August 7, 2017

Being Active with an Office Job


Getting enough exercise daily can be challenging for anyone.  The recommended amount of exercise is at least 150 minutes a week at a moderate, aerobic level, or 75 minutes a week at a vigorous level according to the American Heart Association.  That breaks down to 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week of moderate exercise.  With hectic, busy lives filled with 8+ hours at a job, family life, house work and prepping meals, it’s hard to imagine that there’s even time to sleep!  But exercise is so important – not only for physical health, but also for mental health … Continue reading

July 14, 2017

Employee Spotlight- Corey “Coco” Hanycz


Have you found how different a conversation can be once you’ve put ‘a face to a name’? We love connecting with our clients, whether it’s in the office, out in our community or even through our social media. Today’s post is just another way we want to connect with you and let you know a little bit more about us. We’re putting the spotlight on some of our employees and giving you an inside look! Corey Hanycz | Personal Lines Account Manager | 5 Years with VAST What is your favorite thing about working at VAST? My team. Are you … Continue reading

July 5, 2017

Why We Are Blue


Blue is our culture here at VAST. Being blue means we embody our 9 core values: communication, empowered, fun, relationships, results, team, innovative, healthy and integrity. It is what we live and breathe on a daily basis, so I wanted to reflect on a few events we have had in our office so far this year that embrace our blue culture. Every January at our annual meeting our Zen Committee announces a 12 week wellness challenge to all employees. This year we “climbed” Mount Everest. For every 120 minutes of exercise you moved your climber up the mountain. If you … Continue reading

June 27, 2017

Employee Spotlight – Amber Rude


Have you found how different a conversation can be once you’ve put ‘a face to a name’? We love connecting with our clients, whether it’s in the office, out in our community or even through our social media. Today’s post is just another way we want to connect with you and let you know a little bit more about us. We’re putting the spotlight on some of our employees and giving you an inside look! Amber Rude | Commerical Lines Account Manager | 2 Years [in August!] with VAST What is your favorite thing about working at VAST? My coworkers. … Continue reading

May 22, 2017

Volunteer Committee


VAST promotes a variety of committees for employees to participate in. From the Nerd Herd to the Zen committee, there’s something for everyone.  Here at VAST, giving back is something that is very important to us. One of the newest committees, The Volunteer Committee, was created to provide opportunities for VAST team members to give back to our amazing community by volunteering for different causes and organizations. Our goal is to provide easy access to these opportunities by having a list of options to choose from right at our fingertips.  A few of these opportunities include JJ Packs, UPAWS, The … Continue reading

May 12, 2017

Employee Spotlight – Brittney Schaeffer


Have you found how different a conversation can be once you’ve put ‘a face to a name’? We love connecting with our clients, whether it’s in the office, out in our community or even through our social media. Today’s post is just another way we want to connect with you and let you know a little bit more about us. We’re putting the spotlight on some of our employees and giving you an inside look! Brittney Schaeffer | Benefits Account Manager | 4 Years with VAST What is your favorite thing about working at VAST? The people and the environment. … Continue reading

May 3, 2017

Employee Spotlight – Sarah Boyce


Have you found how different a conversation can be once you’ve put ‘a face to a name’? We love connecting with our clients, whether it’s in the office, out in our community or even through our social media. Today’s post is just another way we want to connect with you and let you know a little bit more about us. We’re putting the spotlight on some of our employees and giving you an inside look! Sarah Boyce | Commercial Lines Account Administrator | 6 Months with VAST What is your favorite thing about working at VAST? I love that VAST … Continue reading

March 31, 2017

Wellness – It’s More Than Just Avoiding the Flu


You wouldn’t be very interested in a boat with a hole in it, or a bike with a wheel missing; yet too often we accept missing pieces in our overall wellness because we don’t see the bigger picture of what wellness actually means. Wellness isn’t just about whether or not you’re sick. Wellness encompasses one’s overall state of being—physically, mentally, and socially. Being aware of your overall wellness and taking steps to improve upon any areas of need can have a positive impact on your quality of life. Here are three basic areas to consider when checking in on your … Continue reading

March 20, 2017

New Job


“I am starting a new job today!” This is a phrase some of us may be more familiar with than others, yet still one that has huge meaning for all involved. Starting a new position at a new company presents unique challenges and opportunities that can be nerve-wracking and exciting all at once. As one of the newest employees at VAST I had every single emotional feeling in the world you could think of leading up to my first day here, most notably nervousness. I was leaving a position and a place in which I had become familiar and comfortable … Continue reading

February 24, 2017

Chat With Us!


If you have traveled to our website lately you may have noticed three little words staring at you from the bottom right corner: Chat with us! While these words are self-explanatory, what they don’t tell you is that this has been an adventure two years in the making. Allow me to elaborate. Two years ago we decided to totally revamp our website, and after plenty of high level collaboration with a local creative agency, Elegant Seagulls, our vision became the reality that you currently see when you go to vastsolution.com.  Part of the collaboration that I just mentioned was the … Continue reading

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