Thu.Jan 26, 2023

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EXCLUSIVE: Do you know a rising star in reward and benefits?

Employee Benefits

Do you know a rising star in the reward and benefits industry? Why not celebrate their achievements by entering them for the Rising Star award at the Employee Benefits Awards 2023. This award will celebrate an HR or benefits professional who has been in the industry for less than five years and has already had a considerable impact on HR and business strategies.

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More Thoughts About Inflation

Money Talk

In earlier posts, I discussed ten upsides of inflation and inflation-fighting strategies. Inflation continues to be in the news so below are some additional insights that I shared recently at a class about inflation-fighting strategies for older adults. UPH is Real - Many people are feeling the effects of “unexpected price hikes” (UPH), a term coined in a T-Mobile ad.

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State Electronic/Magnetic Media W-2 Reporting Deadlines Are Approaching

PayrollOrg

Most states require Forms W-2 to be filed with their tax departments electronically or on magnetic media by January 31, 2023. The due dates are in February for the other states with electronic and magnetic media Form W-2 reporting requirements.

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Ideal launches employee engagement strategy

Employee Benefits

Brighton-based smart buildings technology business Ideal has introduced an employee engagement and happiness programme for its 60 members of staff. Run by The Happiness Index, the digital platform was designed to boost people strategy by improving performance and cultural health. Ideal employees can access more than 20 pre-built neuroscience-backed surveys, which help to create actionable insights to drive people strategy.

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Recruit and Retain New Blue-Collar Talent

Blue-collar jobs have a branding problem. One company, GEON, partnered with Paycor to find the solution. Learn how to attract, engage, and retain blue-collar employees, helping them build meaningful careers – and support your company’s goals.

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Bisley debuts at Stockholm Furniture Fair

Workplace Insight

Bisley is to present its first ever showcase at the Stockholm Furniture Fair (7-11 February 2023), illustrating the multitude of innovative ways in which the brand’s collections can support and enhance home working. Organised in four zones, the stand will focus on key products which tell the story of Bisley’s wide-ranging expertise in designing and manufacturing office furniture solutions, at home and in the workplace.

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2023 Outlook on Respiratory Illnesses and the Workforce

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

At this time of year in cold climates, airborne illnesses (influenza, respiratory syncytial virus and COVID-19) persistently impact families and workplaces. Influenza is a well-known endemic. Endemic means persistent—It will. Read more > The post 2023 Outlook on Respiratory Illnesses and the Workforce appeared first on Word on Benefits.

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How to discipline an employee for a negative attitude

Business Management Daily

Managers tend not to think twice about taking disciplinary action for things such as absenteeism , tardiness, dress code violations, or poor performance. Leaders may hesitate, though, to do something about employees who display a negative attitude. They wonder if it is legitimate to punish workers for gossiping, whining, persistent pessimism, or other forms of a poor attitude.

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The HR Way Of Dealing With a Bad Boss or Bad Manager

HR Digest

Have you ever felt like you were being treated like a third-class citizen at work? Do you have a bad boss ? Or maybe you don’t, but you dread starting work every day because your manager is driving you crazy? And you sit at your desk every morning thinking of how to deal with a bad boss or bad manager. If so, you’re not alone, and it’s important to know that there are ways to deal with this type of situation.

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Northern hires new people director

Employee Benefits

Train operator Northern has appointed former Marks and Spencer executive Lisa Leighton (pictured) as its people director, as of this month. Leighton will be responsible for relations and recruitment for the operator’s 7,000 employees based across the North of England, including drivers, conductors, engineers, customer service and support staff. She will also be in charge of the organisation’s learning and talent programmes and will lead a renewed focus on overall employee experience and en

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Bridging the Gap: The Intersection of DEI Initiatives and Employee Benefits

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP

Unlock the secrets to transforming your organization’s employee benefits into a strategic tool for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). During this informative session, we will discuss common pitfalls in traditional benefits and then delve into the essence of DEI in employee-centric benefit offerings. This involves not only defining DEI in the workplace but also understanding the pivotal role that employee benefits play in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.

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Taxation of Identity Protection Services

Fringe Benefit Analysts

According to the IRS, identity theft has been the number one consumer complaint to the Federal Trade Commission for 15 consecutive years. The Bureau of Justice Statistics estimates that 17.6 million people were victims of identity theft in 2014. Organizations at every level are trying to protect employee and customer personal information from computer hacking that can disclose sensitive information to identity thieves.

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Trafford Council to pay real living wage

Employee Benefits

Trafford Council has committed to paying its employees the real living wage as a boost for those who are struggling through the cost-of-living crisis. A total of 320 members of staff employed by the local authority and surrounding schools will now be paid the real living wage rate of £10.90 per hour, which is higher than the government minimum for those aged 23 and above, currently standing at £9.50 per hour nationally and £11.95 for employees based in London.

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Siemens and Skyway collaborate to develop infrastructure to pave way for Vertiports

Workplace Insight

Siemens and Skyway have reached an agreement to work together to determine the electrical and digital infrastructure needed to support vertiport operations. Vertiports are hubs for vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) vehicles such as air taxis and drones. The scope of collaboration involves both companies researching energy demands of vertiports and developing sustainable electrical supply, standard charging processes, and a “system of systems” to support aircraft operations.

