Smaller businesses and entrepreneurs with budding startups usually struggle with day to day operations of running their company. The idea of offering an excellent benefits package and voluntary benefits isn’t a priority since their goal is to hit growth milestones instead. Running a small business usually involves cutting costs here and there to make do with limited capital – additional incentives such as voluntary benefits sound too expensive on paper… until you sit down with a benefits consultant to learn […]
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. […]
Voluntary benefits are great because they’re not just advantageous to employees, but also to employers. But if you’re planning to introduce voluntary benefits to your organization, here are a few things you should consider. […]
Voluntary benefits are great because they’re not just advantageous to employees, but also to employers. They’re flexible, easily customizable, and cost-effective for businesses.
The wide range of options available makes them popular amongst employees.
But if you’re planning to introduce voluntary benefits to your organization, here are a few things you should consider: […]
There was a recent study which revealed that since the number of students that engage in playing video games has exponentially increased, teachers are more likely to engage students when using educational video games. An elaborate example was the Assassins’ Creed videogames which proved more than a bankable tool in aiding history teachers in getting students to remember and understand several key historical events. […]
With the idea of the workplace changing and managers looking for a more diverse workforce, the phenomenon of workplace politics is at an increase. Since people from different backgrounds now work under one roof, there is the odd chance of office politics becoming a routine thing inside the workplace. […]
The normal work environment, characterized by manic and restless hours, can easily result in very high stress levels that can quite easily suppress the inspiration and focus of even the most workaholic of people, taking a toll on their knack for creative ideas. It is a well known fact that creativity is extremely important to businesses, especially now, more so than ever before, given how competitive businesses have become. It is important for HR staff to get their workers into […]
Companies all over the world have a huge bulls eye painted behind their backs, serving as honeypots for hackers and other cyber criminals. While internet security has somehow managed to keep up with brute force attacks because of their solid defense mechanisms, the general lack of knowledge displayed by employees opens numerous loopholes through which a company becomes open to successful data breach attacks. […]
Employees value their benefits almost as much as their salaries. There are a host of employee benefits offered by businesses and they’re not all equally valued. Once businesses are able to gauge the kinds of benefits most valued by their employees, it would definitely help with them with designing a suitable benefits package.
The most important dilemma concerning many businesses is how to recruit and retain their workforce, since employee turnover is a real plague which has affected many businesses and […]
Who says that everyone has to get along at the office? You don’t. But not getting along should not necessarily transcend into workplace chaos, the likes of which can result in widespread conflict and office disagreements resonating throughout all levels of the organization.
Small disputes, (and sometimes even full scale brawls) can lead to a toxic environment which end up in decreased productivity, inefficient allocation of time, reduction in employee motivation and eventually may serve to increase employee turnover. All of […]