Planning a Multi-generational Benefits Strategy

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Mar 26, 2020 @ 11:03 AM

 

Today’s workforce can consist of employees from three to five generations, with each group having different needs. That’s why it’s important to build a multi-generational benefits strategy.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement

3 Reasons for Offering Employees a 401(k) Option

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Mar 25, 2020 @ 10:03 AM

An article on business.org points out that many businesses choose to offer a retirement plan, and not just for their employees’ advantage. With a 401(k), an employee is allowed to deposit a percentage of their income into an account, and quite often an employer will also contribute to a worker’s 401(k). There are obvious benefits for employees, but this retirement plan could provide advantages for your company as well.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

Advice on Boosting Employee Morale

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Mar 4, 2020 @ 10:03 AM

The success of any small business could depend on how often employers succeed in boosting employee morale. After all, the happier employees are, the more likely it is they’ll stay productive and loyal.

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement

Are Toxic Employees Poisoning Your Company Culture?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Feb 13, 2020 @ 11:02 AM

Every workplace has its fair share of slackers and toxic personalities, but it’s how an employer deals with those employees that solidifies its corporate culture as one of high or low performance.

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

Suffering From Burnout? Our 24/7 Work Culture is Probably to Blame

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Feb 11, 2020 @ 09:02 AM

Does the company you work for expect you to be available seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day? This type of workplace culture is becoming more and more common in the U.S. It’s no wonder that experts believe this practice is leading to increased health issues for employees, including stress-related anxiety and depression.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Company Culture, Employee Engagement

Strategies for Coping With Adult ADHD

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Feb 3, 2020 @ 09:02 AM

If you suffer from adult ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), you know how difficult dealing with everyday tasks can be – even if you’re obtaining treatment. But there are also strategies you can use to help keep symptoms in check at work, in public and at home (via webmd.com.)   

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement

Employee Benefit Trends: The Popularity of Pet-Friendly Perks

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Jan 28, 2020 @ 09:01 AM

Companies are well aware that in today’s competitive job market, it is necessary to offer employees healthcare and voluntary benefits to attract and retain talent. Not surprisingly, more and more employers over the last five years have been willing to offer their workers perks that extend to their family pets.   

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement

Advice on Dealing With Information Overload

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Jan 24, 2020 @ 11:01 AM

This probably isn't the first article or social media post you’ve read today. According to a Huffington Post article, a 2015 poll showed workers report spending as many as 6.3 hours each day just checking emails. And in 2016, Facebook reported its users spent an average of 50 minutes every day on its site.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement

How Employers Can Put an End to Presenteeism

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Jan 3, 2020 @ 11:01 AM

According to a recent article in Employee Benefit News, presenteeism – the practice of going to work despite an illness, injury or mental health condition – can have serious business consequences for a company. But how to convince employees of that?

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement

Company Culture: 4 Positive Examples and How to Apply Them

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Dec 30, 2019 @ 09:12 AM

Creating an awards system for workers or celebrating an employee’s birthday are positive examples of company culture. The larger the company, the more perks a business will usually offer.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy