27 07, 2018

A Guide to Employee Benefits in Architecture

By |2018-06-28T07:47:12+00:00July 27th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Employee benefits plans benefit both employers and employees in the architecture industry. Along with improving the motivation and performance of employees, a well-designed benefits package helps architecture firms meet its goals.

To attract and retain top talent, it is absolutely crucial for architecture firms to offer benefits packages. But, you must focus on benefits that your employees need.

Here are some of benefits that architecture companies must offer to their workforce: […]

22 06, 2018

5 Ways to Achieve Work-Life Balance

By |2018-06-27T08:01:42+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is one of the biggest issues facing employees today.

A large number of workers are finding it exceedingly difficult to handle their personal life along with their work responsibilities. Whether it’s our fast-paced lifestyle, lack of good jobs or our reliance on technology for just about everything, several factors can contribute to an individual’s inability to maintain a proper work-life balance. […]

8 05, 2018

Preparing Your Workplace And Employees For The Summer Heat

By |2018-04-28T06:20:15+00:00May 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Last year, in July, Pennsylvania experienced triple-digit temperatures and humidity during a heat wave.

A study conducted by the CDC shows that 8,081 heat-related deaths were recorded in the U.S. from 1999–2010. 94 percent of these heat related deaths were recorded in the month of May and September. This means you need a quick and simple plan to ready your workforce to beat the summer heat. […]

30 04, 2018

Handling the miscreants: How HR should respond

By |2018-04-30T11:25:45+00:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

An HR’ first and foremost responsibility is to ensure that they have a firm grasp over how the employees are conducting themselves within the corporate environment. A corporation that cultivates a strong, vibrant and ultimately harmonious workplace atmosphere can hope to transform that tranquility into positive results. There are multiple cases of companies reaching new zeniths of achievement and prosperity by having a professional environment that their competitors yearn for. […]

24 04, 2018

Things Managers Should Do To Improve Gender Equality at Work

By |2018-04-27T08:28:58+00:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Organizations nowadays pride themselves on having the same number of opportunities for both genders, but the situation is different at the ground level. From making impromptu decisions in the hiring process, to sometimes assessing job descriptions, organizations can be sexist at times. Here we take a look at some steps that can be undertaken to ensure that your organization negates the impact of gender discrimination and places both genders on the same pedestal.

Job Requirements for Senior Leadership

A rather frightening […]

23 04, 2018

Signs That Your Workplace is Really Toxic

By |2018-04-27T08:28:44+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

With growing globalization across the world, the workplace has become a diverse platform that should cater to the needs of every individual who steps into the structure. Rejuvenated HR departments from across the globe try their best to create an ideal workplace setting that caters to the needs of each employee and makes them feel comfortable with what they’re doing within the organization.

However, there are times when workers within an organization start taking the stress of work and feel that […]

18 04, 2018

Most Common Forms of Workplace Discrimination

By |2018-04-02T12:50:13+00:00April 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

With the concept of the global workplace starting to spread rapidly, workplace discrimination is at a massive rise. People studying workplace trends have stated that discrimination in the workplace can have a serious impact on employee morale and may even lead to the creation of a toxic workplace. Considering the role of discrimination in altering the perception that most people have towards their workplace, it is imperative that we study and understand what these discriminations are and what the most […]

10 04, 2018

Salaries and motivational levels: are the two really that related?

By |2018-04-02T11:36:43+00:00April 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

A common misconception plaguing most offices is the notion that it’s the salary which serves as the primary motivational factor for employees. While this is true to a certain extent, there is only so much that a salary can get you, before employees begin to demand more from their job. Most people choose to remain in low-paying professions simply because of the reward factor they derive from of them. […]

13 02, 2018

What does the bipartisan MLR bill mean for small businesses?

By |2018-01-17T07:35:13+00:00February 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Medical Loss Ratio or MLR is the minimum percentage of premium dollars insurance companies are allowed to spend on administrative costs such as salaries, marketing and bills. For instance if an insurer uses 70 cents out of each premium dollar to pay their customers’ medical claims to improve their quality of life, the company is said to have a medical loss ratio of 70%. The remaining 30% will then be used to pay for the costs of operation, marketing, profits, […]

9 02, 2018

Overdosing on the job

By |2018-01-17T07:23:32+00:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

According to The Surgeon General’s most recent report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health, over 21 million Americans are addicted to substance abuse. The mental and physical toll this takes on individuals, families and the workplace is too massive to properly assess. The number of deaths at workplaces due to overdose of drugs and alcohol, surged by more than 30% in 2016 alone. […]

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