The pandemic changed the world, including how we travel, interact with friends, shop, and find entertainment. It turned many, if not most, of our work teams into virtual teams, which meant changes in the work environment, communication practices, meetings, technology platforms, and applications, giving more relevance to a digital marketing agency. Throughout 2020, more than one-third of […]
This year, we should expect the HR field to make further use of data to make informed decisions around the growing remote/hybrid workforce. In this dynamic landscape, HR professionals should stay informed on the latest issues and best practices in order to effectively support their organizations and the needs of their employees. If they do […]
Technology continues to transform the HR space, but companies must not lose sight of the human element of hiring and recruiting. Hiring managers must step back to mold processes, tools, and culture around candidate needs. After all, the current number of job openings in the United States exceeds 11 million. And with more open positions […]
The New York City Human Rights Commission (NYCHRC) recently released guidance about the city’s new law requiring “salary transparency” in job advertisements for employees, interns, domestic workers, and some independent contractors. The law takes effect on November 1, 2022. The guidance answered many, but not all, questions raised by the breadth of the legislation. Read […]
Why do half the people who need healthcare opt out, choosing not to utilize their healthcare benefits? It’s the foundational question that, despite recent expansions of employee benefits offerings and the litany of digital health point solutions, continues to frustrate benefits managers and their employers. My career experience with both healthcare provider systems and healthcare […]
New disclosure requirements should bring more transparency to the health plan side of employee benefits and allow plan fiduciaries to know and understand all the ways, direct and indirect, everyone is getting paid. The changes will help the fiduciaries to identify and assess possible conflicts of interest.
If you haven’t heard of asynchronous communication within a workforce, it’s the practice of not bringing everyone together into regular large meetings. It means not requiring an immediate answer when sending an e-mail or another communication. Basically, it means employees have control over when they communicate with their teammates, and it’s perfectly designed for truly […]
For many, January is a time for new beginnings, to create plans for new accomplishments, or to get back on track toward reaching existing goals. And one of the top five New Year’s resolutions—after losing weight, of course—is saving money. January is also the start of a new healthcare plan year for many employees, presenting […]
A new final rule aimed at promoting transparency in health care will impose potentially burdensome new disclosure requirements on many group health plans.
Students, or anyone who has been a student, have a data problem, and it’s one they may not even know exists. The massive data set of student transcript information in the United States is largely inaccessible to the individuals it is designed to benefit.