Were you one of the many employers that brought workers back in late spring, only to furlough or lay them off in early summer due to rising rates of the coronavirus? If so, you’re not alone, but now that your workers have been furloughed again the next question becomes: when can we really bring them […]
What a difference a few months make! At the beginning of 2020, all we could talk about was the candidate-driven market and how jobseekers held the upper hand in deciding who they worked for. Now, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, it seems employers are back in control, but they aren’t hiring.
A growing number of U.S. employers now view voluntary benefits, once considered perks that were “nice to have,” as integral to their core employee benefits strategy.
Voluntary benefits are a great way to attract and retain talent, but are you offering the right ones? A new survey, released by Willis Towers Watson, highlights the most popular voluntary benefits that are being offered today.
When someone says family or family-friendly benefits, you usually think of health insurance, paid time off, flexible hours, and childcare assistance.
With concerns mounting that employees aren’t saving enough for retirement, U.S. employers are making significant enhancements to their defined contribution (DC) plans, now considered the main retirement savings vehicle for most working Americans, according to a survey by Willis Towers Watson, a global advisory, broking, and solutions company.
A handful of large U.S. corporations announced they are raising the employer match for their 401(k) retirement plans or are making other changes in their benefit plans in the first month after a tax reform law was signed by President Trump. And nearly half of companies surveyed said they are considering taking such an action […]
In part 1 of this article we uncovered the latest pulse of tech-employee engagement—along with a peek into the differences that are fueling its low ratings. Today we continue with three more ways to refocus your workforce strategies on this all-important employee group, as suggested within fresh research by Willis Towers Watson.
Strong market returns and larger-than-expected employer contributions shored up the funded status of the United States’ largest corporate pension plans modestly at the end of 2017, compared with the end of 2016, according to an analysis released January 2 by consulting firm Willis Towers Watson.
Technology workers seem to have it all: They earn more than most workers and they also have better job prospects, with projected employment in tech-related fields growing 22% by 2022, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.