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5 things to consider before you shortlist financial wellbeing providers

Employee Benefits

Researching financial wellbeing providers to create a shortlist can be hard work. Before you start, take a step back and think about what you really need. This’ll help you focus your research. So, if your organisation is planning (or revamping) its financial wellbeing programme, here are five things to consider before you dive into creating a shortlist of providers.

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How to Implement Pay Transparency: A Comprehensive Guide

With pay transparency legislation on the rise globally, it can be difficult for organizations to navigate how to share salary ranges due to administrative complexities, lack of clear job architecture, employee reactions, and more. To help make this process easier, Barley's comprehensive guide shares how to begin implementing pay transparency while staying true to your compensation philosophy.

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New lighting guide updated to embrace era of hybrid working

Workplace Insight

The Society of Light and Lighting has launched the latest Lighting Guide 07 (LG7): Offices [paywall for non CIBSE members]. There have been considerable developments since the previous edition, published in 2015. The new guide considers hybrid working, addressing uncertainty around how office space will be used in the future. With increased hybrid working and the use of portable devices, people are spending less time at their desks and in the office.

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What Makes a Great Inventory Assistant?

Professionals Alternative

What Makes a Great Inventory Assistant? An excellent inventory assistant is a valuable asset to any organization, as they are responsible for managing and organizing the inventory of a company. There are several key qualities that make a great inventory assistant. These qualities include but are not limited to excellent communication skills, a firm grasp of computer programs, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

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How do taxes work for remote workers?

PeopleKeep

If you have remote employees in states other than where your organization is located, understanding the tax rules can be challenging. While remote work has been a phenomenon for decades, the COVID-19 pandemic and technological advancements have made remote work an increasingly common practice for working Americans. According to McKinsey’s 1 2022 American Opportunity Survey, 58% of employees work from home at least once a week, while 35% work remotely full-time.

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The 4-Day Workweek: Pros, Cons, and Alternatives to Consider

BerniePortal

Over the past few years, the international nonprofit organization 4 Day Week Global has been leading organizations in the transition from the traditional five-day, 40-hour workweek to a new model. Employees in these trials spend six months working 32 hours across a four-day week with no reduction in pay or benefits. In turn, they’re expected to maintain 100% of their productivity in 80% of the time.

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10 HR Metrics to Track in 2024

Discover the power of HR metrics. Master recruiting, control skyrocketing labor costs, and reduce turnover rates. Get insights into key metrics like Time-to-Fill, Cost-per-Hire, and Turnover Rate. Equip your business for success in 2024.

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SC High Court Stresses that with Discretionary Issues Commission Must Actually Use Discretion

The Workcomp Writer

The Supreme Court of South Carolina reversed a decision of the state’s Court of Appeals that, in turn, had affirmed the dismissal of an appeal before the state’s Workers’ Compensation Commission, where the high court found the Commission had summarily denied a request to reinstate the appeal, had “checked” some boxes on a form, and in doing so had failed to exercise its discretion in considering whether “good cause” existed for the appeal’s reinstatement [ Morris v.

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Financial wellbeing at work: best strategies to support your employees

Employee Benefits

Shaping a strategy for financial wellbeing at work can be tricky. Particularly with the cost of living crisis persisting like an oceanic fog. How do you know whether you’re doing enough to support your employees? In this article, we’ll cover what employee financial wellbeing is, why it’s a win-win for employees and employers, and the best strategies to support your employees’ financial wellbeing.

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Caregiving is a fundamental driver of mental health challenges: 3 big ways employers can help

Employee Benefit News

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GREENER ENGAGEMENT STRATEGIES THAT BOOST WELLBEING & YOUR SOCIAL VALUE CREDENTIALS

Employee Benefits

Whenever the word ‘green’ is used, most people immediately think of the environment – recycling, carbon emissions, etc., which certainly play a part, but what being green encompasses goes beyond that. Businesses are now being encouraged to incorporate responsibility, health, and prosperity for all as part of green engagement strategies. In this blog, we take a look at: why is green engaging, boosting engagement through paid volunteering, environmentally friendly employee rewards, and greener fin

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5 Trends to Help Your Organization Boost Job Satisfaction and Productivity

Treating your workforce as the organization’s top priority improves customer satisfaction and revenue growth and can boost job satisfaction and productivity. Read about five trends that are helping organizations around the country improve their people’s career well-being.

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How to recruit and keep top talent in 2023

Employee Benefit News

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Celebrating One Year at Winston & Marketing Trends With Marketing Coordinator, Kelly DuBois

Winston Benefits

Questions Katie: Kelly, you are coming up on your one-year anniversary at Winston. What has been your favorite part about working here? Kelly: My marketing/sales support team! I am fortunate enough to work with some really great people who made this past year so easy and fun! It is nice to have co-workers who feel … Continue reading "Celebrating One Year at Winston & Marketing Trends With Marketing Coordinator, Kelly DuBois" The post Celebrating One Year at Winston & Marketing Tr

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Chipotle seeks to hire 15,000 workers amid tech layoffs

Employee Benefit News

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Employee retention strategies to help you keep your talent and save money

Sodexo Engage

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2024 Payroll Calendar Templates

These calendars provide pay period dates and paydays for biweekly, semi-monthly, and monthly payroll in 2024. Use them as a reminder or share with employees so they can celebrate payday.