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4 steps to become a strategic leader in benefits in 2023

Employee Benefit News

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Compliance TV: IRS Finalizes Rules to Lower Electronic Filing Threshold for 2024

PayrollOrg

In this March 2023 edition of Compliance TV: IRS Finalizes Rules to Lower Electronic Filing Threshold for 2024; Supreme Court Rules HCE Was Owed Overtime, Not Paid a Salary; IRS Releases 2023 Form 941, Schedules, and Instructions; and more.

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Pay equity audits: Why and where to start

Business Management Daily

As part of their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, many companies nowadays conduct pay equity audits. This type of analysis takes a hard, often statistics-based look at how the organization measures up to the fair pay concept of equal pay for equal work. Companies often consider a pay equity audit an ethical responsibility and the right thing to do.

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What do your benefits say about your company's culture?

Employee Benefit News

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Creating a Company Culture of Care: Integrating Mental Health, Wellbeing, and DEI in Benefits

Speaker: Sean Raible

Picture a workplace where physiological safety is not just an aim but a reality, driven by thoughtful employee benefits that prioritize mental health, wellbeing, and DEI. 🤔 ✨ Achieving this vision requires more than just occasional training sessions and employee assistance programs. Moving beyond the basics, this vision calls for a holistic approach that integrates these elements into your company culture as well as your HR and benefits strategy.

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Workers’ compensation vs disability insurance

Higginbotham

When employees become ill or injured, they may be unable to work, but they still need an income. Workers’ compensation and disability insurance are two different types of programs that can provide benefits. Learn about the differences between workers’ compensation vs disability insurance and why your workers may need access to both. What are workers’ compensation benefits?

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Lost jobs, and lost hope: How layoffs are impacting employer-provided fertility benefits

Employee Benefit News

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What is Quiet Quitting?

HR Lineup

Quiet quitting is a term used to describe the process of leaving a job or organization without making a formal announcement or drawing attention to one’s departure. This can be done for a variety of reasons, such as to avoid conflict or negative publicity, or to maintain a positive relationship with one’s former employer. Quiet quitting can be a difficult and stressful process, as it often involves leaving behind colleagues, friends, and a sense of community.

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Steer Yourself to APA’s 2023 Capital Summit to Hear From Government Insiders

PayrollOrg

When children’s author Dr. Seuss wrote his book “Oh, the Places You'll Go!” he could have been talking to those payroll professionals looking for an adventurous way to gain more payroll education. The place they will want to go is the 2023 Capital Summit, which takes place March 20-21, in Arlington, Virginia, to hear about compliance issues and updates from top federal and state agencies and industry experts.

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Why early retirement is bad for the brain, and for business

Employee Benefit News

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New DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

There’s a new overtime salary threshold that will impact employers across the country. If you have an employee making less than $43,888 on July 1 or less than $58,656 on January 1, you’re going to have to start paying overtime. Download Paycor’s guide to learn: Which groups of employees are affected? How should you classify employees? Best ways to mitigate risk.

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Barbservations From Online RMD Webinars

Money Talk

After I left New Jersey and was no longer a recognizable figure as a financial educator for Rutgers University, I attended a few free meal seminars “undercover” in my new home state of Florida. Few people know about my financial education work and I knew I wouldn't be "outed" and asked to leave because I'm a CFP(R). Knowing that these seminars have been linked to an increased risk of abusive sales practices, if not outright investment fraud, and having read a detailed expose’ by Helaine Olen in

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HR Technology Trends: Leveraging Technology to Streamline HR Operations

HR Digest

Human Resources (HR) departments have evolved significantly over the past few years. The introduction of HR technology has revolutionized the way HR departments operate. HR tech has allowed HR teams to streamline their processes, automate tedious tasks, and focus on more strategic initiatives. To this effect, it’s important for HR managers to determine and focus on the technology trends that play a role in HR operations.

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Human leader vs. traditional boss: What’s the difference?

Insperity

Whether you’re a seasoned manager, recently promoted into a leadership role or you are responsible for an entire team of leaders, everyone should be asking the same question: How can I (or we) exercise more effective, influential and empowering leadership? The answer tends to lie in management style : Is your approach to leadership geared for the “traditional” boss?

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The HR metrics that matter most in 2023

Business Management Daily

Most companies have long taken a data-driven approach to sales, marketing, and customer satisfaction — but more and more companies now realize the benefits of tracking HR analytics (also called people analytics). In fact, according to a study by Deloitte, 69% of large organizations have formed a people analytics team with an associated database. The key takeaway from the study is that people analytics are here with a vengeance, which is why HR teams & leaders should get on board sooner rathe

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6 Strategies to Navigate Social Determinants of Health for a Better Workplace

In today’s dynamic work landscape, where the lines between personal and professional life blur, understanding the intricate interplay between social determinants of health (SDoH) and emotional wellbeing is paramount. Employers must acknowledge that the whole person comes to work and every aspect of a person’s personal and professional life, especially their mental health, comes with them.

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NHS Business Services Authority becomes menopause-friendly employer

Employee Benefits

Credit: Duncan Andison / Shutterstock.com NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) has achieved menopause-friendly accreditation from organisation Henpicked: Menopause In The Workplace. In order to receive accreditation, the NHSBSA presented evidence to an independent panel, outlining its effectiveness in terms of culture, policies and practices, training, engagement , facilities and evaluation.

