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Employee motivation: Definition and how to improve it


Employee motivation can serve as a major driver of organizational success. But keeping team members motivated still proves elusive for many organizations today, and not without reason.

An Evidence Constraint

Florida Workers' Comp

On May 5, 2022, the Governor signed SB 542 (whose companion had been HB 411 until it was "laid on the table" in March after the House committee process). Laws in Florida typically begin with two bills that proceed in parallel or tandem and then coalesce at the end into one bill for final passage. The implications of this legislation have been discussed here before, when the bills were introduced in 2021. See Who is the Employer? March 2021).


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How to create a proud culture of belonging: Pride Month wrap-up


We may be wrapping up what was a busy World Pride Month at Achievers, but we will continue to celebrate and uphold its values of inclusivity, diversity, and belonging throughout the year, and always.

Eugene Farrell: Considering apps as part of a wellbeing strategy

Employee Benefits

Following a 32% growth in 2019 to 2020, there are now more than 350,000 health apps in the market, according to the IQVIA Digital health trends report published in July 2021, with Deloitte estimating more than 20% growth next year too.

Beyond the Dollar: Why Fertility Benefits Are About More Than Financial Support

Speaker: Leslie Neitzel, Chief Human Resource Officer

In this session, we’ll discuss the complexities of fertility health and all the pieces a fertility benefit should include in order to best support your employees on their journeys.

It’s Time for a Mid-Year Financial Check-Up

Money Talk

It’s that time again…time for a mid-year financial check-up! We are almost at the halfway mark of 2022, which makes this a perfect time to assess your financial progress and take action over the next six months.

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Independence Day

Florida Workers' Comp

I have not been one much for focus upon holidays in this venue, though Memorial day (each of them) were noted recently. See Happy Memorial Day (April 2022) and A Day to Reflect (May 2022). In keeping with the spirit, today I focus momentarily on the Fourth of July. The momentous July 4th reminded me of the discussion of America's independence. According to the National Archives, A committee was formed June 10 "to draft a statement of independence for the colonies."

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Great Cornish Food Store becomes part employee-owned

Employee Benefits

Retail and hospitality business Great Cornish Food Store has become part employee-owned as it celebrates its sixth anniversary this week.

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Talent Management Process: What is it and why is it important?


The talent management process encompasses all actions taken within a business to improve employee performance via recruitment, retention, rewards, and development.

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CIPHR is now Ciphr: HR tech firm reveals new logo


Ciphr, the UK’s leading SaaS HR provider, has completed its brand refresh for 2022 with the introduction of a new look logo. The updated Ciphr logo features crisp new typography and colours, with the company name written in lowercase letters as one word (pronounced sy-fuh).

Fertility & Infertility 101: Why Fertility Benefits Are A Necessity and Not A Luxury

Speaker: Jackie Blanco, RN, BSN, Senior Manager of Medical Operations at Carrot Fertility & Nate Fournier, Enterprise Account Executive, Carrot Fertility

As an HR leader, the benefits you offer deeply impact employees' personal lives. In this webcast, we will provide you with an overview of fertility and infertility benefits, what different fertility journeys involve, and how you can best support your employees each step of the way.

Supreme Court’s New Dobbs Decision: What Employers Need to Know

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

The following has been excerpted from Morgan Lewis. The full text can be found at DOBBS V. JACKSON WOMEN’S HEALTH: IMPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYER PLAN SPONSORS and at CONSIDERATIONS.

Infection Dilemma

Florida Workers' Comp

Malaria infected 227 million people worldwide in 2019, and killed 558,000 people. This, according to the World Malaria Report published by the World Health Organization. With COVID-19 garnering much attention, the WHO reports that in 2020 Malaria infected 241 million people, and killed 627,000. And, it is a "preventable and curable" disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control , "An estimated 690,000 people died from AIDS-related illnesses in 2019."

Government changes fit note certification legislation

Employee Benefits

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have amended legislation to enable nurses, occupational therapists, pharmacists and physiotherapists to certify fit notes as of 1 July 2022.

The impact of Dobbs on employer provided healthcare

Business Management Daily

This is not a post about politics. You can figure that out by yourself. This is a post about the options employers have in the wake of the Supreme Court’s June 24 Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision, which reversed Roe v.

Global Guide to Hiring Digital Nomads

The growing digital nomad workforce offers companies new opportunities to expand their global teams. In this guide, you’ll discover key factors to consider before hiring digital nomads, as well as recommended locations that offer tailored visa programs.

Jay Samson Interview: Building Customer Relationships with Warmth & Agility


He would be a life coach if not a Customer Success Director. Leadership Interview Series


Nominate Your Organization for a Payroll Prism Award

American Payroll Association

There's still time to nominate your organization for the Payroll Prism Award! Deadline for submissions is July 13, 2022

California Supreme Court Clarifies Whether Missed-Break Premiums Are ‘Wages’ That Trigger Derivative Penalties

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

On May 23, 2022, the California Supreme Court issued its decision in Naranjo v. Spectrum Sec. Servs.

Confessions of a benefits manager: Candid attends team planning meetings.

Employee Benefits

Big Bad Boss has had something of a promotion; he is now responsible for talent acquisition, as well as reward and HR data. The intention, of course, is that we will all work more closely together in these crazy inflationary times. The reality is rather different.

The Future of HR Compliance: 10 Ways to Minimize Risk

Everything you need to know to avoid risk now and in the future.

How to fill out an I-9

Business Management Daily

The COVID-19 pandemic greatly changed how many businesses operate. But whether your organization remains remote, brought everyone back on site, or adopted a hybrid arrangement, I-9 form compliance remains a must.

13 Leading Change Management Models For Your Business

Vantage Circle

Change has been fundamental in responding to disruptions in the work and business environments. Whether for the newest technology in the market or the difficulties posed by Covid-19, it has become the need of the hour. But did you know that most organizational change initiatives (almost 70%) fail?

New Employees Account for Large Share of Workplace Injuries

InterWest Insurance Services

A significant share of overall workplace injuries occur during new employees’ first year on the job, according to a recent study. The report by Travelers Cos., found that over a five-year period, injuries to new employees accounted for 35% of all workplace injuries.

US Supreme Court Ruling Complicates Abortion Insurance Coverage

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

The patchwork of US federal and state rules governing abortion insurance coverage will become more complicated following the US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. In this MarketWatch article, McDermott’s Sarah Raaii said the situation has employers on edge. “We’ve

Attract Top Talent with 2022's Global Workforce Trends Report

In 2022, employee retention, work-life balance, and global team engagement will be top-of-mind for companies. This requires more diligence than ever, as being aware of the upcoming workforce trends will help boost retention and attract top global talent.

Aldi, Amazon and Royal Mail named best employers for parents

Employee Benefits

Aldi, Amazon and Royal Mail have topped the list for the best employers for parents , according to research from job board Breakroom. More than 230,000 respondents were canvassed in order to find the best employers for parents.

An Overview of Lewin’s Change Management Model

Business Management Daily

If you’ve ever attempted to roll out new changes for an organization, you likely know how challenging the change management process can be — even for the smallest of alterations to the status quo.

Account-based health plans vs. healthcare reimbursement plans


As an employer, you always want to offer the best possible healthcare benefits for your employees. But with healthcare costs rising , making sure those health benefits options are also budget-friendly is also crucial.

Performance Management: Benefits, Challenges, Advantages and Future


Have you wondered why performance management is so vital? What are the benefits and advantages of performance management? What are the plausible challenges and how can you prepare for them? Learn all about these fascinating questions in this article. Performance Management

How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.