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Creating a Great Engineering Culture Amidst Incredible Growth

By Mariana Carrillo | Thoughts From Beam | No Comments

Creating a great engineering culture amidst rapid startup growth can be challenging, but it’s worth pursuing. This is one of the reasons I joined Beam as an Engineering Manager: the opportunity to create a great engineering culture from the beginning.What exactly is a great engineering culture?...

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The Core of Success: Taking Customer Feedback to Heart

By Whitney Poma | Thoughts From Beam, About Beam | No Comments

At Beam, we’ve become a best-in-class dental and ancillary benefits provider through a number of ways: offering rich benefits, sending our Beam Perks to all members, and creating innovative administration technology. However, we know that no matter how great our product is, there’s something...

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BenefitsPRO Broker Expo 2019: How to Stay Ahead in an Evolving Market

By Hailey Major | Employee Benefits, Thoughts From Beam | No Comments

It’s been a week since the Beam Team was at the 2019 BenefitsPRO Broker Expo, and—much to my team’s delight—I’ve finally stopped humming the tune of “Welcome to Miami.” The expo did not disappoint; when we weren’t hunting down the perfect Cuban sandwich, we had the opportunity to meet tons of...

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5 Takeaways From InsureTech Connect 2018

By Alex Frommeyer | Dental Insurance, insurance, Thoughts From Beam | No Comments

I attended InsureTech Connect 2018 in Las Vegas recently and found it to be the most dynamic and interesting one yet. Here are 5 thematic takeaways from ITC 2018.

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Beam Dental Takeaways from EBN Benefit Forum & Expo 2018

By Hailey Major | Brokers, Employee Benefits, Thoughts From Beam | No Comments

Before I get started, I have to emphasize how great of a time I had at the EBN Expo. It was fantastic meeting with both brokers from across the country and prospective partners. Even though the first night was capped off with an incredible performance by the New Orleans Street Band, The...

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How Are PEOs Changing in the Face of Disruptive Technology?

By Alex Frommeyer | Technology, Thoughts From Beam | No Comments

A few weeks ago, I was excited to get the opportunity to attend the PrismHR Live 2018, the largest technology conference in the PEO industry. A PEO is a professional employer organization, which is a company to where other businesses can outsource a variety of employee services. The most common...

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Beam Dental Takeaways from BenefitsPRO Expo 2018: Think Ahead

By Chris Prochak | Brokers, Thoughts From Beam, Employers | No Comments

First of all, I had an amazing time at BenefitsPRO 2018. I met with consultants from large regional firms, independent brokers, existing and potential partners, and everyone in between. It was an incredible opportunity to have so many benefits experts under one roof, all sharing their thoughts...

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