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2017: The Year of Mindfulness [Infographic]

January 12, 2017

We’re calling 2017 The Year of Mindfulness. Last year, there was a great shift in organizations to focus on the individual employee. While we see this trend continuing, it will come with a renewed focus on being mindful about people and business strategies, paired with strategic planning and design thinking. The workplace trends that will emerge these next twelve months encompass more mindful decision making in these areas.

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Human Resources, Health Care Reform, Trends, Benefits, Compliance, Compensation

Workplace Trends for 2017 [Video]

January 6, 2017

It’s that time of year again when we share the workplace trends we see emerging for employers. While there’s some uncertainty going into 2017—like a new president—the best plan will be to stick with what we know works: Working with a multi-year strategy and adjust to course alterations as they come. It’s about thinking big picture, being strategic, and embracing design thinking when it comes to your people and business strategies.

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Human Resources, Trends, Benefits, Well-Being, Compliance, Culture

Top 10 Blogs from 2016

December 30, 2016

It's hard to believe 2017 is almost here! This year has been quite crazy with many surprising twists and turns.  Proposed changes to FLSA legislation. Insurance companies dropping out of the Individual Marketplace. Trump elected as president. The list could go on.

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Human Resources, Trends, Culture, Leadership

Top Five Takeaways from RESOLVE 2016

May 24, 2016

Each year, I’m amazed by how many great minds come together at RESOLVE. The greatest in Indiana, in my opinion. And 2016 was no exception.

We couldn’t do it without the support of all of you—our amazing clients, partners, and friends. After last year’s event, you told us that while you appreciated the content we shared, you wanted more choice in the matter.

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Trends, Partners

Are You Prepared for Workforce 2025?

March 30, 2016

When it comes to preparing for what our nation’s workforce will look like in 2025, I think Brian David John, an Intel Futurist, said it best: “If we can envision the future we want, then we can work to build it.”

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