Mon.Sep 25, 2023

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PayrollOrg Watches for Fixes to the Employee Retention Credit

PayrollOrg

PayrollOrg’s Government Relations Division attended a hearing held by the U.S. House of Representatives on issues with claiming the employee retention credit.

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Kellogg implements domestic abuse policy

Employee Benefits

Food business Kellogg has introduced a new domestic abuse policy, which includes an array of workplace support for impacted employees. The organisation, which employs more than 1,360 staff at its Manchester head office and Trafford and Wrexham factories, now offers an additional 10 days of paid leave, access to a free 24-hour confidential counselling service, flexible working arrangements and financial help for an initial legal support meeting.

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Poor workplace design means a quarter of people may consider quitting job

Workplace Insight

A new poll claims that over a quarter (27 percent) of workers would consider leaving their job due to poor workplace design, as an increasing number of companies phase out remote working. Commissioned by design and architecture studio MoreySmith , the survey of 2,000 UK adults by Yonder asked the public about the importance of the office environment for their wellbeing at work.

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What Is Resume Screening and Why Should Your Company Invest in It?

HR Digest

As the initiation step of the hiring process, resume screening refers to the process of scanning an applicant’s resume for key traits that match a job description or candidate profile that has been set for a position. Forbes credits Leonardo DaVinci for having created the first instance of a resume in his letter of appeal to the Duke of Milan, but we have come a long way since then, in curating the content of a resume as well as defining what resume screening is.

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HR in 2025: Insights & Predictions

What type of worker is most engaged—hybrid, remote, or onsite? What are the drivers of effective leadership? What does the C-suite think HR is most responsible for? And why is a wave of HR resignations more likely in the next 12 months? Get our annual survey report to find out: The #1 challenge of recruiting & hiring Why remote teams are struggling What are the drivers of effective (and ineffective) leadership And lots more!

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Self-Funded Vs. Fully Insured Health Plans: An Employee Wellness Perspective

Wellable

Explore self-funded vs. fully insured plans and how tailored wellness strategies boost health outcomes and save costs. The post Self-Funded Vs. Fully Insured Health Plans: An Employee Wellness Perspective appeared first on Wellable.

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Tips to refine your OE communication strategy and availability

WEX Inc.

By Jessica Shawn Human Resources Business Partner at WEX The time is now to disrupt open enrollment ! While much of the work in the last months has been focused on rate renewals and designing your benefit offerings, the focus must now shift to the open enrollment communication plan. With a couple years of digital open enrollments behind us, it is key to identify barriers and opportunities as you develop your communication strategy.

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Workplace absenteeism soars to its highest level in over a decade

Workplace Insight

UK employees were absent an average of 7.8 days over the past year according to new survey findings from the CIPD and Simplyhealth. This is the highest level the trade body has reported in over a decade and two whole days more than the pre-pandemic rate of 5.8 days. The report claims the upsurge in workplace absenteeism comes at a time when employers are under increasing pressure with recruitment and retention challenges.

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Optimizing Timesheet Management for Your Business

Patriot Software

Time is money, and for small businesses, effective timesheet management can make all the difference. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the strategies and tools that can help you take control of your timesheets and propel your business to new heights.

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10 companies with the happiest employees

Employee Benefit News

Comparably recently released its sixth annual list of the highest-rated companies, based entirely on employee feedback.

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The Employers Guide to Controlling Cancer

About 40% of us will be diagnosed with cancer in our lifetime, and patients are getting younger. At the same time, the cost of treatment continues to rise, with employers spending 8.5% more on cancer care for each employee than they did last year. The best thing employers can do for their employees and business tomorrow is to invest in cancer detection and care today.

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Women continue to struggle with the return to work after maternity leave

Workplace Insight

A new poll suggests that while 98 percent of women want to return to work after maternity leave, only 13 percent say it’s actually viable for them. The survey of 848 mothers commissioned by Careers After Babies looked at what happened to their careers after having children. The survey looked into four areas – maternity leave, returning to work, career progression and what women actually want.

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Do your mental health benefits include suicide prevention?

Employee Benefit News

Ken Cahill from healthcare platform Amwell discusses what it means to take mental health support to a new level.

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Claire McCartney: What does the future hold for hybrid working?

Employee Benefits

While we have heard many headlines in recent months of larger employers calling workers back into the office full-time, our flexible and hybrid-working research findings at the Chartered Insititute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), published in May 2023, show that employers’ approaches on the whole, are much more balanced than this. Eighty-three per cent of organisations say they have hybrid working in place.

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A legal opinion of ERISA threatens to ignite class action challenges to retirement plan fees

Employee Benefit News

The Ninth Circuit's opinion in Bugielski v. AT&T found negotiation of a standard recordkeeping contract to be a prohibited transaction.

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Game Plan Total Rewards Consulting: We Solve [period].

Game Plan Total Rewards provides strategic consulting and project management services for Total Rewards, HR Operations, and Mental Health programs. From 50 to 50,000+ employees, all industries, we are experienced in working with all sizes and types of organizations and can support globally given our experience in over 30 countries.

