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  • ExpertQuote Gains Top Ranking for Benefits Firms in Silicon Valley Business Journal Book of Lists
    Released on 16-Jun-2015

    Iconic publication, Silicon Valley Business Journal names ExpertQuote as top player in employee benefits consultation.

    Corporate benefits firm ExpertQuote Insurance Services Inc., has earned a top spot for its category in the prestigious Silicon Valley Business Journal Book of Lists. The listing keeps ExpertQuote firmly positioned as a leader in group health insurance offering a robust menu of services. ExpertQuote’s roster of clients includes the San Jose Sharks as well as companies ranging from high-tech startups to large organizations such as museums, auto-dealerships, municipal parks and banks. ExpertQuote has earned the prestigious “Advantage Status” with Anthem BlueCross and the “Business Leadership Roundtable” with Kaiser Permanente for excellence in service.

    Harpreet Chadha, CEO of ExpertQuote, said, “We are honored and proud to be recognized as the top rated benefits firm. We were able to achieve this position thanks to our outstanding base of loyal clients that have given us a chance to work with them. It is also a tribute to the exceptional quality and work ethic of the ExpertQuote team in such a heavily competitive market.”

    ExpertQuote is at the forefront of the ever-changing benefits consultation landscape specializing in all aspects of health insurance including Human Resources mandates and Health Care Reform updates. As a boutique bay area benefits team, ExpertQuote has gained the trust of both large and small well-recognized companies across various industries. ExpertQuote’s proven strategies save its clients anywhere from $100,000 to more than a million dollars a year on benefits expenditures while preserving or improving their plan benefits.

    About ExpertQuote

    ExpertQuote is a Campbell, California-based company that provides a Full Concierge Model and Complimentary Benefit-Administration Platform. EQ will become your complete outsourced benefits team, handling open enrollments, employee questions, and carrier onboarding. Furthermore, EQ provides a complimentary health care reform & human resource audit. For the latest information on the health care reform, visit EQ’s dedicated website that is kept updated by our knowledgeable team posted at www.EQACA.com. For more information please visit: www.ExpertQuote.com

  • Is Your Company Terminating an Employee? ExpertQuote Can Save Your Company Millions of Dollars in Litigation
    Released on 10-Jun-2015

    ExpertQuote to Hold Complimentary Expert Webinar™ on Critical Topic Termination the Right Way

    Corporate benefits firm ExpertQuote Insurance Services Inc., has announced a complimentary expert webinar titled Termination the Right Way. Deciding to terminate an employee can be one of the most difficult and stressful experiences for employers. But it can also be one of the most important. ExpertQuote invites you to join them for a highly informative 60 minute webinar where you will learn practical tips for how to approach a termination decision, conduct the termination meeting, and administer the employee’s departure. After this webinar, you’ll feel confident that you have the tools and guidance to handle any termination situation.

    Raj Singh, COO of ExpertQuote, said, “Terminating an employee is a difficult decision to make. The fifteen minutes or so you spend terminating an employee may well be the most critical of the employment relationship. Terminations can lead to legal claims based on a variety of potential allegations, including defamation, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and so on. ExpertQuote provides comprehensive Human Resources services to prepare you for this crucial step. Our HR experts will guide you through the termination process including gathering documents, preparing for a termination meeting and will provide you with personalized consultation every step of the way. We can provide you with the tools that will save your company from a potential law suit. ”

    On June 11th at 10 am, ExpertQuote’s HR specialist Rebecca Seaman PHR, SHRM-CP, will be covering crucial points such as what you should always say and what you must never say when letting an employee go, how much time and documentation is enough, what actions supervisors must take to avoid personal liability and what often-overlooked details frequently cause commotion and negative press post-termination. If you are an HR manager, a department supervisor, a manager or an owner of a small business, this webinar is essential to your business. Please e-mail webinars@expertquote.com in order to reserve access to this complimentary service so that we may accommodate you.

