Good benefits communication is more important than the actual benefits you offer – at least when it comes to employee satisfaction.
Every HR pro knows striking a balance between employee and company advocate can be tricky. And because one of HR’s main functions is to protect the company, many employees are naturally distrustful. Others are dissatisfied with how their HR department has handled issues in the past. Either way, there’s a disconnect between employees and HR, […]
In today’s work environment, measuring remote employee engagement could be the HR practice with the most impact. When you try to learn about employees’ new challenges, triumphs and feelings – and act on what you understand – you can help the remote workforce thrive. HR pros and front-line managers want to keep a close eye […]
It’s a rare case, but one that could affect more employers as the pandemic continues: An employer can’t force a teleworking employee to return, a Massachusetts federal district court ruled. In Peeples v. Clinical Support Opinions, Gabriel Peeples, an asthmatic social worker, asked for an accommodation to continue to telework. When he was called back […]
The research is clear – employee recognition appears consistently near the top of things that motivate employees to do their best work. For many workers, it means more than even a financial reward. And research indicates that cash rewards can actually be counter-productive if they aren’t combined with other ways of recognizing hard work. A […]
A new survey suggests the benefits companies offer may not be pulling their weight in employee satisfaction. The solution: better communication.
Pull yourself away from all the doom and gloom talk surrounding U.S. workers’ financial situations for a second, and enjoy this breath of fresh air:
Google’s head of human resources, Eileen Naughton, will step down later this year amid rising tensions between the company’s top executives and rank and file employees. The executive departure follows many months of highly public people issues at the company, including claims of pregnancy discrimination and an allegation of sexual misconduct by a senior executive […]
So we’re all agreed: Engaged employees are the key to every organization’s success. But engaging today’s employees is no easy task.
Providing employees with a strong Employee Experience is more than a great company picnic and premium benefits. Employee Experience, or EX, is about employees feeling like there are strong contributors to the success of the company. They are productive and efficient because the employer treats them like a customer, providing them with the tools and […]
It comes as no surprise that more an more companies are shifting to a mobile workforce. And here’s another non-surprise: Supervising those road warriors is a real dilemma for employers.
Yes, we’re likely to hear a lot of grumbling. But overwhelming majority of U.S. employers say they’re very likely to or definitely will continue to provide health care plans for all full-time employees when the Affordable Care Act fully kicks in.
The name, “The Affordable Care Act,” doesn’t seem to be doing President Obama’s signature piece of legislation any favors. It appears to have made the law the brunt of employers’ ire because it hasn’t stopped healthcare costs from climbing as the name suggests it would.
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