcare Risk Management
July 01, 2014
Jonathan Mast, Director of Social Media
Does the 2014 FIFA World Cup contribute to lost productivity at work?

In just a few hours the United States men's national soccer team will take on Belgium in the knockout round of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. With this global sporting event combined with a short work week (with the July 4th holiday falling on Friday) fo…

July 01, 2014 by Jonathan Mast, Director of Social Media
June 04, 2014
Kathy Tazic
Managing Director Client Services

I grew up on the south side of Chicago and am 100% Lithuanian. This was very difficult in a world where everyone else seemed to be 100% Irish. My friends had names that started with O’ and they all had green satin jackets with “south side Irish” in w…

June 04, 2014 by Kathy Tazic, Managing Director Client Services
January 16, 2014
Kathy Tazic
Managing Director Client Services
Advocate with purpose

My mom suffers from vascular dementia. It's a progressive, slow, debilitating disease. As a non-medical person new to the maze of healthcare and elderly care, there was a lot to learn. My mom's in a nursing home 10 minutes from my house and I am now …

January 16, 2014 by Kathy Tazic, Managing Director Client Services
October 31, 2013
Dave North
executive chairman
Mirroring workforce diversity for our customers

The demographics of our population and workforce are changing. This change deserves our attention in terms of thinking about how as an industry we can better serve our customers. With an aging workforce, we now have four generations of workers contri…

October 31, 2013 by Dave North, executive chairman
October 09, 2013
Susan Shemanski, VP Client Services
Better with age: How are you managing your workforce? Part II

In my last blog, I discussed the value of a mature workforce. Are you interested in developing a plan to keep your aging workforce engaged, productive and injury-free? As you begin working on a plan, some key facts about how age should be considered:…

October 09, 2013 by Susan Shemanski, VP Client Services
June 06, 2013
Kathy Tazic
Managing Director Client Services
Creating a passionate culture: Building up teams that can do great things

This past month, the issue of culture and how we both protect and develop it has been at the front of my mind. Why? As we face complex problems and opportunities, it's more important than ever that we support doing the right thing – and help motiva…

June 06, 2013 by Kathy Tazic, Managing Director Client Services
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