    As part of an Expert Webinar ™ series, ExpertQuote will hold a series of engaging sessions on the following timely topics, all live at 10:00 A.M. Pacific.

    June 11th -Termination the Right Way
    August 5th – HR Metrics
    October 14th – Employee Handbooks
    December 3rd – Recordkeeping and I-9 Compliance.

  • ExpertQuote Announces Sponsorship of the San Jose Spiders Ultimate Team
    Released on 08-Jun-2015

    ExpertQuote proud to sponsor the 2014 American Ultimate Disc League Champions

    Corporate benefits firm ExpertQuote Insurance Services Inc., has announced the official sponsorship of the San Jose Spiders ultimate team. On April 18th 2015, ExpertQuote and the San Jose Spiders signed a joint commitment of official sponsorship. The San Jose Spiders are the defending champions of the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) and they play their home games at Foothill College stadium. They boast the biggest and most enthusiastic fan base in the AUDL’s Western Conference.

    Andrew Zill, General Manager of the Spiders said “The Spiders are proud to represent San Jose as the reigning national champions of the American Ultimate Disc League. We owe our success to our corporate sponsors, especially ExpertQuote and Lightspeed Venture Partners. As a new team in a small professional league, it’s great to have the backing of a strong and stable company like ExpertQuote. By sponsoring teams like the San Jose Sharks and the San Jose Spiders, it shows that nobody is too big or too small for ExpertQuote to provide help and support.”

    ExpertQuote specializes in all aspects of Group Health Insurance and includes companies ranging from high-tech startups to large organizations such as museums, auto dealerships, municipal parks, sports teams and banks. The sponsorship further establishes ExpertQuote’s commitment to supporting the community. Harpreet Chadha, CEO of ExpertQuote said “We at ExpertQuote are excited to sponsor the San Jose Spiders. We strongly believe that sports have a positive wellness impact on the community – both for the team players and supporters with their extended families”.

    ExpertQuote has earned the prestigious “Advantage Status” with Anthem BlueCross and the “Business Leadership Roundtable” with Kaiser Permanente for excellence in service. ExpertQuote has also been named by the Silicone Valley Business Journal as a Largest Employee Benefits Consultant.

    About ExpertQuote

    ExpertQuote is a Campbell, California-based company that provides a Full Concierge Model and Complimentary Benefit-Administration Platform. EQ will become your complete outsourced benefits team, handling open enrollments, employee questions, and carrier onboarding. Furthermore, EQ provides a complimentary health care reform & human resource audit. For the latest information on the health care reform, visit EQ’s dedicated website that is kept updated by our knowledgeable team posted at www.EQObamaCare.com. For more information please visit: www.ExpertQuote.com

  • Personal Internet Use Costs American Corporations Nearly $200 Billion a Year, ExpertQuote Informs
    Released on 02-Apr-2015

    California Based Broker ExpertQuote to Hold Free Webinar on Critical Topic: Navigating Social Media in the Workplace.

    Corporate benefits firm ExpertQuote Insurance Services Inc., has announced a complimentary expert webinar focusing on social media in the workplace. Social media can be a powerful tool to grow your business. But it can also be a big distraction in the workplace and a forum for embarrassing or other harmful messages that undermine your brand. This session will cover best practices for regulating the use of social media in the workplace. Our expert will also help you navigate the current social media legal landscape, including recent National Labor Relations Board rulings and tips for implementing a Social Media policy in your organization.

    Raj Singh, COO of ExpertQuote said “social media has revolutionized the way in which companies communicate with clients, employees and community members. While it can be a powerful tool, it can also have undesired effects on your company’s reputation.” He added “advance preparation to effectively deal with online reputation crisis management will pay off. An effective social media policy is not only recommended, but has become a necessity in the age of technology we live in. ExpertQuote provides comprehensive Human Resources services that include the creation and revision of this policy that can save your company’s reputation and avoid a complicated lawsuit.”

