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Five Challenges Paid Time Off Could Help Solve

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

In 2022, employees expect their benefits to address flexibility as much as they expect health and retirement benefits. Many employers are starting to realize that flexibility will affect the future.

Gen Z, Millennials Grow Disillusioned with Their Health Insurance

InterWest Insurance Services

Surprise bills and billing errors are driving growing dissatisfaction among Millennials and Gen Zers with their health insurance, a new study has found.

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Sweeping Changes Coming to Employer-Funded 401(k) Plans

Griffin Benefits

Historically speaking, retirees have typically relied on three primary tools to help them prepare for retirement: pension plans, Social Security, and defined contribution plans, like 401(k) plans. That’s no longer the case.

12 virtual employee appreciation ideas for recognizing remote workers

Achievers

At this point, there’s no denying that remote work is part of our new normal. For many employees, that is a relief. They can spend more time with their families and less time commuting. They can set aside time for deep work without the inevitable interruptions that come with an in-office day.

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

Speaker: Kirsten Ferro, Vice President of Employer Sales at Carrot Fertility

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.

COVID-19 Policy for Accepting Expired Form I-9 Documents Ends April 30

American Payroll Association

Employers cannot accept expired List B documents for Form I-9 after April 30. Employers must update these employees’ Forms I-9 by July 31

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6 leadership styles and the impact they have on your team

Business Management Daily

Interested in improving your team? Self-awareness of the type of leader you are can be a great place to start. One’s leadership style — the behaviors and actions used to motivate and direct others — influences outcomes such as morale, productivity, and engagement.

Miscellaneous Nuggets From Conferences Past

Money Talk

I was recently cleaning out some of my files and threw out some old conference programs from the early 2010s. Before I did, I reviewed notes that I had taken looking for some “timeless nuggets” that are still relevant in 2022. Below are ten conference insights that stood out to me as still being relevant a decade later: Future Mindedness - Things appear “closer” than they otherwise are if clarity is forced upon people.

Is Gamification an Effective Employee Motivator? | BerniePortal

BerniePortal

Gamification has become one of the more popular methods of enhancing the employee experience within the modern workplace. It has been marketed as a system to increase employee engagement and productivity while also boosting employee satisfaction. But what exactly is gamification?

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Podcast: Murphy Group recognises the value in providing a holistic benefits provision

Employee Benefits

tynanbarton · Murphy Group/Employee Benefits podcast. Listen: Murphy Group recognises the importance of providing a benefits provision that is easy to adapt and evolve in order to meet the needs of its workforce.

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.

3 strategies for managing and reducing stress in the workplace

Sodexo Engage

Summary: What do we mean by ‘workplace stress’? What causes stress in the workplace? Signs that your employees may be stressed. What are the financial and health impacts of stress in the workplace? How can employers reduce stress at work? 3 strategies to consider.

Bureau Recommends 7.6% Workers’ Comp Rate Hike

InterWest Insurance Services

California’s Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau is recommending that benchmark workers’ compensation rates for all class codes in the state increase an average of 7.6%.

What is an FSA? | BerniePortal

BerniePortal

During open enrollment , employers often offer fringe benefits like FSAs and HSAs, which can help employees save significantly on qualified medical expenses not covered by their health insurance. So, here’s what you need to know about FSAs, including how they differ from HSAs.

Santander UK appoints new chief people officer

Employee Benefits

Santander UK has appointed Juan Ignacio Echeverria (pictured) as its chief people officer. Reporting to chief executive officer Mike Regnier, Echeverria will join the UK executive committee in the coming weeks, and will be responsible for building on the bank’s people strategy.

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.

A comparison of popular HRA administrators

PeopleKeep

Health reimbursement arrangements (HRA) have gained traction with employers across the country because they’re flexible, easy to implement, and customizable. But the key to any successful HRA lies in its administration, including compliance, management, and privacy rules.

Mental Health Stigma: 10 Tips to Fight Discrimination

BetterUp

Jump to section. What is stigma? The cost of mental health stigma. Why is mental health stigmatized? 6 types of stigma. How mental health stigmas impact individuals. Ways to cope with mental health stigma. What can I do about stigma? Well-being Mental Fitness Consumer SEO Optimized Coach contribute

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How Does Disability Insurance Work? | BerniePortal

BerniePortal

Employers often offer ancillary benefits like disability insurance as part of the enrollment process , but unlike health coverage , not all employees will need ancillary benefits. So, what is disability insurance?

Intercom recruits first chief people officer

Employee Benefits

Engagement operating system Intercom has added L. David Kingsley (pictured) as its first chief people officer across its operating cities of Dublin, London, Chicago, San Francisco and Sydney.

The Future of HR Compliance: 10 Ways to Minimize Risk

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

15 Best Examples of Honest Employee Feedback for Managers

Darwinbox

Imagine a day at work without any supervision or a lack of good management. Do you still think that employees and teams will work as efficiently as they do? Do you believe the work environment will remain as calm as it has always been?

The 1918 Flu in the News

Florida Workers' Comp

We have recently lived through the pandemic of our times. Although there is the potential for future challenges that have similarities to SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19, it is unlikely that many of us living today will be around to remember this when the next challenge comes along. We have seen a great deal of mistake and misstep in this instance, and reflection is perhaps a worthy use of a few moments.

How Can HR Make Better Decisions In Difficult Situations?

BerniePortal

HR is subjected to difficult decisions daily that require quick thinking. Because of this influx of judgment calls, HR must follow all necessary steps to ensure they consistently make the best decision for their organization.

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Salesforce and Cisco named among best UK workplaces for 2022

Employee Benefits

Salesforce, Cisco UK and Hilton have been recognised by Great Place to Work as some of the UK’s Best Workplaces in 2022. Cloud-based software firm Salesforce came top out of the best super large organisations, followed by networking hardware business Cisco UK.

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.

What is Indirect Compensation? | PeopleKeep

PeopleKeep

When it comes to attracting and retaining employees , offering a competitive salary sometimes isn’t enough. Employees increasingly desire added benefits and perks thanks to a tight labor market, growing inflation, and decreased consumer confidence in the economy.

Medical Excuse

Florida Workers' Comp

We are each a conglomeration of many factors. On a given day, I might be hitting on all cylinders and pushing the envelope. Yet, on another day it is possible that I might be tired, irritable, anxious, and a myriad of other emotional states all rolled into one. Bill Gates has said "The human body is the most complex system ever created. The more we learn about it, the more appreciation we have about what a rich system it is."

5 Common Payroll Compliance Mistakes to Avoid

BerniePortal

Payroll is a core HR function that carries a lot of importance but often comes with a high possibility of mistakes. While payroll mistakes are common, they can be costly to organizations and decrease employee satisfaction.

Lovewell’s logic: Is Jacob Rees-Mogg right to force civil servants back to the office?

Employee Benefits

What is your view of working from home ? That seems to be the current million dollar question. Something that millions of us adapted to at speed during lockdown now seems to be coming under increasing scrutiny as the UK adapts to living with Covid.

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.