Stress a Top Factor for Employee Absenteeism

The impact of stressed employees on the organization is a major human capital issue. According to the Towers Watson 2013/2014 Staying@Work™ survey, 78% of employers identify stress as the top risk factor for their workforce, leading to lost productivity due to unplanned absence. “Leading-edge thinking in human resources dictates: Take care of your employees and […]

Infographic: Student Loan Holders Would Greatly Value Employer Assistance

A new survey has found that many student loan borrowers in the U.S. would prefer to work for a company that offers student loan management help as part of their benefits package. The survey was conducted among 1,000 individuals with student loans by Iontuition Inc., a member of the Ceannate companies that helps students and […]

Infographic—How Important Are Perks in the Workplace?

Employee perks are nothing new. They can even be the deciding factor for a lot of candidates when choosing a place to work. Some workplace perks are fairly common, like a casual dress code, but there are other perks that really go above and beyond standard offerings. From complimentary coffee to tuition reimbursement, companies are […]

Infographic: 2015 Employee Leave Policies & Practices Survey

BLR’s 2015 Employee Leave Survey examines employer policies and practices for various types of leave including vacation, sick leave, paid time off (PTO), Family and Medical Act (FMLA) leave, personal leave, bereavement leave, and more. The survey, conducted among 1,431 respondents, representing employers across the nation from various industries, also identifies the top HR-related challenges […]