    ExpertQuote specializes in all aspects of Group Health Insurance and includes the San Jose Sharks among its roster of clients as well as companies ranging from high-tech startups to large organizations such as museums, auto dealerships, municipal parks and banks. ExpertQuote has earned the prestigious “Advantage Status” with Anthem BlueCross and the “Business Leadership Roundtable” with Kaiser Permanente for excellence in service and has been awarded the Silicone Valley Business Journal Largest Benefits Consultant status.

    As part of an Expert Webinar ™ series, ExpertQuote will hold a series of engaging sessions on the following timely topics, all live at 10:00 A.M. Pacific.

    April 8th – Navigating Social Media in the Workplace

    June 11th -Termination the Right Way

    August 5th – HR Metrics

    October 14th – Employee Handbooks

    December 3rd – Recordkeeping and I-9 Compliance.

    Given the importance and high demand of these subjects, these webinars are expected to reach maximum capacity. E-mail webinars@expertquote.com in order to reserve access to this complimentary service so that we may accommodate you, or alternatively consider you for future webinars.

    About ExpertQuote

    ExpertQuote is a Campbell, California-based company that provides a Full Concierge Model and Complimentary Benefit-Administration Platform. EQ will become your complete outsourced benefits team, handling open enrollments, employee questions, and carrier onboarding. Furthermore, EQ provides a complimentary health care reform & human resource audit. For the latest information on the health care reform, visit EQ’s dedicated website that is kept updated by our knowledgeable team posted at www.EQObamaCare.com. For more information please visit: www.ExpertQuote.com.

  • $1.5 million Fine for Employers who Fail to File IRS Affordable Care Act Reporting Requirements
    Released on 04-Mar-2015

    ExpertQuote to Hold Free Webinar on Critical Topic: ACA Employer IRS Reporting Requirements

    Corporate benefits firm ExpertQuote Insurance Services Inc., has announced a complimentary expert webinar focusing on ACA employer reporting and IRS requirements by attorney Caitlin Gadel.

    Separate from the ‘Pay vs. Play’ (Employer Mandate) rule, large employers are required to report certain information to the IRS in 2016 about the 2015 year. Large employers are also required to give full-time employees a copy of this information. The penalty for not filling out these returns is $100 per failure, not to exceed $1.5 million. The webinar will focus on information to help you begin gathering data to prepare for filing these informational returns with the IRS.

    This critical webinar is presented by associate attorney Caitlin Gadel who practices in the areas of employee benefits and employment law. She advises employers on compliance issues relating to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, maintaining ERISA compliant employee benefit plans, and other employment matters.

    Health Care Reform has become a bureaucratic nightmare, with some 159 new government agencies, boards and programs busily enforcing the roughly 20,000 pages of rules and regulations associated with this law.  “ACA Compliance is now a critical aspect for employers, Health & Human Services, ERISA, and the I.R.S. are shelling out regulations on a monthly basis” said Raj Singh COO of ExpertQuote  he continued, “Corporate Benefits Brokers now need to provide clients with a team of experts in Health Care Reform and Human Resources as part of a comprehensive consulting practice.”

    ExpertQuote specializes in all aspects of Group Health Insurance and includes the San Jose Sharks among its roster of clients as well as companies ranging from high-tech startups to large organizations such as museums, auto-dealerships, municipal parks and banks. ExpertQuote has earned the prestigious “Advantage Status” with Anthem BlueCross and the “Business Leadership Roundtable” with Kaiser Permanente for excellence in service.

    As part of an expert webinar series, ExpertQuote will hold a series of engaging sessions on the following timely topics, all live at 10:00 A.M. Pacific.

    April 8th  – Navigating Social Media in the Workplace

    June 11th  -Termination the Right Way

    August 5th  – HR Metrics

    October 14th  – Employee Handbooks

    December 3rd  – Recordkeeping and I-9 Compliance.

