How to Successfully Lead Employees Through Organizational Change

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You’ve heard the old adage: If there’s one constant in business, it’s that change is inevitable. Also inevitable is employee resistance to change; there will always be some who do not welcome – and maybe even fear – change. The role of leadership during the transition cannot be underestimated; it has a definite impact on the process and the outcome. Continue reading

Why Invest in Employee Development?

Business Team Listening To Presentation At DeskEmployees are an organization’s most important asset, yet employee development is often neglected. A significant investment, employee development can help organizations maximize workforce potential in increasing productivity and quality of work. Learn more about investing in employee development. Continue reading

California Large Group Starting Line-Up: New Plan Options Available Now!

As Typing businessmanthe 2016 selling season continues, we continue to develop sustainable and low-cost benefit solutions that keep California employees healthy and companies going strong! To prove it, we’re stepping up our popular Starting Line-Up (SLU) portfolio with more marketable plan choices to help you generate more sales!

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The Next Generation EAP

Take a moment to relax at workEmployee Assistance Programs (EAPs) have come a long way from their roots in mental health. Employees can now find support not only for personal problems but also for financial, legal, identity theft, and daily living concerns.

“Physical and emotional health are closely connected,” explains Dr. Jay Butterman, Lead Medical Director for MHN. “By integrating wellness and the EAP, we support the ‘whole person’ and can positively impact overall well-being.”

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MHN’s Employee Assistance Program: A Win-Win for Large Groups

Chief Sales Officer for Large Business and President of MHN Larry Tallman has released his latest audio message to brokers and sales agents.



In this message, Larry details the MHN Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and how it can not only be a key selling point, but also a great means to create and establish long-lasting client relationships for 2016 and beyond.

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September Is National Recovery Month

Natl Recovery MonthDid you know September is National Recovery Month? This health observance is dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of mental and substance use issues and celebrating those who have overcome them.

Most of us know someone who has struggled with substance use or mental illness. One in four of us are living with mental illness, and 22 million of us have a substance use disorder, according to the Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness’ Stamp Out Stigma website.

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Questions to Ask a Prospective EAP Vendor

biz_group-3-hiCMYKAn investment in an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can yield big returns. One study found that every dollar invested in an EAP brings over $8 in returns through decreased absences and increased productivity at work. With so many choices for EAP vendors, however, how can you narrow down the list to find one that is right for your organization? Continue reading

Announcing Medical Director for MHN Group Business

A message from Larry Tallman, Chief Sales Officer Large Group and President MHN


It is with great pleasure that I announce the selection of Dr. Jay Butterman as the Medical Director for MHN Group Business. Dr. Butterman will represent the face of MHN to our client groups.

Since 1997, Dr. Butterman has worked for MHN as a medical director where he oversees care management, educates clinical staff, and ensures corporate policy is consistent with current best medical practices.

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Thriving in the Workplace after a Workforce Reduction

layoff announcement iStock_000007772282SmallLosing one’s job during a workforce reduction is tough. But those who remain in the workplace also feel the effects of cutbacks. If you still have a job, you may feel guilty and wonder why your job was spared. You may also feel anxious about your continued job security or changes in your role or workload. You may feel sad, unfocused or have physical problems, such as headaches or trouble sleeping.

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