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Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The Long-Term Benefits of Recognition on Employee Engagement: How It Can Boost Employee Morale

May 23, 2024

Via: HR Hero

In human resources, recognizing employee achievements extends far beyond the fleeting moment of applause—it is a pivotal element in bolstering employee engagement and morale over an extended period. This discourse aims to unravel the mechanisms through which sustained recognition endeavors […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Thriving Among Competition: Recruitment and Retention Strategies to Become a Destination Employer  

April 25, 2024

Via: HR Hero

The lifeline of any company is attracting and retaining top-notch talent. High-performing employees serve as the building blocks for setting the foundation for organizational success. In a competitive workforce with a limited talent pool, recruitment and retention strategies have become […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention, Research

Employees seek more sustainable benefits

April 22, 2024

Via: Personnel Today

The research from Zest, an employee benefits technology company, found that 53% of employees are keen to see more planet-friendly benefits on offer. This rises to 66% for workers between the ages of 18 and 34. More than four in […]


Workplace wellness

How to Nurture Workplace Wellbeing

March 21, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Every successful should pay attention to how productive their employees are, how low their retention rate is, and how much money their company is making. But are enough businesses focused on the wellbeing of their employees? On the one hand, […]


Workplace wellness

How To Build A Workplace Wellbeing Program That Actually Works

March 7, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Wellbeing is having a moment. Mental health, resilience, and burnout alleviation are among today’s top healthcare HR focuses, according to sweeping research that professional services firm AON released in December, which pulses benefits trends across 160 U.S. health systems and […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Childcare Benefits as a Prime Employee Perk

February 22, 2024

Via: HR Hero

The importance of work-life balance and flexibility in the workplace has become increasingly important for today’s workforce. One critical aspect of this balance is the growing cost of childcare, which has become a significant financial burden for many families. Recent […]


Workplace wellness

Why Obesity’s Stigma Stands in the Way of Treatment and Care

January 30, 2024

Via: HR Hero

“Eat less and exercise more.” “Change your behavior and you’ll lose weight.” “It’s all in your head.” “It’s your lack of willpower.” “You’re selfish and lazy.” This is what people with obesity often hear from the media, friends, family and […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

How Saving for Retirement Will Be Different in 2024

January 17, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Planning for retirement can be a daunting task, especially with the introduction of new regulations. The SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022, which goes into effect on January 1, 2024, is the latest major overhaul of retirement planning laws in the […]


Workplace wellness

Fostering Employee Well-Being: The Catalyst for Organizational Success

December 18, 2023

Via: HR Hero

As we marked World Mental Health Day in early October, it’s essential to shine a light on the role that employee well-being plays in creating a healthier, happier, and more productive workplace. As the war for talent rages on, it’s […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Pay transparency laws risk colliding with antitrust concerns

December 8, 2023

Via: Payments Dive

Pay transparency laws are raising tough issues for in-house counsel as they try to balance compliance with the Biden administration’s stepped-up focus on antitrust concerns in the labor market. “The antitrust law hasn’t changed, but there’s obviously wage transparency laws […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Want employees to use their benefits? Rebrand them, experts say.

December 7, 2023

Via: HR Dive

As employers try to balance the rising cost of benefits with the comprehensiveness of their packages, companies are looking to make the most out of what they do offer, benefits experts told HR Dive. “I think employers are doing absolutely […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Employee Financial Wellness Drops to New Low

October 10, 2023

Via: SHRM

Research conducted over the past several months found that although inflation has recently abated, employees’ financial wellness is still suffering. Now, new research goes even further with its main finding: Financial wellness is at an all-time low. That’s according to […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Employers predict ‘modest’ 3.9% pay increases for 2024

October 4, 2023

Via: HR Dive

“Cautious optimism” may be the survey’s message, as compensation budgets seem in line with Mason’s prediction that employers will have to adjust their strategies to reflect the changing economic landscape if inflation cools and the labor market returns to pre-pandemic […]


Workplace wellness

Addressing Employee Mental Health and Wellbeing in Remote Settings

September 26, 2023

Via: HR Hero

The ability to work remotely has been a big boon for both employees and organizations. COVID-19 accelerated experiences in working virtually for a significant portion of the workforce. But, while the digital age has powered the ability to work remotely, […]


Workplace wellness

Coworking Spaces Can Help Prevent Employee Loneliness, Isolation

September 14, 2023

Via: SHRM

Research shows that loneliness is a growing problem for working Americans, and the seismic shift toward working from home may be making the problem worse. The solution for many of these employees is not a return to the office—they tend […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

How to Have a Successful Open Enrollment

August 28, 2023

Via: SHRM

Rising health care costs. Persistent high inflation. A combination of hybrid, office and remote workers. Higher employee expectations. For those reasons and more, this year’s open enrollment is looking a little different from years past. “Enrollment is such a certainty […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

DOL Seeks Comment on SECURE 2.0 Reporting, Disclosure Changes

August 14, 2023

Via: SHRM

The Department of Labor (DOL) is seeking public feedback on a variety of SECURE Act 2.0 provisions. The DOL’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) published the request in the Federal Register on Aug. 11. Specifically, it is looking for comment […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Employers Think They’re Providing Great Benefits. Employees Disagree. What’s the Problem?

August 8, 2023

Via: SHRM

As a myriad of challenges plague employees—from financial stress to mental health issues—it’s no wonder workers are looking for more help from their employers. Many employers have answered the call by rolling out or enhancing their benefit offerings. Or, at […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

What Employers Must Know About the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

July 11, 2023

Via: HR Hero

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), which was signed into law in late 2022 and went into effect June 27, 2023, requires employers to provide “reasonable accommodations” for an employee’s known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

5 Alternatives to Traditional Office Arrangements

July 3, 2023

Via: HR Hero

More and more businesses are diverting from the traditional 9-to-5 work schedule, where employees spend long, specified hours in a fixed office location. Instead, employers are embracing flexible workspaces which allow employees to work remotely, from alternative locations, or on […]