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Preparing for Your Tax Preparer

Money Talk

With income tax season well underway, many people are getting ready to see a tax preparer to get their 2023 income tax return prepared and filed before April 15, 2024. Some may have a long-standing tax pro while others are selecting a tax preparer for the first time. About half of U.S. taxpayers use a paid preparer according to the Department of the Treasury.

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Job Seeker Wants Their Own Social Media Background Check – Ask #hr bartender

HR Bartender

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes I received a reader question recently that I’ve honestly never heard anyone ask before. It’s about doing your own social media background check. Hello. I need a referral for a company that will do a normal employment type background check on me. I’m over age 50 and have a lot of good consistent experience. I have been sending my resume around and had a couple call backs but no offers to hire yet.

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New studies show need for tougher regulation on air quality, says British Safety Council 

Workplace Insight

The British Safety Council has responded to two new studies by researchers at Harvard University, which found that exposure to even the smallest amounts of harmful particulate matter can have profound and lasting impacts on human health. The announcement also addresses the regulation of air quality and the new lower limits on air pollution set by the European Union (EU).

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What Is Talent Management? Best Tips for a Successful Strategy

Qandle

Talent management is the strategic process of attracting, developing, motivating, and retaining skilled individuals within an organization. It involves recruiting the right talent, providing opportunities for growth and advancement, fostering motivation through recognition and rewards, and creating a supportive work culture to encourage employee loyalty and commitment.

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The Ultimate Performance Review Checklist

Performance reviews are a proactive way to engage with your employees, provide clear communication about expectations, and acknowledge them for their hard work. But getting the right framework and creating consistency across your organization can be tricky. We put together this checklist to help you evaluate your current performance review process and equip managers with the right tools to perform individual assessments.

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State Unemployment Insurance Taxable Wage Base Chart Updated for 2024

PayrollOrg

Check out PayrollOrg’s list of state unemployment insurance taxable wage bases, updated to reflect changes for 2024.

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A Special Circle

Florida Workers' Comp

Dante suggested that there is probable difficult terrain ahead for those who are less than stellar in their participation in the living world. He espoused several "circles" in hell. A Penguin Bool review describes them in some brevity and they need not be repeated. There is some humor there, but it is a workable overview. The character traits that present dangers of such an eternity include Limbo, Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Anger, Heresy, Violence, Fraud, and Treachery.

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How Healthcare Organizations Should Manage AI

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

What are the major risks and rewards of artificial intelligence’s healthcare transformation? In this AHLA podcast episode, Alya Sulaiman offers insight into how healthcare organizations should manage AI governance and examines related legislative and regulatory issues. Access episode. The post How Healthcare Organizations Should Manage AI appeared first on EMPLOYEE BENEFITS BLOG.

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Alabama embryo ruling casts shadow over future of IVF

Employee Benefit News

Legal and health experts say they expect the decision to reignite the debate over how to define "personhood" in reproductive healthcare.

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Can Payroll Services Handle Direct Deposit?

Patriot Software

If you want to deposit your employees’ paychecks directly into their bank accounts, you need direct deposit. Direct deposit is a convenient payment method for employees, who receive their paycheck quickly and securely on payday. Most employers handle direct deposit through their payroll software. Payroll services calculate employees’ wages, taxes and deductions, and take-home pay.

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Want To Enhance Your Total Rewards To Achieve Organizational Success? Start Here.

Are you looking for ways to enhance your employee value proposition? Gallagher Better Works SM Insights has got you covered! Dive into the latest magazine issue and discover how flexibility, equity, recognition and strategically applied resources can improve your total rewards package. Download the PDF to learn more about: Building retirement benefits for a global and mobile workforce Promoting employee and organizational growth through succession planning Empowering women in leadership through

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With child care harder to come by, this CEO brings her baby to work

Employee Benefit News

Jennifer Barnes, CEO of accounting firm Optima Office, established a formal policy to allow employees to bring their kids to the office.

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FAQs on Workplace Emergency Savings Accounts Under SECURE 2.0  

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has issued FAQs on optional pension-linked emergency savings accounts (PLESAs) as part of the implementation of the SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 (ERISA section 801). SECURE 2.0 authorized 401(k), 403(b) and governmental […] The post FAQs on Workplace Emergency Savings Accounts Under SECURE 2.0 appeared first on Word on Benefits.

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6 ways to create a more meaningful talent development program

Employee Benefit News

An intentional approach, moments of fun and leadership support all help to keep employees up to speed and engaged.

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Government launches taskforce to improve occupational health

Employee Benefits

The Department for Work and Pensions has launched a taskforce to improve occupational health provision. Health policy advisor Dame Carol Black will lead the taskforce, which will produce a voluntary occupational health framework for businesses that includes setting out minimum levels of occupational health needed to stop sickness-related job losses, and better support those returning to work after ill-health.

