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Benefits Workers Want Most

As an HR professional, it’s your job to make sure the benefits your company offers are competitive and desirable. It’s not just about hiring the best and brightest—it’s about retaining the great people you already have! Knowing what sorts of benefits are most valued by employees today can help you make confident plans for the […]

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retirement

Retirement Savings Plague Workers Who Are Fearful They’ll be Working Past 70

One of the most talked about HR trends of 2018 is financial wellness. More and more employers are stepping up to help their employees get on the right track to becoming more financially stable. However, a new CareerBuilder survey highlights employees’ concerns over whether or not they have enough saved for retirement, hindering plans to […]

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productivity

Your Busy Workers are Missing Deadlines, and They Don’t Feel Bad About It!

When your employees start to get overwhelmed and super busy, they start missing deadlines, and a new report shows: they aren’t concerned in the slightest. It may seem counterintuitive, but a study lead by Professor Keith Wilcox at Columbia Business School suggests that, up to a point, being made extra busy can in fact increase your workers motivation and […]

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What if you Paid Your Employees to Be Financially Savvy?

“According to a recent study, 78 percent of full-time U.S. workers are living paycheck to paycheck and 71 percent said they are now in debt. Leading HR software provider BambooHR strongly believes that having good financial health is critical for its employees to not only live a less stressful life, but to help them do great work while […]

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telecommuting

What HR Needs to Know About Tax Reform’s Impact on Engaging Independent Contractors

In 2017, 40.9 million Americans chose to work as independent contractors – about one third of the total U.S. workforce. By and large, these independent professionals work this way because they choose to do so. Their contributions – both to the workforce at large and to the American economy – are significant, about $1.2 trillion […]

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Why Having No Remote Work Policy Isn’t a Great Idea

In yesterday’s Advisor we spoke with Upwork’s Zoe Harte, Senior Vice President of HR and Talent Innovation about the increasing trend towards remote workers. Today we’ll look at the rest of that interview, as well as an infographic of their survey results.

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New Study Shows Remote Worker Trend on the Rise

Trends towards remote work are rising, with no end in sight. That’s according to a recent survey by Upwork. Today we will look at highlights of the survey, as well as get some answers about the topic from Upwork’s Zoe Harte, Senior Vice President of HR and Talent Innovation.

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