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Unlocking the Power of LinkedIn: How to Leverage its Features for a Successful Job Search

HR Digest

In today’s job market, having a strong online presence is crucial for career advancement. LinkedIn is one of the most powerful social media platforms for professionals looking to network, search for job opportunities, and showcase their skills and experience. As an HR professional, I highly recommend utilizing LinkedIn’s features to job seekers looking to advance their careers.

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Unique interview questions to ask an employer – plus, what to ask as an employer

cipHR

Not sure what to ask during an interview? Try these unique interview questions to ask an employer – plus, our top creative questions to ask as an employer While modern recruitment systems enable employers to screen and filter candidates using so-called ‘killer’ questions, it’s at the interview stage that HR professionals and hiring managers have the best chance to gain deep insight into a candidate’s background, expertise and aptitude.

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6 Interesting Ways To Celebrate National Good Samaritan Day At Work

Vantage Circle

National Good Samaritan Day is celebrated on March 13 of every year. It is a day to recognize and celebrate the selfless good deeds of Good Samaritans. Be it helping an elderly cross a road or rescuing someone selflessly, all acts of kindness that do not seek rewards fall under being a good Samaritan. What is Good Samaritan Day? This day is celebrated in honor of Catherine "Kitty" Genovese.

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HR Trends to Watch in 2024 + Plus Advice for Driving Impact!

The pressure is on to create a positive onboarding experience. Plus, a sub-par onboarding process can domino into other concerns such as low performance, burnout (for you and new hires), and retention challenges. Our 2024 State of HR report will give you a realistic picture of the HR landscape and tips to onboarding effectively in the year to come.

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Most Employees Spend Little Time Choosing Their Health Plan

InterWest Insurance Services

A new study has found that individuals enrolled in high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) are more engaged than their traditional plan counterparts during open enrollment, spending more time on choosing plans and using employer-provided tools to help them make their choices. Despite their higher engagement though, overall, 72% of group health plan enrollees spent less than an hour on their plan during last year’s open enrollment, according to the “2023 Consumer Engagement in Health Car

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Organizational Change Management: Navigating Change with Effective Change Management Strategies

HR Digest

An organization might decide to make changes to its entire system, and everyone involved needs to comply. For this reason, change management strategies must be implemented so everyone can easily adapt. Whether it’s a change in leadership, a structural change, or enforcing employee engagement tips, a proper plan must be put in place. This article explores the best practices and HR tips and tricks for managing organizational change.

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Small business tax credits and deductions you should know about

Business Management Daily

Congress routinely showers small businesses with tax preferences. And now is the time to think about them, since the tax-filing deadlines for calendar-year corporate returns are fast approaching—March 15 for S corps and April 18 for C corps. Snag: There are at least 24 different definitions of a small business in the tax code (we counted!), so check with your tax pro if you’re not sure whether your business qualifies.

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How To Form Your Employee Engagement Committee?

Vantage Circle

If your goal is to promote your organization's growth, investing in your employees is important. You must provide opportunities for your employees to engage, participate and offer feedback. Employees who do that are more likely to do quality work and foster a healthy work atmosphere. One effective way to achieve this is to form an employee engagement committee.

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Improving Access To & Utilization Of Cancer Screening With Color

Discover how Color's comprehensive care solution is revolutionizing cancer screening adherence and knowledge. Through an in-depth case study, Color's unique approach to comprehensive cancer care has shown significant benefits in increasing screening rates and enhancing patient knowledge. Participants reported a 2-3x increase in adherence to screening guidelines over just 8 weeks, with 84% of participants increasing their familiarity with timing and frequency of cancer screening.

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The importance of physical activity for employee wellbeing

Employee Benefits

In a recent article from the BBC , it has been revealed that a daily walk prevents one in 10 early deaths. The UK analysis suggests that if everyone did as little as 11 minutes of daily activity, one in 10 premature deaths could be prevented. Clearly a little bit of exercise every day has some great physical health benefits, but exercise also has many mental health benefits.

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Virtual Happy Hours: Building Team Camaraderie While Working Remotely

HR Digest

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work and interact with our colleagues. With many employees working remotely , team camaraderie has become more challenging to maintain. To combat this, companies have turned to virtual happy hours as a way to build team camaraderie while working remotely. Happy hours are a great way to connect with colleagues , share experiences, and have some fun together.

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The rise of the pods shows how the workplace pendulum swings

Workplace Insight

Long before the office died (I read its obituary in several publications) there were hotly contested debates about open plan offices. That is of course before those debates were eclipsed by more current workplace rantings (ask the editor). Skimming through the open-plan office timeline, Herman Miller launched action office , L-shaped desks with screens became shared benches, and decades later tech brands rolled out efficient open-plan workspaces around the globe, with Facebook creating the bigge

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Remembrance, Reflection, And Celebration: How To Celebrate Juneteenth At Work In 2023

Vantage Circle

The USA has its own list of unique holidays and celebrations, and Juneteenth is one of a kind in that list. After getting recognized as a federal holiday in 2021, more companies are incorporating Juneteenth into their DEI initiatives. However, finding activities that answer how to celebrate juneteenth at work is tricky. Just like any other celebration, this day calls for a commemoration.

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Individual Development Plan Template

There’s no way around it: sometimes employees need your help. Use this free template to clarify expectations, share resources, and set a timeline. Best case scenario, this process helps them improve. Worst case, your great recordkeeping keeps you compliant even if they move on. Download the template today!