Age Discrimination: The Economic Toll

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Sep 27, 2021 @ 09:09 AM

Age discrimination – specifically the practice of hiring younger workers in favor of older ones – is a growing problem in the United States and across Europe. Ageism makes less and less economic sense as birth rates go down and the world’s population ages. However, this form of discrimination earns the least public condemnation.

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

Advice on Dealing With Anxiety Disorders in the Workplace

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Sep 17, 2021 @ 11:09 AM

An article via Employee Benefit News details the external and psychological obstacles that can stand in the way of employees reaching their full potential. Anxiety can be a major culprit when it comes to workers failing to reach their goals, keeping them from performing their best on the job.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement

Six Employer Questions to Answer Before Imposing a Surcharge on Unvaccinated Workers

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Sep 7, 2021 @ 09:09 AM

Many employers are struggling to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates among their workforce, concerned not only about both the safety of the workforce but also the costs of COVID-19 treatment that could be avoided through vaccination.

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Topics: Compliance Issues, Employee Engagement, COVID-19

Key Tips for Managing Remote Workers

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Sep 3, 2021 @ 11:09 AM

An informative article on cnbc.com pointed out that remote workers are fast becoming the new normal - and this was true even before the COVID-19 crisis. People love the freedom of working from home or anywhere else they choose, and the pool of available talent is dramatically larger for companies when they aren't limited to their own city when searching for employees and freelancers.

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

Advice on Managing A Grueling Work Schedule

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Aug 30, 2021 @ 09:08 AM

Many people may have to face a 60-hour work week on occasion, but some employees find themselves keeping this kind of schedule fairly often. If so, they may end up feeling overworked, which can have negative effects on their health and productivity – and lead to job burnout.  

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement

Why You Might Want to Offer Employees a 401(k) Option

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Aug 19, 2021 @ 11:08 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

Tips for Attracting More Gen Z Workers

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Aug 10, 2021 @ 09:08 AM

Individuals born after 1996 are undeniably tech-savvy. More than any other generation, they realize how a workplace can be transformed by utilizing technology.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

Toxic Employees: Are They Poisoning Your Company Culture?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Jul 21, 2021 @ 10:07 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

Preparing a Multi-Generational Benefits Strategy

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Jul 15, 2021 @ 11:07 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

5 Tips for Boosting Employee Morale

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Apr 19, 2021 @ 09:04 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: Worksite Wellness, Company Culture, Employee Engagement