    Given the importance and high demand of these subjects, these webinars are expected to reach maximum capacity. E-mail webinars@expertquote.com in order to reserve access to this complimentary service so that we may accommodate you, or alternatively consider you for future webinars.

     

    About ExpertQuote

    ExpertQuote Insurance Services Inc. (EQ) of Silicon Valley California is a corporate benefits firm specializing in all aspects of group health insurance from high-tech startups to large firms including museums, auto-dealerships, banks, and public firms. EQ has the distinct privilege of representing the national hockey team, the San Jose Sharks.
    In face of the ever increasing health insurance premiums, EQ has a proven strategy that is saving it’s clients from $100,000 to $1M+ a year on benefits expenditures. Given the current annual health insurance rate increases, premiums will double in seven years! The EQ solution is helping clients preserve and provide benefits packages in a competitive landscape for quality talent.
    EQ has an extensive offering providing a full concierge model and complimentary benefit-administration platform. EQ will become your complete outsourced benefits team, handling open enrollments, employee questions, and carrier onboarding. Furthermore, EQ provides a complimentary PPACA & HR Audit through our ERISA Attorney & HR Specialist. For more information please visit www.ExpertQuote.com and www.EQSavingsSolution.com

  • ExpertQuote to Launch Free Webinars on Critical Topics
    Released on 18-Feb-2015

    Is your company in compliance with Health Care Reform and aware of the 2015 Human Resource mandates? ExpertQuote is providing guidance through expert web-based training.

    Corporate benefits firm ExpertQuote Insurance Services Inc., has announced a new series of expert webinars for 2015 focusing on critical and timely topics on Health Care Reform compliance requirements and the 2015 Human Resources mandates. In an aim to address the breadth of confusion and the high demand for information, ExpertQuote is providing guidance through expert web-based training.

    In face of skyrocketing health insurance premiums, ExpertQuote has a proven strategy that is saving its clients from $100,000 up to $1M+ a year on benefits expenditures. Given the current annual health insurance rate increases, premiums will double in seven years. The ExpertQuote solution is helping clients preserve and provide competitive benefits packages for the retention of quality talent.

    Raj Singh, COO of ExpertQuote, said, “We are now in a world of Benefits 2.0. With the passing of the Health Care Reform and the ever-changing Human Resources compliance requirements, clients need a lot more than just quotes. They need a team of trusted advisors including Human Resources Specialists and ERISA Attorneys and that is what we provide.”

    ExpertQuote specializes in all aspects of Group Health Insurance and includes the San Jose Sharks among its roster of clients as well as companies ranging from high-tech startups to large organizations such as museums, auto-dealerships, municipal parks and banks. ExpertQuote has earned the prestigious “Advantage Status” with Anthem BlueCross and the “Business Leadership Roundtable” with Kaiser Permanente for excellence in service.

    The 2015 expert webinars, all live at 10:00 A.M. Pacific, are as follows:

    February 24th – Healthcare Reform

    March 10th – Affordable Care Act Employer Reporting Requirements

    April 8th – Navigating Social Media in the Workplace

    June 11th -Termination the Right Way

    August 5th – HR Metrics

    October 14th – Employee Handbooks

    December 3rd – Recordkeeping and I-9 Compliance.

    Given the importance and high demand of these subjects, these webinars are expected to reach maximum capacity. Please e-mail webinars@expertquote.com in order to reserve access to this complimentary service so that we may accommodate you, or alternatively consider you for future webinars.

    About ExpertQuote

    ExpertQuote is a Campbell, California-based company that provides a Full Concierge Model and Complimentary Benefit-Administration Platform. EQ will become your complete outsourced benefits team, handling open enrollments, employee questions, and carrier onboarding. Furthermore, EQ provides a complimentary health care reform & human resource audit. For the latest information on the health care reform, visit EQ’s dedicated website that is kept updated by our knowledgeable team posted at www.EQObamaCare.com. For more information please visit: www.ExpertQuote.com.

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