Category Archives: Benefits

Benefit planning inevitably involves tradeoffs between an ideal package and one that will maximize the desired impact at a price that can be afforded. These articles will provide how to information on managing the wide variety of benefits including health care, life, and disability insurance, and retirement benefits.

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Employee Leave—What’s Really Happening?

Employers struggle to provide a balanced and fair leave package for their employees. What’s happening with employee leave in the real world? What are your competitors up to? Help us find out!

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What’s the Scoop on Employee File Management?

Is your HR team currently spending way too much time managing documents? Are you struggling to comply with changing laws? What’s happening with document management in the real world? What are your competitors up to? Help us find out!

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Want Happier Workers? Consider Flextime.

Yesterday, we revealed tips on how to organize flextime (even when every employee has to be physically on-site every day) courtesy of Megan Lee, SPHR, SHRM-SCP. Today, we present more about Lee’s program—as well as the extraordinary results she achieved.

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The Logistics of Offering Flextime

Flextime is one of the most highly rated perks for attracting top talent to your organization. However, it isn’t always easy to offer—what about a company where every employee has to be on-site, in person, every day? Today, Megan Lee, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, shares how she did it.

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Brevity Is the Soul of Wit

President Woodrow Wilson was once asked how long it took him to prepare his speeches, and his answer was quite telling. “That depends on the length of the speech,” said Wilson. “If it is a 10-minute speech, it takes me all of two weeks to prepare it; if it is a half-hour speech, it takes me a week; if I can talk as long as I want to, it requires no preparation at all. I am ready now.”

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Help Your Team Cross the Finish Line Strong—4 Steps to Success

Do your team members know what the ultimate objective is for each project they work on? Do they know what the purpose is—what they’re trying to achieve? Are you confident that you consistently communicate exactly what the goal is for each and every project?

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A Coveted Employee Benefit that Actually Saves You Money

Telecommuting continues to grow year after year, despite some high-profile stories to the contrary (such as Yahoo!’s decision a couple of years ago to eliminate telecommuting options). In fact, some experts predict that a whopping 30 percent of workers in industrialized countries will be telecommuting by 2019!

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Take the HR Policies Survey—What’s Really Happening?

Policy—you deal with it in human resources every single day. Are you keeping your practices up to date? Are they being consistently and fairly applied within the organization? What are your competitors up to? Help us find out!

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Gauge Your Midyear Progress with These 5 Questions

Believe it or not, as I write this, the first half of 2015 has come to an end. That’s right, the year is half over, and it’s a good time to mark your progress. Are you well on your way to achieving the goals—both personal and professional—you set for yourself this year?

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