Research says employees who take time off work and think better. Yet American workforces refuse to take a break. Get the facts about employee vacation and what role your managers play in ensuring your people avoid employee burnout.
As we finish up the second quarter of 2016, two events – Human Resource Executive’s Health & Benefits Leadership Conference and Solutions at Work LIVE — got HR leaders from across the country talking about these trends in human resources.
At the 6th annual Creating a Culture of Heath & Well Being conference, big-name organizations recognized new ways to meaningfully support their people via employee well-being and have seen substantial success in doing so.
Great employee benefits are only part of an effective talent management strategy. To get the most from these benefits, managers need to effectively communicate when and how these programs can be useful.
Does your company have a future workforce strategy? You need to know what’s affecting your specific employee population, and then create employee benefits strategies that head off future issues.
Work/life balance is more important than ever during the holiday season. Your employees (and you!) are stressing over meeting end-of-year deadlines, arranging holiday plans, finding the time for gift shopping, and so much more. Here are a few helpful tips to help assuage workplace stress this time of year.
Coaching is a recognized hero in management circles. But is management its only use? I’ve begun looking at the value of coaching the workforce in a completely different arena – employee benefits. And it’s not as far-fetched as you might think.
Recently I packed up my two kids and my husband and sent them to visit grandma in Northern California. I’ve had a home office for years, and while that has supported both my professional goals and family flexibility, it has also narrowed my options for time alone.
Last week, the World Forum on Early Care and Education met in Puerto Rico to discuss early education policy, practices and national agendas on the world’s youngest citizens. More than 830 delegates from 81 countries attended. Clearly, the subject of young children is of utmost concern.
If your company has employees living and working outside of the US, do you support their work/life needs? Or is this a “local” decision-making process with little central planning or support? For many successful organizations in the US, providing some form of work/life supports to employees has been the norm. In fact, there are several awards designed to showcase particularly successful efforts. Companies’ global workforce solutions might include support for child care or elder care, flexible work arrangements, or resources to promote health and well-being, and they consider these well-valued programs as strategic investments. Work/Life Programs for Employees Abroad Developing a comprehensive…