2022

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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. And they can make themselves truly comfortable wherever they decide to get the job done.

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5 ways you can help employees prepare for retirement

Business Management Daily

Retirement security, or insecurity, has caught the eye of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh. He’s right. Fewer employees are covered by traditionally defined benefit plans. DB plans are retirement plans. The plan sponsor, most likely the employer, bears all the investment risk and pays you a fixed amount every month until you die. It’s a good deal, if you can get it.

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Adrian Cooper: Where next for financial wellness?

Employee Benefits

The nascent financial wellness industry is set to evolve into a fragmented market offering specialised solutions to meet different financial challenges. The current approach is to offer a one-size-fits-all package. Yet the financial challenges people face are not homogenous. At the start of their working life, young people may be saddled with debt from university.

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How can employers use data to personalise a benefits proposition

Employee Benefits

Need to know: Data is helping organisations understand the needs of employees. Information can come from HR systems, surveys or employee-listening exercises. Employers can use insight to deliver personalised benefit offerings for individuals or generations. The use of data to help shape benefits strategy and decisions is becoming increasingly important as employers strive to understand what employees really want.

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Combatting the Effects of Inflation: Keeping Benefits Competitive While Cutting Cost

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP - Employee Benefits and Total Rewards Leader, World at Work Content Author, and Speaker

After years of facing the global pandemic, we are now struggling with a new problem: inflation. No one could have predicted the impact of inflation on employee benefits and how it affects both employees and employers. Employers are now trying to maintain or lower the cost of benefits while competing for talent in a competitive and tight labor market, but the rising costs of consumer goods and healthcare make it extremely difficult to consider increasing their benefit offerings.

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DOL Proposes FLSA Worker Classification Rule

PayrollOrg

The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a rule that would modify how to determine whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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After years of intense change, employee goals have changed too.

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Building an inclusive workplace for neurodivergent employees

TLNT

Last month saw employers up and down the country observe the annual National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) – a celebration of the positive contribution that America’s workers with disabilities make, both past, present and (hopefully), future.

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What the Inflation Reduction Act means for employer-provided healthcare plans

Employee Benefit News

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10 organizational culture qualities every company should have today

Insperity

When it comes to driving the success of your business, organizational culture is – without exaggeration – everything. It impacts the: Engagement and satisfaction of your workforce Cohesion and harmony among people Behavior of your people Leadership style in your organization, which has an effect on the relationships between managers and their direct reports Willingness of your organization to embrace change and evolve Innovation and creativity of your workplace.

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Unleashing AI in Recruitment: The Ultimate Guide

Discover the power of AI in recruitment with Paycor’s complete guide. Learn how to streamline your hiring process, increase interview pipeline, uncover candidates other tools miss, and save time. Get ready to revolutionize your talent acquisition strategy today!

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7 Amazing Employee Wellness Ideas to Boost Morale

HR Digest

Find out what employee wellness ideas you can implement to ensure your employees have a safer, productive return to work. Employee wellbeing isn’t a new concept, but it has taken on a whole new meaning since the Covid-19 pandemic. Employee wellness initiatives are now higher up on the agenda — particularly mental well-being activities and programs — as more employers closely scrutinize how effectively they look after their employees.

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Employee involvement: The value of increased employee participation

Achievers

The groups you claim membership in shape your life. Families, classes, sports leagues, and, of course, employers are just a few examples. When you consider the groups you enjoyed most, what made them that way? Chances are that, among other factors, they made you feel heard and accepted. You knew your involvement and voice actually mattered. In the workplace, this feeling of employee involvement is critical to building an engaged team.

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8 Ways to Support Employees With Mental Health Challenges

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

As Mental Health Awareness Month (in the U.S.) continues, we’re sharing strategies and approaches to help leaders respond to employees with mental illness in a psychologically safe way. When employees have. Read more > The post 8 Ways to Support Employees With Mental Health Challenges appeared first on Word on Benefits.

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Procrastination at Work: How to Practice Better Time Management

Business Management Daily

A little bit of procrastination at the office is surprisingly common, with 88% of workers reporting that they put off important work tasks for at least one hour each day. Yet, procrastination at work is a much more severe problem for some workers. 15 – 20% of workers say they avoid important tasks regularly, which qualifies as chronic procrastination.

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HR and Employee Healthcare Reform: Keys to Increasing Employee Wellness and Retention

Speaker: Mallory Herrin, CEO & Principal HR Consultant at HerrinHR

Your employees are your most valuable resource. If you want to retain employees and keep them happy, you want to make the incentives more valuable. With a full-stack employee experience, culture, health, wellness and benefits navigation solution, you can provide employees with the wellbeing support they need. The results? Employees who are happier, healthier, and more engaged, as well as a business that is thriving both internally and externally, every day.

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Employee Benefits free webinar: How important is women’s health at work?

