Warning: The post below includes spoilers for HBO’s Lovecraft Country.
Why is it that some companies thrive when faced with change while others falter? How is it that companies that have been around for decades can suddenly lose market share to new ventures seemingly overnight? The answer often boils down to two key factors: vision and execution.
Large employers plan to expand virtual care offered to employees next year as well as double down on mental health and emotional well-being as they continue to address the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an annual survey by Business Group on Health (BGH).
The current period in our collective economic development is often called the “Information Age” or referred to as an “information economy.” The Cambridge Dictionary defines this concept as “an economy in which knowledge, information and services are more valuable than manufacturing.” Companies in this economy treat information as both an input and an output of their business processes.
Hiring diverse talent requires more than just checking a box, it requires a deep understanding of the diverse talent you’re trying to attract and retain.
Artificial intelligence (AI) and the ability to predict outcomes based on analysis of patterns are helping advance almost every area of human society, ranging from autonomous vehicles to predictive medicine. The business world derives great value from AI-driven tools and leverages data in almost every function.
Employers know that workplace stress can lead to burnout, a situation best avoided! But stressors outside of the workplace can also cause problems within the workplace. Employers should be aware of the common life stressors that could significantly impact employee productivity and have ways to reduce these impacts.
Whether you are a recruiter guiding clients on doing business in our new normal or an HR leader driving a cultural change based on the effects of the global pandemic, there are some simple things you can do to maintain a high-performing culture, whether your employees are in the office or working from home.
Many employers searching for cost savings in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic naturally have begun scrutinizing their contributions to benefits, such as retirement plans. The rules for making changes to retirement plan terms—and permit reductions in employer contributions—are complex, but new guidance temporarily permits you to reduce or suspend safe harbor contributions midyear.
In a previous post, we discussed the use of color coding in reports as a means of drawing attention to key pieces of information and illustrating trends in data at a high level.