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Benefits

Am I Offering the Right Benefits Package?

May 16, 2018

Benefits have always been a key factor in the employee-attraction equation, but recent research suggests they’re becoming even more important. Which means you need to get them right if you want to attract the best people and keep them feeling happy and fulfilled.

According to MetLife’s 2018 Employee Benefit Trends Survey, 62% of employees say benefits played an important role in their decision to take a job… and that percentage, the researchers found, is trending up.

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Human Resources, Technology

Is Your HR Software Hurting Your Employee Experience?

May 15, 2018

With so many options available in the human resources technology space, it’s no surprise that HR software often turns into a love-hate relationship with employers. The key to whether you have the most suitable software in place depends on how it aligns with your people strategy and its ability to turn stored HR data into impactful insights.

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Human Resources

The Change Generation is Coming

May 4, 2018

Most leaders already know they have a culture gap between leadership and the employees they need to hire. Most don't realize that the gap is about to get even wider. It's not speculation, it's not under debate. The 'Change Generation' is coming.

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Well-Being

Expanding Your Wellness Program: Financial Well-Being

April 11, 2018

When you think about wellness programs in the workplace, do you think of physical activity, health screenings, or lowering health insurance costs? While all of these things are very important, well-being includes so much more than physical health; it also includes financial, social, and mental health. In a three part blog series, I will be taking a deeper dive into why employers should offer a more holistic wellness program approach to include financial, social, and mental well-being.

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Benefits, Well-Being

Your Money Line: A Groundbreaking Tool for Employee Financial Wellness

April 4, 2018

The party was going so well, until a single question stopped the frivolity in its tracks: How tall is David Letterman? You don’t know who asked it, or why they asked it, but the question was asked, and the debate was on. Fortunately for you, this question was asked after 2007. That means a person whipped out their smartphone, and brought clarity and peace to the party with one quick Google search.

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