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27 03, 2019

Taking a Look at the Most Valued Employee Benefits of 2019

By |2019-03-22T07:49:46-04:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Employee Benefits|

Due to the rapidly changing demographics, businesses across various industries are forced to drastically revise their benefit plans. Offering generous and attractive benefit packages is essential for retaining the best talent. A survey carried out by Glassdoor revealed that 60% of employees consider perks and benefits to be a major factor during job selection. […]

26 03, 2019

Analyzing the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Human Resources

By |2019-03-22T07:47:46-04:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: HR|

The integration of robotics and AI into Human Resource Functions brings with it exciting new opportunities and challenges alike. However, most HR executives and organizational leaders are taking a more optimistic approach and believe in AI’s potential to improve the overall experience of employees. […]

25 03, 2019

3 Employee Benefits that Increase Employee Retention Rates

By |2019-03-22T07:44:34-04:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Employee Benefits|

The cost of employee turnover for a business isn’t just inconvenience. According to a study carried out by the Society for Human Resource Management, the total cost of turnovers for U.S employers is expected to reach a staggering $680 billion by 2020. Also, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, around 3.6% of workers quit their new jobs each month. Add those two statistics and you’ll understand the importance of increasing employee retention rates. […]

22 03, 2019

Extra Cash is Nice but isn’t Enough to Motivate Your Employees

By |2019-03-21T08:00:04-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Voluntary Benefits|

When it comes to taking a job, people will act rationally for the most past; they’ll do what’s best for their interests.

For the most part, money is a pretty effective motivator; if you pay employees well, it should encourage them. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. […]

21 03, 2019

How to Effectively Communicate Employee Benefits

By |2019-03-21T07:58:09-04:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: Employee Benefits|

According to the Society for Human Resource Management, employee benefits such as job security, compensation, respectful treatment, and growth opportunities are strong contributors in driving up employee satisfaction. But no matter how lucrative the benefit plan appears to be, it yields a minimal return on investment if it doesn’t reach the employees’ ears. […]

18 03, 2019

The Do’s and Don’ts of Disciplining Your Employees

By |2019-03-08T06:47:04-04:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Workplace|

The processes for maintaining employee discipline can vary from organization to organization and in numerous cases from manager to manager. The process you follow to ensure that your employees are in control and are disciplined would be heavily influenced by the kind of organization you are in, and the approach that the management follows in this regard. […]

15 03, 2019

Strategies You Can Follow to Nip Office Conflicts in the Bud

By |2019-03-08T06:40:28-04:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Workplace|

Conflicts within the modern workplace are just inevitable. You cannot have a workplace without any conflicts whatsoever, which is why the intelligent approach to follow is to think of conflict management efforts that actually work. Conflict management is an art that managers in this day and age should possess with them. Being well-trained in conflict management can help managers reach conclusions to supposedly troubling issues. […]

14 03, 2019

Steps for Dealing with an Angry Employee

By |2019-03-08T06:36:40-04:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Workplace|

Unhappy employees that have had conflicts with another employee or just the management in general, are pretty hard to please. An angry employee is often filled with anger and frustration, which is why one wrong move from your side might end up magnifying their anger. […]

13 03, 2019

Why Paid Leaves Are Good for Your Business

By |2019-03-08T06:31:08-04:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Workplace|

Paid leaves have long been put under considerable debate regarding their usefulness and benefits. The United States is perhaps one of the world’s most major economies that doesn’t federally require organizations to mandate paid leaves for employees looking to spend time with family or who have fallen sick. […]

12 03, 2019

How to Reward Employees without Giving Them Cash

By |2019-03-08T06:16:22-04:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: Employee Benefits|

Contrary to popular belief, offering cash is a short-term approach towards improving an employee’s productivity. Considering that employees of today want something more than just mundane cash rewards, you have to think out of the ordinary and give them what they are looking for. So the question is: how to reward employees without giving them cash? […]

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