Our November HR news roundup includes information on financial wellness, employee referral programs, the quest for employee engagement, and more.
Snow is a funny thing. Everyone knows it’s coming, and yet it still catches people by surprise. Then you have storm-related losses, followed by Monday morning lists of things business leaders wish they’d done. What are some of the big lessons of winter’s past that you should heed?
Congratulations – you’ve survived another open enrollment! What are you going to do now? We’ve got some suggestions.
Bright Horizons CHRO Maribeth Bearfield talks about employees, clients, and culture and what we at Bright Horizons are thankful for.
It’s still three days until Thanksgiving, and already we’ve got one more thing to be grateful for. For the tenth straight year, the Boston Globe has named Bright Horizons as one of Massachusetts’ 2017 Top Places to Work.
The holidays are generally a joyful time of year, though it may be difficult for employees who will notice elder loved ones’ declining health firsthand. How can companies help ensure employees’ older relatives are safe and cared for year-round?
How exactly will organizations feel today’s college decisions in the future?
One of the first questions a woman at work hears when announcing a baby is, “Are you coming back?” It’s also one of the least helpful. Here’s why.
Two of the most important things we do at Bright Horizons are taking care of the employees in our own company, and caring for the families we serve outside of it. Nowhere, says Bright Horizons COO Mary Lou Burke Afonso, do those two things intersect more profoundly than in our centers.
The real sick-at-work dilemma is not being thoroughly inconsiderate by sharing the germs or being irresponsible for calling out; It’s the fact that the right answer can change depending on who you’re dealing with and the job you’re expected to do.