You’d think office politics fell by the wayside when no one was working in the office. But schmoozing, backstabbing and manipulation live on in these days dominated by remote work. Granted, it’s less less intense, researchers found. Regardless of where people work, HR leaders and front-line managers still need to handle office politics so everyone […]
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.
And the beat goes on: The National Labor Relations Board has stuck its nose into another non-union organization’s employee handbook.
Remember when a stocked fridge and pool table in the break room were the coolest perks for employees? Now it’s a different game when it comes to motivating, incentivizing and rewarding employees. What kind of perks and benefits can excite employees – who either work remotely or socially distanced? “High fives and kudos around the […]
One of HR’s ongoing challenges is finding a way to hold on to employees. Two separate studies point to the best — and worst — ways to retain staff.
Employees are growing unhappier by the minute.
HR teams have to get creative in curating holiday and New Year experiences for their teams that may look a little different than normal.
Among all workers—working at home or not—the latest results show an uptick in employee happiness: the survey’s Workforce Happiness Index is an optimistic 73 out of 100 as of May 2020, ticking up from 71 last year.
Employees have identified three traits guaranteed to kill enthusiasm.
Firing somebody just before the holidays strikes most people as the most Scrooge-like move an employer can make.
To help employees navigate the complex healthcare system, employers are shifting to systems that are both easier and more complete, such as integrative care.
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