Carlozo’s Corner

Carlozo’s Corner

Carlozo’s Corner

Welcome to Carlozo’s Corner! I’m Anthony Carlozo, a client executive at Marsh McLennan Agency (MMA), the employee benefits division of Marsh. At MMA, I work with organizations of all sizes to help them minimize their risk and maximize the value of their benefits programs. Here I’ll be sharing insights about a current market trend and the strategies I’m seeing employers adopt to adapt to today’s evolving business landscape. Please reach out to me at [email protected] or by phone at +1 856-220-8458 with any thoughts, comments, or questions.

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How to Build a Strong Relationship With Your Consultant

In this edition of Carlozo’s Corner, I want to continue sharing my thoughts and opinions that come from the heart. As a consultant, I live by five principles that are

Bridging the Gap Between HR and Finance in Organizations

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Top Places to Work/Employer of Choice: What Does It Really Mean?

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My Five Commandments of Networking: What You Cast Out You Get Back

Folks who know me understand my passion for helping others personally and professionally. In the spirit of paying forward, I wanted to share my five commandments of networking in the

How I Became Inspired to Reimagine the RFP Process

Welcome to Carlozo’s Corner! Happy to have you all aboard. This month, I want to share my perspective on the request for proposal (RFP) process and give you a bit

Don’t Take Your Benefits by Chance: Pros and Cons of Referenced Based Pricing

While on a recent trip to the beach, I ran into a CFO friend of mine on the boardwalk.  As we were in line waiting to grab a slice of

Pharmacy 101: Carved-in vs. Carved-out Rx

As you can probably imagine – I always get asked the question “What can my company do to save money and buy better” My answer is not always what people

How to Leverage Benefits to Diversify Your Workforce

Today I’m here to help you understand the value of your organization's ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I). If after reading this week’s editorial you need help creating

Mental Health Shift: From Employee to Family Focus

Today I’ll be continuing our discussion on mental health, specifically the shift in attention from employee based mental health solutions to family well-being that has become popular as a result

Technology to The Rescue: How to Leverage Tech to Win The Race For Talent

The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the importance of technology in the workplace and how it can be used to adapt to change quickly and efficiently. With work from anywhere booming,

Paid Family and Medical Leave Madness: How Your Company Can Prepare

Today I’ll be discussing the latest trends around paid leave, and what states currently have passed laws or pending legislation. With new legislation evolving every day it’s challenging to keep

Time Away From Work: A Rebalancing Act

The COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on the interconnectedness of work and life. With work and life overlapping, concerns of burnout and employee retention have increased employee demand in time

Traditional Long-Term Care: Why You Should Be Looking For Alternative Solutions

What is traditional long-term care? Why isn’t it working? Traditional Long-Term Care (LTC) has long been seen as a solution for the aging workforce but it often falls short of

Resources for Nativating The Cyber Security Landscape

One of the statistics from the survey report that stuck out to me from our firm’s Cyber Perception Survey was that 29% percent of respondents listed financial leaders as “primary

Should Your Company Self-Insure Your Benefits?

It seems like every week someone asks me – “Should we self-insure our benefits”, or “How can our organization save money so we can find dollars to meet the new

How to Use Technoloy to Enhance the Employee Experience

Employees are asking for help, for better benefits, for affordable benefits, for flexibility, and for convenience. Over the past few weeks I’ve discussed the myriad of responsibilities and considerations for

Why Employers Focus on DE&I

Employers are increasingly recognizing the unique make up of their organization, not just in regard to the mental well-being of their employees, but across the many facets related to diversity

The Importance of Supporting the Mental Health of Your Workforce

The subject of mental health goes beyond the professional realms and into everyday life for many individuals and their families. This has been a topic of discussion for employers for

The Complexity of Cost Management

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How to Manage Workforce Demands and Enhanced Benefits

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