When you’re a top hospital caring for more than a half-million patients 24-7, you need to count on employees. The challenge is making sure they get to work even when care for children and parents breaks down.
Dear Santa…if we can’t have a puppy, can we at least get an empty inbox or a week without meetings? What employees really want this Christmas.
Why on-site child care? Let Working Mother tell you. “One way great companies have found to make going to work easier on parents and their kids is by providing some sort of onsite daycare or childcare.”
‘Tis the season of distracted employees. Have you thought about cutting some holiday slack? Read how to turn holiday distractions into an office atmosphere that makes employees feel good about their place of employment and leverages that good will for year-round productivity.
It’s not just about the money. That’s one of the takeaways of a recent webinar discussion with EdAssist’s Mark Ward and Tracy Beard about maximizing the efficacy of today’s tuition programs. How much you cap your programs is one aspect: how you design them is another.
“Bright Horizons was founded thirty years ago with a clear mission of making a difference in the lives of all clients and families that we have a privilege to serve,” said Bright Horizons CEO Dave Lissy. “In order to do that, being an inclusive and tolerant organization for our own employees is central to that mission.”
If your organization is looking for loyal long-term employees, it’s important to have a set of benefits that accommodate their changing needs.
Data shows how big a role college plays in financial wellness, both for today’s parents trying to survive without resorting to a diet of macaroni and cheese, and tomorrow’s graduates doing the same while saddled with large amounts of debt. And that compromised financial wellness has known costs for employers.
When employees use their own resources to try and maintain work/life balance, they often become unable to focus and do their jobs well. Read and learn one employer’s story.
Education assistance is by no means the only important factor when it comes to improving quality of hire; but it is indicative of an organization that is focused on development as a key part of its organizational culture. Organizations that maintain this kind of focus do achieve differentiated business results.