Millennials aren’t job-hopping free spirits. A recent Bright Horizons survey showed that these talented young employees are not only committed to the workforce — they’re willing to pledge their allegiance to companies that help them pursue career growth and educational goals.
Many employers think improved employee health (and decreased healthcare costs) will come from more comprehensive corporate wellness programs. But these initiatives miss the root cause. To really shore up your people, you need a program that addresses not just physical fitness and diet, but overall well-being.
Are you looking to maximize your benefits offerings and ROI? First, you need to get employees to use them! The secret is to approach your benefits communications like a comprehensive marketing plan that’s designed to get your “customers'” attention. Read our six tips for marketing employee benefits.
Recent stories have shed negative light on for-profit education. But EdAssist’s Mark Ward says these unconventional providers are having a positive impact: they’re making students, educators, and employers alike look at higher education in a new way.
Helping a child with special needs is an all-consuming job. By providing parents with a road map to services, employers help working parents perform better in all areas of their lives.
Corporate social responsibility is not a one-way street. Companies that support employee volunteering give, but also get back: employees are engaged, more invested in their jobs, and more satisfied with their employers.
Organizations understand how severe weather affects business continuity. But employees’ personal challenges can be equally as harmful to productivity. A great business continuity strategy helps employees bounce back from personal challenges, as well as the big events that impact the whole company.
College debt has a profound effect on healthcare. Steep upfront costs steer tomorrow’s workforce away from healthcare careers, while mountainous student debt distracts current healthcare employees. The solution? A strategy that helps people effectively manage the cost of an education.
Most companies would love to offer some sort of child care assistance to their employees. But many struggle to build the business case to pitch a child care benefit to leadership. To help you along (and in the spirit of tax season), here are five reasons why child care is good for your business.
A new study from the Journal of Marriage and Family says quality of mothering time — not quantity — is what matters to children’s development. The stress of trying to balance it all has negative consequences, making yet another case for the importance of providing child care mothers feel good about.