The Importance of the Art of Communication

Some of the departments here at Hodges-Mace have recently gone through an on-site training session, provided by SkillPath, which centered on professional communication in the workplace. The purpose of the course material we used was to give us some additional tools and practical concepts to help in our interactions with internal and external customers. In [...]

[Podcast] Using Personality to Improve Engagement

Recently, Hodges-Mace CFO Ron Shah appeared on the Green Apple Podcast with John Garrett to discuss how bringing your personality to work can actually build trust, create positive energy, and increase engagement. Find out why Shah recommends everyone "rip the bandaid off." Listen to the entire podcast here.  

[Radio] Hodges-Mace Talks Employee Benefits on Biz 1190

Hodges-Mace Co-CEO Peter Mace and SVP of Marketing Liz Sophia joined biz 1190’s Dana Barrett last week to talk employee benefits, employee engagement, and benefits administration. You can hear them below by fast forwarding to hour two of the show:

Bowling for Dollars (and why I’m proud to work for Hodges-Mace)

Our Bowling for Dollars event is one of my favorite times of the year. It makes me proud to work for a company that values me being the best version of myself, giving back to my community, and family time. Hodges-Mace continues to impress me through its commitment to serving the community and appreciation for [...]

A CFO’s Guide to Assessing a Benefits Administration Investment

It should come as no surprise that most organizations spend huge amounts of money on employee benefits. Equally unsurprising is the confusion that surrounds the process of employee benefits management. To bypass the complications, many companies are starting to invest in benefits administration partners — who simplify the process, and allow organizations to focus their resources elsewhere. [...]

[Podcast] Solving the People Equation

Strategic CFOs can hold many different roles within an organization, in addition to being highly focused on budgeting and forecasting. Viewed as a partner to the CEO, the CFO should understand all aspects of the industry in order to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and create long-term profitability for the company. Our CFO Ron Shah was [...]

A Summer of Service with Hodges-Mace

Earlier this year, Hodges-Mace rolled out four company values, one being Our people and our communities matter.  Hodges-Mace cares not only about our work, but our communities and each other. Each employee can currently take two paid days off each year to perform community service. While these wonderful opportunities exist throughout the year, I was [...]

Top 5 Challenges HR Departments Face with Employee Benefits

Are you struggling to find the resources and time to keep up with changes in the Affordable Care Act and perform your daily responsibilities? Having trouble getting your employees on board and educated about the benefits packages you offer? Human Resource departments have progressively evolved over the years to expand their roles and include responsibilities [...]

Demystifying the Private Exchange

Health Insurance Exchanges. Private Exchanges. Public Exchanges. These are phrases that get thrown around a lot since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Exchanges are a radical change from the pre-Obamacare status quo, and for that reason the concept of the exchange is leaving many scratching their heads. What does it all mean? [...]

Combating Trickle-Down Frustration

“When your technology doesn’t work for you it inevitably is working against you, negatively affecting your productivity and even inhibiting your collaborative efforts. What you really need, though, is someone with the knowledge and skill to fix your problem so you can get back to being productive. And what you really, really need is someone who can do this without making you feel like an idiot for not figuring it out yourself.”