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.
There’s a ghost haunting a lot of workplaces today. It hovers over recruiters, hides in handbooks, and covers progress in dust.
To fully grasp the excitement about education as a powerful strategy, one need only look at some of the facts from this year’s EBN Expo and conference:
As at any good conference, some of the most insightful comments from ASHHRA 2017 were shared at breaks, over meals, and in the exhibit hall. Here’s what stood out.
When employees show promise, you probably label them as high-potential. But there’s a surprising side effect to the label: it can weigh people down or even push them out the door.
No two adult learners are alike. So programs tied exclusively to one school or learning model have a distinct disadvantage.
No matter what the job, there’s a lot to be said for letting the experts do what they do best. In our work at EdAssist, I hear people say often that they thought running an education assistance program would mean a rubber stamp and a checkbook. Then they tried it out.
Financial wellness programs are one of the fastest-growing areas of employer benefits – yet are also one of the broadest categories. What counts as a financial wellness program, and why are employers doubling down on their investments?