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How to Build the Ideal HR Team

HR doesn’t exist in a vacuum. This work impacts everyone: from the C-Suite to your newest hire. It also drives results. Learn how to make it all happen in Paycor’s latest guide.

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How the Myers-Briggs personality assessment can make you a better manager

Employee Benefit News

Identifying personality differences can give leaders valuable insight into what makes their team members thrive.

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Buckles names Sharon Sherriff human resources director

Employee Benefits

National law firm Buckles has appointed Sharon Sherriff human resources director. As a member of the senior management team, Sherriff will help build a strong and coherent people strategy to support the organisation’s growth ambitions, using her understanding of the client, commercial and operational imperatives of business, and leadership experience.

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Does your disability insurance cover long COVID? What's at risk for employers and employees

Employee Benefit News

ERISA attorney J.J. Conway is representing a plaintiff who was denied disability coverage by Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company.

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Eurochange rolls out employee wellbeing support

Employee Benefits

Foreign exchange specialist Eurochange has rolled out wellbeing support for its more than 800 UK employees in order to maintain a happy and healthy workplace. Eurochange’s employees across its head office and 200 UK branches can now access a range of personalised resources, provided by retail industry charity Retail Trust, to support their wellbeing.

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An HR Leaders Guide: 7 Questions To Ask When Developing Your Cancer Strategy

As HR and Benefits leaders are in the midst of evaluating cancer care solutions and designing their requirements for vendors, it’s key to know what questions to ask to ensure the development of a truly comprehensive strategy: from prevention to diagnosis to treatment to survivorship. Getting to the right answers starts with asking the right questions: How can better access improve engagement?

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US jobless claims decline to the lowest level in a month

Employee Benefit News

The drop was lower than economists expected, while big companies continue to announce job cuts.

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5 Self-Actualization Examples & How to Achieve It

BetterUp

Jump to section What are self-actualization needs?

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Executive assistant vs Administrative Assistant: Similarities and differences

Business Management Daily

Administrative support professionals are the backbones of offices and business overall. They keep everyone organized and provide detailed support across a number of industries and departments. Two of the most common administrative support roles are administrative assistants and executive assistants. These job titles are sometimes mistakenly used interchangeably, but while they do both fall under the administrative professionals umbrella, executive assistants and administrative assistants do have

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Did You Know We Offer Paperless EOBs?

Employer Connection

That’s right! Your covered employees can go paperless and view secure, digital versions of an Explanation of Benefits (EOB). Covered employees receive an email when new documents or an EOB is available to view online. Going digital gives all the choice to view, save or print what is important to them. Everyone can access documents and EOBs 24/7 through TrustmarkSB.com/login.

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The Complete People Management Toolkit

From welcoming new team members to tough termination decisions, each employment lifecycle phase requires a balance of knowledge, empathy & legal diligence.

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How to Motivate Airline Employees with Rewards and Recognition

Empuls

In the dynamic world of aviation, where every minute counts and service excellence is paramount, the dedication and morale of airline employees play a pivotal role. From pilots navigating the skies to ground staff ensuring seamless operations, each member contributes to the success of the airline.  However, maintaining high levels of motivation and engagement among these individuals can be a challenging feat.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission publishes workplace menopause guidance

Employee Benefits

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published new guidance on menopause in the workplace and set out employers’ legal obligations. The guidance aims to clarify employers’ legal obligations and provide practical tips on making reasonable adjustments and fostering positive conversations about the menopause with employees. Legally, an employer is required to make reasonable adjustments and to not discriminate against an employee if their menopause symptoms have a long-te

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Ultimate 2024 Guide to Friday Work Memes: Stress Relief & Shared Laughter

Empuls

As the clock ticks towards the end of the workweek, there's an unmistakable buzz in the air - it's Friday! For many of us, Friday signifies the much-awaited gateway to the weekend, a time to unwind and rejuvenate. However, in the realm of modern work culture, Fridays also bring with them a unique form of celebration - the Friday work meme.

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HR and Payroll: Unlocking the Power of Synergy in Organizational Management

Professionals Alternative

[link] HR and Payroll: Unlocking the Power of Synergy in Organizational Management Introduction to HR and Payroll As organizations strive for success and growth, the role of Human Resources (HR) and Payroll management becomes increasingly crucial. HR and Payroll are not just administrative functions but are key drivers of organizational success. In this article, we will explore the importance of HR and Payroll in organizational management, their functions and goals, and how they contribute to co

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6 Steps to a Better Compensation Strategy

Compensation is one of your biggest expenses as a business, but it is also your biggest investment in your people and your culture. A great compensation strategy can be an incredible asset that supports your business goals and lays a foundation of trust between your company and your employees. Whether you already have a compensation strategy in place or you’re building one from scratch, this guide will help you level up your approach through these 6 steps: 1.