Employee Benefits

A free webinar hosted by Employee Benefits, titled How important is women’s health at work? in association with Peppy, will be broadcast live at 11am on Wednesday 7 December 2022. Employee Benefits’ editor Debbie Lovewell-Tuck will be joined by Sam Blevins, health and wellbeing development manager at John Lewis Partnership, Debra Gardner, head of HR and ESG at LSL Property Services, Francesca Steyn, director of fertility and women’s health at Peppy, and Ellie Vaughan, head of reward and benefits

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How Narcissism At Work Is Destroying Your Company Culture

Vantage Circle

Do you work in an environment where some coworkers seem to go out of their way to draw everyone's attention to themselves? If that's the case, you're most likely dealing with a textbook case of narcissism at work. You might not notice narcissism. However, if it goes unnoticed, it can severely influence your culture, people, and engagement levels in a negative manner.

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How Do You Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile – Ask HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes. According to their website, LinkedIn has nearly 800 million members in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. Their focus is to connect business professionals. Regardless if you’re looking for a new opportunity, you should have a profile on LinkedIn. That’s what today’s reader question is about. I’m currently pursuing positions in the technology industry as well as working on my online teaching business.

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8 Benefits of Shadow Work and How to Start Practicing It

BetterUp

Jump to section. What is your inner shadow? How your inner shadow affects you. What is shadow work? What is the goal of shadow work? 8 benefits of shadow work. Is shadow work right for you? How to start shadow work. 5 tips for starting shadow work. 27 shadow work prompts to kickstart your healing journey.

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Cancel Quiet Quitting: Detoxing Corporate Culture & Engaging Top Talent

Speaker: Jennifer Brick, Career Strategist and Author

Your employees have checked out. The last few years have been a wild ride, with countless changes to how we work and our workplace cultures, like the sudden shift to remote work, the return to office, and trends like quiet quitting. With productivity, profitability, and your employer brand on the line, leadership is turning to HR to engage employees and recreate your culture in different working models.

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Is it time to rethink performance reviews?

TLNT

Employees don’t like sitting in on them; managers don’t like the time spent preparing them; and often the results resemble a retrospective account of performance, rather than constructively thinking about how to improve in the future.

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Why Microsoft is on a mission to lower the unemployment rate for neurodiverse talent

Employee Benefit News

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Top recruiting mistakes you want to avoid

Insperity

Has finding high-quality talent become a challenge? Make sure you’re not committing the biggest recruiting mistakes, which only make the process that much harder. Here are some of the most common mistakes your team can make while recruiting and how to avoid them. 1. Basic, less-than-compelling job postings. Review a recent batch of your company’s job postings.

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Do Workplace Wellness Programs Save Money? We Find Out.

HR Digest

Healthcare costs are a major expenditure for most business owners. Healthcare is an essential and a necessary investment for both employers and employees. A lackadaisical workforce can be detrimental to productivity. So, are wellness programs a sound investment? Do they drive down a company’s health investment costs or not? Let us find out. A study conducted by Harvard in 2015 found for every dollar spent on wellness programs, the employer saves $3 in healthcare costs and another $3 in absentee

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How Can You Aggressively Manage Benefits Affordability?

Speaker: Alex Anderson - Total Rewards Strategist at Lockton Companies | Leo Tokar - President, People Solutions and Partner at Lockton Companies

Benefit cost increases regularly eclipse all other costs for organizations, yet bringing costs down is illusive. Now corporate priorities are swinging from solely a focus on talent to the need to actively manage benefit expenses, but no one wants to reduce benefits or ask employees to pay more. Join two total rewards experts, Alex Anderson and Leo Tokar, for an in-depth discussion on tactics to efficiently and effectively control and manage benefit cost.

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What is employee engagement? A guide to engaging your employees

Achievers

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. On the flip side, Gallup found that highly engaged teams show 21% greater profitability. With so much at stake, it’s no surprise that successful companies put employee engagement at the center of their corporate strategy.

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How to Support Mental Health in Your Workplace

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

Earlier this year, I experienced a mental health crisis. I spent five nights at an in-patient program. This was followed by over six weeks at a partial hospitalization facility, which. Read more > The post How to Support Mental Health in Your Workplace appeared first on Word on Benefits.

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9 communication skills leadership can’t succeed without

Business Management Daily

Communication skills are the most important soft skills for many professions. Having great communication skills can help you get ahead regardless of where you fall in the business hierarchy. However, they are especially important for leaders. Effective leadership communication can make or break a business. Business leaders play an important role in representing the company to investors, customers, partners, employees, and media outlets.

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58% say flexible working helps with living costs

Employee Benefits

Almost six in 10 (58%) hybrid workers said flexible working has helped them to manage the increased cost of living, according to research from Glassdoor. Around 2,000 UK office workers were surveyed to further understand the impact of successful hybrid working patterns on employees, and found that 23% admitted commuting has made it harder to cope with the cost of living.

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The 5 Types of Hourly Workers: An HR Guide to Recruiting and Retention

All hourly workers want similar things, but when it comes to recruiting & retention, it helps to understand personal motivations. Download Paycor’s guide to learn how to find & keep the 5 types of hourly workers.