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How to Start a New Job in a New City

How to Start a New Job in a New City

Posted by Eric Rosenberg on May 18, 2016 in Life Transitions

Moving to a new city is an exciting (and sometimes intimidating) experience. Not only are you starting a new job, but you are uprooting your life and moving to a new home in an often unfamiliar area. You can avoid being overwhelmed by planning out each step of the way and putting together a strategy for what to do when you land in your new hometown. ... Read More ...

Top Jobs for Couples Abroad

Top Jobs for Couples Abroad

Posted by Ashley Norman on January 25, 2016 in Travel

Have you ever thought about leaving your 9 to 5 to take off and explore the world with your significant other? In the United States, there are very limited opportunities for couples wanting to work side by side, but there are many opportunities overseas designed specifically for couples wishing to work together.... Read More ...

Health Insurance Options for New Hires in the Waiting Period

Health Insurance Options for New Hires in the Waiting Period

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on December 2, 2015 in Insurance

You’ve just landed a new job and you’re excited about proving your worth to your new employer. Despite your excitement in accepting the job, you’re concerned about your insurance benefits not starting right away. Should you play it safe and find some other coverage or take the ... Read More ...

J-1 Visas: Your 5-Step Checklist

J-1 Visas: Your 5-Step Checklist

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on May 27, 2015 in Travel

Figuring out the application process for a J-1 visa can be challenging, so HCC Medical Insurance Services (“HCCMIS”) created this easy, five-step checklist to help you as you explore opportunities abroad.... Read More ...

How To Travel With a Suit

How To Travel With a Suit

Posted by Jarred Juett on May 5, 2015 in Travel

Anyone who travels for business already knows the hassle of trying to pack a suit. Without a doubt, you have found some great method of rolling, folding, or vacuum packing your suit. Maybe your method involves using towels, tissue paper, or rolled up socks. However, you have likely discovered that this process is time consuming... Read More ...

How to Pack a Suitcase for Business Travel

How to Pack a Suitcase for Business Travel

Posted by Muhammad Yasin on April 30, 2015 in Travel

Instead of resorting to the theatrics of cramming everything in and sitting on the suitcase top to close it up, try using some of these handy tips and tricks for how to pack your suitcase.... Read More ...

HCC Medical Insurance Services Visits Gleaners Food Bank

HCC Medical Insurance Services Visits Gleaners Food Bank

Posted by Jarred Juett on April 27, 2015 in Insurance

Every year, local employees at HCC Medical Insurance Services are given a choice. In lieu of funds for the annual holiday party, employees select a charity to support. In 2011, that charity was Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana.... Read More ...

Dealing with Being Laid Off

Dealing with Being Laid Off

Posted by Jonathan Daniel on February 26, 2015 in Life Transitions

Dealing with being laid off is one of the most difficult experiences to go through in life. The mechanics of dealing with a layoff are well documented. Update your resume and LinkedIn page, spread the word, scope out potential companies, etc. But there is one aspect that doesn’t get a lot of attention and that’s a mistake.... Read More ...

Working Overseas: 5 Websites to Find a Job Abroad

Working Overseas: 5 Websites to Find a Job Abroad

Posted by Abigail Pratt on January 30, 2015 in Travel

With the help of the internet, finding a job locally and nationally has been made extraordinarily easy. The same can be applied to finding a job abroad by using the similar research methodologies on internet platforms as you would in your home country. The search for your new job overseas starts with exploring the following six resources to cross the finish line into a new country with your signed work contract in hand.... Read More ...

Corporate Travel Insurance: Five Reasons You Need Coverage

Corporate Travel Insurance: Five Reasons You Need Coverage

Posted by Muhammad Yasin on July 30, 2014 in Insurance

You are 30,000 feet in the air reviewing your presentation for an upcoming meeting in Brussels, Belgium. As the plane begins to descend, you experience shortness of breath. By the time the plane lands, you need to go to the hospital. A situation like this is one of several reasons corporate travel insurance is critical when journeying internationally. Below are five reasons you can’t leave home without it:... Read More ...

Busting Myths of Travel for Business

Busting Myths of Travel for Business

Posted by Sandra Eblevi on July 23, 2014 in Travel

When it comes to people who travel for business, there are lots of stereotypes and myths. Just because you are a business traveler, it does not mean you have to sacrifice comfort or style for cost and lesser quality (or spend lots of company money for no good reason!). We are going to break down myths surrounding people who travel for business and try to explain how you can break them during your travels.... Read More ...

