Tag: Compensation

Why Family-Building Benefits Have Become Essential in Today’s Workforce

More and more, employers are offering family-building benefits as part of their core compensation packages with much more than just parental leave. In fact, these benefits are integral to attracting and retaining diverse talent – including heterosexual and same-sex couples as well as single-intended parents – and in attracting top candidates across all industries.  Increasingly, […]

Pay Equity Is a Basic Right. Here’s What You Need to Do Next

Like many new grads starting out in their career, I was hungry and eager. I wanted to perform well in my new role, with the hope of reward and recognition for my hard work—the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, if you will. But rather than that pot of gold—be it a […]

Faces of HR: Brenda Leadley on Connection, Collaboration, and Changing the Lens of HR

Meet Brenda Leadley, North America Head of HR at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) – a global, leading corporate insurance carrier and key business unit of financial services provider Allianz Group. AGCS is headquartered in Munich, has offices throughout North America – including New York, Chicago, and Toronto – and operates in more than 30 countries employing more […]

The Mirage of ‘Unlimited’ PTO

All employers want to make their compensation and benefits packages sound as attractive as possible to prospective employees. This is why it’s no surprise that “unlimited PTO” has become a common offering – what could be more attractive to candidates than the idea of taking all the paid time off they want? But this “benefit” […]

Faces of HR: How Alex Genetti is Changing the Narrative of HR with the People Team

Meet Alex Genetti, Head of People at Enable – a SaaS platform that drives trusted trading relationships between B2B trading partners. As Head of People, Alex spearheads all things people-related including development, engagement, benefits, and HR administration matters. Prior to Enable, Alex worked in the mental health space as People Operations at Two Chairs. Prior to that, she […]

The New Role of HR in a Remote World

In the past, HR had the role of seeking candidates, being there for employees, developing company culture, and building a comprehensive onboarding program and employee guidelines. But how has that job evolved in the last few years, and what has impacted the changes? From COVID to increasing attention about bias, inequity, lack of diversity, and […]

Leading Organizations Are Designing PFML Programs to Attract and Retain Employees

The workforce continues to face enormous challenges. Despite strong support, the United States does not yet have a federal standard of paid family medical leave (PFML) or paid family leave. Disruptions like the ongoing effects of the pandemic, the Great Resignation, increasing mental health and caregiving needs among workers, and the migration to remote work […]


3 Tips When Hiring at High Volume

There is one thing at the forefront of teams hiring for high-volume, hourly positions: speed.  The top reason candidates turn down a job is because they were offered another, so identifying the most valuable candidates with the best skills before someone else does is a high priority.  Below are three tips to keep in mind […]

With Medical Bills Piling Up, How Can Companies Help Employees?

Healthcare costs for Americans are rising, and along with them is the percentage of medical bills or debt in collections. A common misconception is that health insurance is a panacea for healthcare costs, but that’s simply not true. While health insurance can cover a portion of healthcare costs, many Americans are still in debt from […]

Faces of HR: How One HR Pro’s Passion for Recruitment Helps Uplift Others

Kathleen Duffy has been involved in the field of recruiting for nearly four decades. For our latest Faces of HR profile, we connected with Kathleen to discuss how she got her start in the industry, her biggest influences, best mistake, as well as why HR leaders shouldn’t dismiss the value of a strategic recruiting partner. […]