Central Insurance Companies

10 Keyboard Shortcuts You Should Be Using

Keyboard vs. The MouseDouglas Engelbart introduced a prototype of the first computer mouse in 1964 – it was made of a wooden shell and had 2 metal wheels.  Billions and billions of clicks later, we now have a version of the mouse on nearly every laptop and desktop computer in use.

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Train to Save Time and Money

Employee TrainingYou probably agree with the statement “Time is money.”  Yet many times when it comes to our people we waste time AND money by shortchanging their training.   A manager once said to me “We don’t have time to train!”   I took this discussion as an opportunity to help the manager see that training our people is a critical investment we must make to SAVE time and money.  

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“Back” to Basics

Warehouse WorkersHave you ever had an employee unable to work due to a back injury?   If you have, you are not alone, as many employers deal with this serious workplace issue.   By following a few simple tips, you can help reduce back injuries at your facility, which makes for a healthier staff and potential savings in insurance costs.

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Do You Have Enough Coverage?

Car Damaged byTree

Catastrophes can strike anywhere and at any time.  In just the last three weeks, many areas across our nation have been impacted by the forces of Mother Nature.

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How You Can Help Speed Up the Claims Process

Fire ClaimWhen you need to file a claim, your insurance company wants to reach a fair and quick resolution as much as you do. Here are a few tips that you can follow to help speed up the claims process.

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Where’s the “Service” Gone in Customer Service?

Customer ServiceThis past weekend I purchased a new laptop for myself. I’m currently in college and desperately needed an upgrade. After I got my new toy home, I went through the rigorous process of transferring all of the saved info from my old PC over to the new one. As I came across my Internet security program, I realized that I had not only forgotten my password, but I also forgot the e-mail address I used when I purchased the program. I know, smooth move right?

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Have You Googled Yourself Lately?

When I applied for my position here at Central, I interviewed with our President, Bill Purmort.  When I entered his office, one of the first things he said to me was: “I Googled you.”  I don’t care who you are, that statement can be terrifying when you’re interviewing for a job!

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