Solstice Wins at Excellence in HR Award Ceremony
April 02, 2014
On March 20th, 2014, Solstice Benefits, Inc. was recognized alongside various Fortune 500 companies for their excellence in the company’s human resource practices. Nominated in the categories of “Health and Well-Being” and “Best Use of Corporate Social Responsibility”, Solstice claimed the title and award for “Outstanding Employee Engagement Strategy” at the Miami Chamber of Commerce Excellence in HR Award Ceremony. Solstice competed against companies such as Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., UnitedHealth Group, MorseLife and other large groups and universities.
Of the several awards presented at the 2014 ceremony, the categories for organizations were as follows:
• Best Use of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
• Health and Well-Being
• Best Talent Management Strategy
• Outstanding Employee Engagement Strategy
• Most Innovative Use of Technology
Solstice’s unique corporate environment gave them the upperhand and allowed them to take the prize in their respected category. From the various community events employees participate in, to an outstanding wellness program, to 100 percent medical benefits coverage for each employee at no additional cost, Solstice has proven itself to be an organization that strives to provide the best of the best for their employees.
“We have various programs and events available for our employees year round. Insurance is a very routine-like industry, so we enjoy making things interesting in the office,” said Ellen deClaire, Solstice Human Resources Director. “Our employees enjoy the monthly company events, such as pot lucks, 5ks, and other social functions, in addition to the exceptional benefits we offer them. Our personal connection with each employee is what keeps them motivated and feel like they’re not just a number – they’re part of a family.”
For more information on this year’s Excellence in HR Awards Ceremony, please visit:
About the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Excellence in HR Awards:
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Excellence in HR Awards honors human resources professionals and teams who are responsible for combining the essential ingredients of diversity, talent management, retention and teambuilding to create the perfect blend for their companies. Winners are recognized at an awards luncheon in conjunction with the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce HR Insights Day.
Solstice Benefits, Inc. is a privately held Florida life and health insurer based in Plantation, Fla. Solstice offers various types of dental and vision insurance and discount products, as well as administers and markets pharmaceutical, life and short- and long-term disability benefits plans. Solstice and its affiliates also offer Third Party Administration (TPA) services in the Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia markets—and are in the process of expanding nationwide. It was named one of “Florida’s Best Companies to Work For” for the third consecutive year by Florida Trend and ranked No. 15 in the Insurance Industry on Inc. magazine’s 2012 “America’s Fastest Growing Companies” list. Recently, the company was awarded accreditation with the Better Business Bureau (BBB), indicating dedication to quality and excellence in business practices. For information on Solstice, contact 1.877.760.2247 or visit www.SolsticeBenefits.com.
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