To bundle healthcare benefits or to unbundle? That was an issue that the city of Fort Collins had not yet grappled with by 2016, though it had the flexibility, with a self-funded program, to go either way. By choosing “unbundled” for its pharmacy benefits, the city saved a bundle—more than $1 million a year in […]
According to a recent study, 27% of U.S. travelers are planning to volunteer on a trip this year. Volunteerism, thankfully, is becoming a stronger trend, and in the case of potential employees in the Millennial generation, who, as a group, highly value volunteerism, it’s important to recognize this need in a benefits program. In fact, companies […]
Human resource professionals need to consider company characteristics when offering benefits consultancy to clients.
Do your employees and bottom line a favor—think before you dole out those trendy benefits.
After the introduction of the Accountable Capitalism Act last year, many organizations are starting to explore different ways to offer their employees a stronger voice, more business equity—essentially, more “skin in the game.” Many start-ups have already been offering their employees shares and stakes in their company for years because they don’t have many other […]
In 2019, HR managers will be utilizing deep data insights into how employees use their existing benefits to create the most robust package in order to attract and retain talent. Technological solutions will also be a major player in 2019.
There may be more jobs available today than there are applicants to fill them. This is a frustrating scenario for employers. Organizations trying to grow, or even simply keep up with current demand, are finding it more and more difficult to keep employees, and they’re finding it’s more and more difficult to find new employees […]
According to Pew Research, 77% of workers report using social media while they’re at work regardless of whether their employers have a social media policy in place.
Open hiring, at its core, is hiring individuals without regard to their background. It’s completely open, as the name implies. Open to individuals from all walks of life. Open to people who may have histories that would have excluded them from a more traditional hiring process—histories that may include things like time spent in jail, […]
With unemployment low and turnover high, employers are looking for ways to improve employee retention. One thing employers can do is to focus on the employee experience. Here are some tips for improving the employee experience: