Why You Should Care About Your Employees' Happiness
Do you care if your employees are happy? Does it matter to you if they like what they’re doing? Are you the least concerned that they would rather be working for someone
Do Disengaged Employees Care? Why Employers Should
There are some articles openly referring to the disengaged employee as a ‘bad employee’. But is this fair to the disengaged employees in your workforce?
Why employers should care about (affordable) housing
Also: The harms and benefits of gentrification Four Reasons Why Employers Should Care about Housing Available, affordable housing is essential to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse, productive workforce. But with 47 percent of renters and 23 percent of homeowners paying 30 percent or more of their income on housing, high housing costs can prevent workers from living near their jobs. Here are four reasons why…
Health Care Repeal: What Should Employers Expect?
Now that efforts to repeal and replace the ACA are advancing on Capitol Hill, it may be time for those HR practitioners to refresh their memories about the law and how it might change.
Why Employers SHOULD Care About Candidate Experience
Let’s take a close look at the recruitment process. As more and more candidates are passively looking for the right opportunities, they are evaluating every move an employer makes. They are evaluating the company, the recruiters, and the leadership within an organization. They are researching the organizations and they are talking to their peers and co-workers. Quite simply, their voice and opinion matters! In the Internet…
Why employers should care about diabetes
The condition is having a big impact in the workplace. But employers can address the growing challenge with these actionable steps.
Retirement Preparation: Why Employers Should Care and What They Should Do
The concept of retirement has dramatically evolved over the past century. While more people used to expect a pension and a reliable retirement date, the shift toward employee responsibility in retirement savings has caused challenges for both employees and employers. Considering the massive changes in the retirement landscape and in the definition of retirement itself, …
Four Reasons Why Employers Should Care about Housing
by Aaron Shroyer and Veronica Gaitán Available, affordable housing that fits a range of household types and lifestyles is essential to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse, productive workforce. But with 47 percent of renters and 23 percent of homeowners paying 30 percent or more of their income on housing, high housing costs can prevent workers …
Why Employers Should Care About Student Debt in a Competitive Job Market
Student debt is issue affecting multiple generations of Americans. Here's how employers can help while differentiating themselves.
What Is CBD Oil and Why Should Employers Care to Know?
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a nonintoxicating compound found in both marijuana and hemp that can be extracted and combined with oil for ingestion or inhalation through the use of a vaporizer. In recent months, retailers in many states have been marketing and selling CBD oil derived from hemp as a natural remedy for pain, anxiety, insomnia, and a multitude of other ailments. And business has been booming—sales…
What is the National Labor Relations Board and why should employers care?
Many employers have not heard of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) or they believe that the Federal agency only concerns itself with union issues. The description of its mission on its website states that it “protects the rights of most private-sector employees to join together, with or without a union, to improve their wages and working conditions.” You may be surprised to learn that the latest decisions of the NLRB seem a bit far afield from that stated purpose. During the first…
Retirement Plans Are Leaking Money. Here’s Why Employers Should Care
When employees withdraw 401(k) funds before retirement, they may not be ready to retire when the time comes. This "leakage" also makes the plan more expensive for plan sponsors to administer, but there are steps employers can take to stem the outflow.
Why Employers Should Care About the Cost of Delayed Retirements
A one-year increase in employees’ average retirement age impacts employers’ ability to manage their workforce resources and costs resulting in incremental annual workforce costs of about 1.0% – 1.5% for an entire workforce.
Why employers should care about future of 'extra' curriculars
At age 14, I spent the summer in a community theater production of “South Pacific.
What Are Employer Adoption Benefits and Why Should I Care?
The strong job market and economy mean that the competition for talent is more fierce than ever. As...
Ten to Twenty Percent of New Moms Experience Postpartum Depression: Why Should Employers Care?
Pregnancy and childbirth are often an exciting, happy time in a family’s life, but it is also an incredibly stressful time to the whole family.
HEAL Advisory: Social Media, the National Labor Relations Board, and Why Health Care Employers...
Social media has revolutionized how we communicate with one another. From Facebook to Twitter, YouTube to blogs, social networking sites have...
What Employers Should be Thinking About Now
Beginning in 2014, the Affordable Care Act will require employers employing 50 or more full-time equivalent employees to offer full-time employees...
5 Trends Shaping Retail and Why All Employers Should Care (Part 1 of 3)
As retailers wrap up Q1 2016, now is a good time to reflect on recent retail trends as we look forward to what the future holds. Understanding the broader environmental shifts can shape our strategie…
Why Managers Should Care about Employee Loyalty
Loyal employees are a major asset for a strong company. Many businesses think that employees are automatically loyal just because they’re getting a