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.

Women in Business: Progress Made and Challenges Remaining

March is Women’s History Month. Let’s face it, the business world has been dominated by men for too long. Episodes of Mad Men come to mind, where just 50 years ago the majority of women served as assistants or secretaries. Sure, we’ve made progress, but has it been fast enough?

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Benefits: Perks & Insurance Survey—It’s Not Too Late!

There’s still time to take our Benefits: Perks & Insurance survey and shape the conversation—as well as get a look at what your competitors might be up to!

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Fostering Mental Wellness—More Tips for Employers

Yesterday’s Advisor presented the first five of author Graeme Cowan’s eight tips for employers seeking to improve the mental health of their workforce; today, we present the final three of Cowan’s tips to promote wellness.

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8 Tips for Promoting Employee Mental Health

Mental illness is a prominent issue in today’s society, and employers should do all they can to address this in the workplace. After all, many people spend most of their time at work—and author Graeme Cowan says that employers are in a prime position to make a difference with America’s collective mental health.

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Take Our Survey—Benefits: Perks & Insurance

A solid benefits package can be a great asset to a company wishing to attract top talent. What’s happening with benefits (including perks and insurance) in the real world? What are your competitors up to? Help us find out!

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‘Classic example of a complete disregard for employees’ basic rights’ (DOL)

It’s time for another wage and hour roundup—our regular collection of cases that remind HR managers that wage and hour violations are still prevalent—and expensive.

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Employee Wellness Programs—Here’s What ACA Has to Say

In yesterday’s Advisor, we presented important aspects of wellness programs under the Affordable Care Act (ACA); today, tips on navigating mandatory participation in wellness programs and more ACA regulations.

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ACA—Does It Affect Your Wellness Plan?

More provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are being officially implemented, and most organizations are wondering how it affects their benefits programs. Employee wellness programs have become popular recently—does the ACA affect them? Know the facts to ensure compliance.

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Career Karma Caught Up with This Rude Commuter!

Have you ever wondered why good things happen to bad people? I know I have. It’s not something I’m particularly proud of, but I must admit that sometimes I scratch my head and wonder how someone with questionable character or who demonstrates unethical behavior seemingly ends up on top.

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Looking to Voluntary Benefits? Consider These 3 Questions

In yesterday’s Advisor, Navera president and CEO Steve L. Adams provided tips on taking advantage of voluntary benefits; today, we share more on this compensation trend and how to ask the right questions for 2015.

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