Tag: benefits

Benefits to Hiring Ex-Convicts

In yesterday’s Advisor, we outlined some of the perceived risks involved for employers who opt to hire ex-convicts. Today, we’re going to be taking a look at some of the potential benefits.


Why You Should Consider Hiring Teams

The hiring process is time-consuming and expensive. It can take weeks, if not months, just to bring on one new hire—and there’s always the risk that person will not work out, and you’ll have to start all over again. Any time you’re bringing on someone new, it’s a difficult task to assess whether he or […]


Is There a Conflict of Interest in HR Roles?

HR professionals have to wear many hats. They have to be a confidant for employees to turn to with concerns. They have to be up to date on legal issues to protect the organization. They have to act as a professional recruiter to bring in top talent (or coordinate such activities). They have to understand […]


A New Management Mindset: 6 Keys for Greater Staffing Stability

Let’s survey your current staff! How many people in your organization have been there 10+ years, are deep-rooted and likely aren’t going anywhere until retirement? We’ll call these staff “trees.”  And how many people haven’t been there long, and their position will likely turn over multiple times in the next few years? We’ll call these […]


PBGC to Pay Pension Benefits for Avaya Retirees

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) will pay retirement benefits for nearly 8,000 current and future retirees who participated in the Avaya, Inc. Pension Plan for Salaried Employees, according to a PBGC press release.


Manager’s Guide: Coach Your Team with a Growth Mind-Set

We all know about the benefits of continuous feedback in creating high performing learning organizations. But do you feel you’ve started encouraging managers, employees, and teams to start sharing feedback but aren’t seeing the benefits?


Employer Options for Assisting Employees After Major Disasters

From the record number of hurricanes in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico, to significant wildfires across the western United States, and more recent flooding in the Northeast, an unprecedented number of disasters have affected individuals throughout the country over the past year.


Employer Wellness Program Goals, Communications May Be Missing the Mark

A new survey has found that when it comes to wellness programs and initiatives, many employers are not effectively getting the word out to their employees.  Meanwhile, it reveals that many employers may have objectives for their wellness programs that may be misaligned with their original purpose.


PBGC Annual Report Shows Rising Deficit for Multiemployer Plans

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report, released on November 16, shows that the deficit in its insurance program for multiemployer plans rose to $65.1 billion at the end of FY 2017, up from $58.8 billion a year earlier.