Category: Leadership

For the HR executive.

The Health Plan Audit: Why It’s More Critical Today

Even after the first attempt at a proposed rewrite of the nation’s healthcare law was pulled from a congressional vote back in March, the potential of the president’s American Health Care Act, aka “Trumpcare,” still weighs on the minds of employers and employees alike.

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With Age Comes Expertise: How to Keep Older Employees on the Job

In the 2015 film, The Intern, Robert De Niro plays an 80-year-old widower who discovers that he’s bored with retirement and becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site. In true Hollywood fashion, he becomes the hero of the day and rescues the company’s thirtysomething founder, both in terms of her professional and personal […]

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America’s Workforce is Aging, and That Could Be Good News

It’s true, none of us is getting any younger. But what’s especially interesting is that our workforce is becoming significantly older. In fact, it’s projected that by the year 2030, the number of people 65 years or older in the U.S. will represent 20% of the U.S. population, and many of them will still be […]

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Financial wellness: 4 Steps toward confidence—and ROI

Yesterday’s Leadership Daily Advisor discussed a new view on making employer-sponsored financial wellness initiatives more impactful—the idea that financial courage may have a lot more to do with employees’ motivation than financial literacy. Today we offer four points to consider to help incorporate some courage-building and meaningful return-on-investment metrics within your financial wellbeing programs.

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Are Your Employees ‘Financially Courageous?’

In the 1939 movie, “The Wizard of Oz,” the Cowardly Lion is known for his lack of courage. Oddly enough, when it comes to making the best use of employer-sponsored financial wellness initiatives, today’s workforce may have something in common with the classically fearful character.

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The Checks and Balances of Legal Audits

Yesterday’s Leadership Daily Advisor introduced the value of the legal audit. Today, we continue with a deeper look into evaluating and improving your organization’s legal process, outcomes, and cost effectiveness.

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How Would You Rate Your Legal Eagle?

Within today’s headlines, it doesn’t take long to see just how quickly a thorny legal issue can spell corporate catastrophe. That’s one reason companies conduct regular legal counsel audits—to ensure ongoing compliance and to minimize the chances that preventable risks disrupt growth and success.

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How to Handle Work Spouses

Liz Lemon and Jack Donaghy were fictional characters on 30 Rock, but their type of “work spouse” relationship is fairly common in today’s business world. Yesterday, we provided a supervisor’s guide to managing workplace best friends (or besties). Today let’s look at the often thornier issue of managing work spouses.

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Bestie or Beastly Situation? Managing the Workplace BFF

Have you noticed? Some of your employees are pairing off, not necessarily in a romantic way, but as workplace besties. With work taking a huge chunk of peoples’ lives, many employees—especially Millennials—are making colleagues their office BFFs.

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Before Jumping into Wellness Programs, Consider the Pitfalls

Wellness programs sound like a great idea to improve employees’ health status, minimize absenteeism, and generally improve your workplace. Yesterday we looked at some simple ways to introduce wellness programs at your office. However, it’s not all sun salutations and stress breaks. Here are some basic pitfalls that sometimes make a wellness program a little […]

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