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Getting teams to collaborate successfully

Business Management Daily

Nurturing creativity is a puzzle that stumps even the best companies. Those able to do it earn a reputation for their forward-thinking and modernized management approach. The ones that can’t tend to stagnate and suffer higher turnover. Excellent products come from excellent teamwork, and while good project management can get teams on task and working effectively, the quality of their work often hinges on being creative and improving each person’s individual contributions.

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Amazon to invest up to $4 billion in AI startup Anthropic

Employee Benefit News

Anthropic's pitch is to make a safer kind of chatbot for such tasks as summarizing, searching, answering questions and coding.

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Incubeta appoints new global chief people officer

Employee Benefits

International marketing business Incubeta has appointed Meg Phelps as its new global chief people officer. Phelps will be adopting a skills-first approach to strengthen Incubeta’s talent pool, with a wider people offering that flexes to suit the needs of different generations. She will drive operating model transformation and ensure the people experience is fully aligned.

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Thryv's Jennifer Sloan is creating career paths for all employees

Employee Benefit News

A focus on developing career paths has helped Jennifer Sloan build a workforce of talented, eager employees at software company Thryv.

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How to Design a People-First Benefits Package for Your Unique Team

Benefits are central to any HR strategy. A strong benefits package attracts top talent, boosts engagement, and retains top performers.

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DHL Express, Hilton and Cisco among Europe’s best workplaces 2023

Employee Benefits

Transportation firm DHL Express, hospitality business Hilton and information technology employer Cisco have been recognised as some of Europe’s best workplaces 2023. Established by Great Place to Work, employers who want to be considered must participate in the national best workplaces lists, which are compiled based on survey data that assesses employee experience in trust, innovation, values and leadership.

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Intimidation is still stopping women from negotiating their salaries

Employee Benefit News

ResumeBuilder found that women are a third less likely than men to negotiate their salaries.

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Leigh Day brings pay and employment status claim against Veezu

Employee Benefits

Law firm Leigh Day has announced that it is taking taxi operator Veezu to employment tribunal to contest workers’ employment status and pay terms. The firm represents up to 12,500 taxi drivers who work for Veezu, which owns more than a dozen local taxi organisations using booking apps across England and Wales. Veezu drivers are currently considered self-employed contractors, however they claim they should be treated as workers and given appropriate rights and protection under employment law.

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Benefits for a Multigenerational Workforce: Meeting the Needs of Different Age Groups

AssuredPartners

In today's dynamic work environment, one of the most complex challenges faced by employers is managing a multigenerational workforce. From Baby Boomers who have decades of experience to Gen Zer's just starting their careers, each generation brings unique perspectives and expectations when it comes to the benefits that they value the most. One way to bridge this gap is through the strategic design of employee benefits packages that cater to an age diverse population.

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New Report from 3,500+ Employers Confirms Retention is a Top HR Priority in 2024

The first report from Gallagher’s 2024 US Workforce Trends Report Series, includes data from 3,500+ employers who participated in the 2024 US Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey. The report provides benchmarks for benefits, HR and people strategies to help organizations thrive. Organizations continue to rank retention as the top priority for HR, and second highest for operations.

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Achieving Work-Life Balance as a Senior Operational Accountant

Professionals Alternative

[link] Finding Harmony: Strategies for Achieving Work-Life Balance as a Senior Operational Accountant Introduction: The Importance of Work-Life Balance for Senior Operational Accountants As a senior operational accountant in the fast-paced financial sector, achieving a healthy work-life balance is crucial for long-term career success and personal well-being.

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How Is Insurance Due Diligence Different From A Coverage Review?

AssuredPartners

It is common practice for insurance brokers to provide a client or prospective client coverage reviews of a target Company’s insurance program. The reviews are beneficial from a risk management perspective and typically include market pricing benchmarking. However, a coverage summary alone should not be confused as a substitute for a comprehensive due diligence work product.

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TestDome

HR Lineup

In today’s competitive job market, finding the right talent for your technical team is paramount. Ensuring that candidates possess the necessary skills and knowledge is essential to build a successful workforce. TestDome, an innovative and comprehensive technical assessment tool, has emerged as a trusted solution for organizations seeking to identify and evaluate top-tier technical talent.

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Top 10 Key Skills to Highlight on Your Resume

Empuls

Mentioning key skills in a resume can be the barrier to applying for a job, and getting one. A good resume stands out for all the right reasons. This makes the life of a recruiter a lot easier to assess and consider all the vital information provided, which correlates to a specific job position. Amongst the things mentioned in the resume, skill sets (both hard and soft) are the crucial pointers that divert the full attention while deciding on a candidature for further rounds of an interview proc

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Create a Culture of Belonging

Ready to boost employee happiness, improve inclusion, and make a positive impact on morale? From fostering cooperation and collaboration to promoting inclusivity and community impact, our checklist covers it all! Create the kind of workplace where employees feel valued, motivated, and invested in your success.