Catalytic converter theft prevention

The incidence of catalytic converter theft from vehicles continues to be on the rise throughout the country, burdening both organizations and individuals with replacement and repair costs. According to BeenVerified, these types of thefts were up 540% than in all of 2020, a year which had already seen its own sizeable year-on-year increase. If your organization […]

What You Can Do to Prevent Cyber Attacks

With cyber crime at an all-time high, and many organizations experiencing severe cyber attacks, it’s important to know ways to prevent cyber attacks and keep your organization’s information safe. According to Blueprint, protecting your systems is not as complicated as it may sound. Use these tips and tools to help protect your organization’s valuable assets. […]

PRU and Preferred have earned a GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Preferred Governmental Insurance Trust, managed by PRU, has been awarded the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 12th consecutive year for its 2021 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR). Preferred is the first public entity risk pool in Florida recognized as having earned the Certificate of Achievement […]

Tips for effective workplace policies and procedures

When was the last time you reviewed workplace policies and procedures? Even in the best of times, policies and similar documentation are often written off as a “one and done” event. Policies are drafted, approved, published…and oftentimes, forgotten. Substantial changes can happen very rapidly, which can render your current documentation outdated at best, obsolete at […]

Start the New Year with an updated natural disaster emergency response plan

It’s a new year and a fresh start. A great way to stay on the track for success in the new year is to make sure you have a natural disaster emergency response plan in place for your organization. While maybe not the most exciting New Year’s resolution, it is important for management to spend […]

5 Ways HR Can Support Employees’ Mental Health

An employee’s mental health includes how they think, feel and act, and includes their emotional and social well-being. While mental health includes mental illness, the two aren’t interchangeable. An employee can go through a period of poor mental health but not necessarily have a clear, diagnosable mental illness. Additionally, an employee’s mental health can change […]

Workplace Technology Trends: Cybersecurity and Recruiting

Keeping up with technology trends A focus on workplace technology trends helps organizations stay current with advancements that can modernize and make processes more efficient. These emerging technologies support both the employee and the organization as a whole.                                   […]

Follow these best practices for employee recognition

What is employee recognition? Employee recognition is the acknowledgement and praise for exceptional work employees do that align with the company’s values, goals and purpose. The recognition can be formal or informal and can come from a manager or another company leader. Recognition could also come from a peer.              […]