HCC Medical Insurance Services Gives Back to Its Agents

HCC Medical Insurance Services Gives Back to Its Agents

Posted by Muhammad Yasin on March 28, 2014 in Insurance

We’ve all been there. It’s a quarter after five on Friday, and your son’s baseball game starts in 20 minutes. You’re trying to finish up one last comparison for a client who leaves on a business trip to China next week. You’re trying to ensure that you choose the best plan for your client, but the company websites you depend on for plan information and quoting seem like labyrinths hiding the information you’re searching for... Read More ...

Meet Latoiya, Customer Service Specialist

Meet Latoiya, Customer Service Specialist

Posted by Muhammad Yasin on March 28, 2014 in Insurance

Meet Latoiya, one of our dedicated Customer Service Specialists. HCC Medical Insurance Services offers personal service via phone 24/7 in addition to email, live chat and Twitter during normal business hours. For a full listing of the travel assistance services provided by our service center, visit the customer care page.... Read More ...

College Graduate Tips: What to Wear and When to Wear It

College Graduate Tips: What to Wear and When to Wear It

Posted by Muhammad Yasin on March 28, 2014 in Life Transitions

Congratulations, college graduate, it’s time to transition into the workforce. You have a stack of resumes hot off the printer and maybe you have even purchased some short-term medical insurance to make sure you are covered until you find that dream job. But have you looked in your closet lately? Many people, especially recent college graduates, frequently have no idea how to dress in a professional situation.... Read More ...

Packing for a Business Trip

Packing for a Business Trip

Posted by Muhammad Yasin on March 28, 2014 in Travel

Packing for a business trip can quickly become stressful even though few items are usually required for the trip. Forgetting a crucial item such as a tie, heels or a portfolio can cause stress when packing for a business trip.... Read More ...

Types of Tourist Visas for the US

Types of Tourist Visas for the US

Posted by Jarred Juett on March 28, 2014 in Travel

If you want to visit the United States, there are several types of tourist visas for the US. For temporary visits, there are three different types of non-immigration visas. There is the visitor visa, the temporary worker visa, and the student/exchange visa. We will look at each type so you can figure out which one is right for your trip to the United States.... Read More ...

Top HCCMIS Blogs for August 2011

Top HCCMIS Blogs for August 2011

Posted by Muhammad Yasin on March 28, 2014 in Travel

Customer Story: Aswan – Tranquil Temples, “No Hassle” Markets Aswan feels like Africa in a way Cairo does not. The people are darker skinned, the dusty streets are full of buildings painted blue and gold, bony dogs,... Read More ...

The Importance of Business Networking

The Importance of Business Networking

Posted by Shelby Walton on March 27, 2014 in Life Transitions

While completing my undergraduate degree at a private four-year college, there was one piece of advice that was reiterated time and again- There is one crucial, yet often overlooked, element that deserves careful attention when preparing to take on my first job: business networking. Most elite jobs are no longer listed in newspapers or even... Read More ...

Cultural Awareness Tips for Working Abroad

Cultural Awareness Tips for Working Abroad

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on March 27, 2014 in Travel

Working abroad can be not only a great occupational opportunity, but also a great way to learn about the cultures of other countries. But in order to have a successful overseas working experience, expats must prepare for the possibility of culture shock, or just the challenges that can sometimes accompany living in a new place.... Read More ...

Trips for Seniors

Trips for Seniors

Posted by Kristen Kaweck on March 27, 2014 in Travel

Trips for seniors are in abundance, because the amount of seniors that travel are enough to surprise us. These mature travelers and mature business travelers are what we consider as seniors. It is clear that senior travel is a huge percentage of the U.S. population. Those born before 1946 are referred to as “mature travelers.” ... Read More ...

Busting Myths of Travel for Business

Busting Myths of Travel for Business

Posted by Sandra Eblevi on March 26, 2014 in Travel

When it comes to people who travel for business, there are lots of stereotypes and myths. Just because you are a business traveler, it does not mean you have to sacrifice comfort or style for cost and lesser quality (or spend lots of company money for no good reason!).... Read More ...