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What is employee engagement? A guide to engaging your employees


Disengagement is a chronic issue in today’s workplace. Only 21% of employees consider themselves very engaged , and this lack of motivation can impact your bottom line. Disengaged employees cost U.S. companies up to $550 billion a year.

Zehmer Finals in Tallahassee

Florida Workers' Comp

Last fall I wrote about the amazing transition of the annual Zehmer Moot Court competition. This is usually held at the annual workers' compensation conference each August, but 2021 was delayed.


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Financial and Lifestyle Insights- Part 2

Money Talk

In this post, I continue my discussion of tips from webinars, podcasts, and virtual conferences that I heard during the last quarter of 2021. Below are 13 of my key take-aways: Avoid Complacency - Take proactive steps to stay on top of your finances.

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2022 pay rise budgets soar

Employee Benefits

UK employers increased the amount of money they put aside for staff pay rises over the second half of last year, it has emerged. Research by global advisory, broking, and solutions company Willis Towers Watson (WTW) found that average 2022 pay hike budgets grew from 2.9% in July 2021 to 3.2%

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.

Closing the wellbeing gap between junior and senior employees


From belonging to equity, latest research uncovers the needs that aren’t being met for your most at-risk cohort. There is a great deal of focus on retaining employees and managers now that HR leaders are feeling the ripple effects of the Big Quit.

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What makes a good workplace that gets employees to stay?


There are four words every company leader aspires to hear their employees say: “I love my job.”. These words mean that employees are happy and probably aren’t going to leave the company any time soon.

Highland Home Carers motivates staff with shares and bonus schemes

Employee Benefits

Operating across the Scottish highland region since 1994, Highland Home Carers (HHC) supports people living in their own homes with highly complex health and social care needs.

How to Improve Motivation in the Workplace: 13 Effective Ways


Whatever be the size or type of an organization, one of the biggest and most enduring challenges that managers face is getting their team to do their best work. Why do people do what they do, and how do you influence them - these are puzzles that can be traced back centuries.

Man's Best Friend

Florida Workers' Comp

One of the great challenges of COVID-19 has been our inability to detect its presence prior to the appearance of symptoms. Unfortunately, it appears we all have the ability to carry and spread SARS-CoV-2 before symptoms appear. Even the "fully vaccinated" can apparently carry and spread the virus, according to the CDC. We thus live in an apprehensive and pensive environment with much hand-washing, distancing, and more. But, there is a low-tech tool being deployed to aid in our defense.

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.

What Exactly Is a “Tax Year”?

Kollath CPA

What Exactly Is a “Tax Year”? A tax year is an annual accounting period for keeping records and reporting income and expenses. Types of Tax Year. Calendar year — 12 consecutive months, beginning January 1 and ending December 31.

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Ikea cuts sick pay for unvaccinated staff

Employee Benefits

Swedish retail giant Ikea has cut sick pay for unvaccinated staff in the UK who need to self-isolate as a result of being exposed to Covid-19 (Coronavirus).

12 Innovative Employee Retention Strategies that Work


It would not be wrong to say that we are in the middle of a work revolution. The way we look at work has changed drastically – thanks to globalization, the powerful internet, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.

Philippines’ Shakey’s PIZZA collaborates with Darwinbox to boost its Business Productivity


It is true that alone we can do so little, together we can do so much! Digital HR Transformation

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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.

How to improve and handle your finances in 2022


The new year brings a new start for people’s finances, giving you the chance to re-evaluate your situation and make changes based on your priorities.

Diversity investment boosts engagement

Employee Benefits

Half of organisations that have not begun to invest in equality, diversity, inclusion and belonging (EDIB) suffered a decline in employee engagement over a 12-month period, research has shown.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: The Benefits & Why it Matters


Diversity and inclusion, which are the real grounds for creativity, must remain at the center of what we do.

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IRS to Get Tough on ACA Reporting Form Mistakes

InterWest Insurance Services

The time when the IRS offers relief from financial penalties to employers that make errors on their group health insurance reporting forms has come to an end.

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.

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Action urged to rebalance pension wealth

Employee Benefits

Shareholder returns that feed into UK workers’ pensions “disproportionately benefit a wealthy minority”, according to a report put together by the TUC, think tank Common Wealth and the High Pay Centre.

General liability vs. professional liability: the best solution for your business


In today’s tumultuous business climate, companies need the best insurance solutions to fit their complex business needs. Two popular options, general liability and professional liability, provide businesses with different protections from inherent business risks.

Long-Haul COVID Can Be Covered under ADA

InterWest Insurance Services

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued guidance stating that employees suffering from “long COVID-19” may be protected under workplace disability discrimination statutes.

Corporate Tell-All: International Expansion Horror Stories

Behind the rose-tinted view of global expansion, there are more ghastly tales, many involving a multitude of country-specific laws and regulations. Fail to abide, and you’re risking lawsuits, high monetary costs, permanent reputational damage, and even jail time.

ERISA Wrap Document: What It Is and Why You Need One | BerniePortal


ERISA covers more benefits plans than many employers realize, and it takes more than a plan booklet to comply with federal regulation. How can small businesses simplify compliance with an ERISA wrap document? Find out more. HR Compliance Benefits & Healthcare

6 common hiring mistakes to avoid

Business Management Daily

No employer wants to make a bad hiring decision. Bringing aboard someone who ends up performing inadequately or proving a poor cultural fit affects productivity and office morale.

7 Items You Should Give Away to Your Customers

Take It Personel-ly

When it comes to brand recognition and ensuring that your customers are happy, there are several things that you can do. Giving items away might seem like a chore and a money waster, but the truth is when you give out promotional products, you are more likely to get returning and new customers.

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Hireology Named a Leader in 3 Winter 2022 G2 Reports


Last week, G2 — the peer-to-peer software review site — announced new badges for Winter 2022. We’re excited to share that for the third year in a row, Hireology was named a leader in recruitment marketing platforms and applicant tracking systems.

The Guide to Finding Global Talent

Remote work has opened the doors to hiring the best talent anywhere. Discover how building a talent hub in a specific geographic region can help grow your company. Learn key factors to consider when creating a hub and suggested locations.