Tag: benefits

Faces of HR: How One HR Pro Navigates the Muddy Waters of HR to Create Positive Possibilities

Although Cassandra Margolin has worked in the HR industry for nearly a decade, she didn’t find her true passion for the field until five years ago. At the time, she was working for high growth, quickly scaling, start-up tech companies. According to Margolin, her growth was slow and steady until she segued into the tech […]

5 Benefits to Include in Your Employment Package

It’s no longer news that companies worldwide continue to grapple with unprecedented labor shortages. Under such challenging economic conditions, it might seem wise to reduce or eliminate employee benefits as a cost-saving measure. However, that’s merely a short-term “fix” that will lead to a long-term talent shortage as top candidates seek employment elsewhere. Unfortunately, the […]

5 Total Rewards Predictions for 2023

As the calendar opens to 2023, employees and employers alike have their minds set on budgeting and goals for a new year. The past few years have shown us that recruitment and retention in an increasingly remote world require vastly different strategies than in times past. The state of the economy and new regulations around […]

Compensation Trends to Watch in 2023

It’s a complicated time for HR professionals when it comes to employee compensation and retention strategies. On the one hand, the labor market remains tight, despite some high-profile tech layoffs, and inflation is contributing to expectations for record salary increases heading into 2023. On the other hand, lingering recession fears have caused many employers to […]

Faces of HR: Erin Dertouzos on the Value of Pivoting, Psychological Safety and Probity

Meet Erin Dertouzos, Chief People Officer at strongDM – a people-first access platform that gives technical staff access to the infrastructure they need to be productive. Erin believes that recruitment is about having the right people in the right roles at the right time and leaders are responsible for creating a North Star with clear […]

What Employees Should Know About Their Benefits and Insurance

Benefits and insurance are an important part of your career when it comes to your health, wellness, and finances. As an employee at any workplace, you should always be aware of what you’re covered for. Here is what employees should know about their benefits and insurance. The General Information for the Common Employee No matter […]

Workplace Wellness Trends to Watch in 2023

Employee health and wellness is an increasingly important consideration for employees and employers alike. Physical fitness crazes have had wide appeal in recent decades, reflecting a general increase in health and fitness awareness among the U.S. population. The COVID-19 pandemic also reminded people around the globe of how vulnerable our health can be and served […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Employee Wellness Programs

Wellness. It can be such a convoluted word—one of those business-y buzzwords that means a thousand things to a thousand people. If you want your employees to be as successful as possible, wellness could very well be a part of that equation. As companies continue to take a more person-focused approach to HR in 2023 […]

Why Family Caregiving Is the Next Major Issue for Employers

What if I told you the biggest driver of productivity loss and retention issues is completely hidden and impacts more than 75% of your workforce? Family caregiving is, without a doubt, the most overlooked gap in employee benefits. While family caregiving isn’t new, it was thrust into the spotlight during the pandemic, highlighting the incredible […]

Fight Inflation and Save on Health Care with an HSA

The average paycheck doesn’t stretch as far as it did a year ago. Ongoing inflation, supply chain issues, and other marketplace factors have contributed to American households’ spending $445 more each month to buy the same items they did a year ago. And now that we are just emerging from the holidays, the financial belt […]