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Employee Benefits and Compensation: Why 401(k) Plans Work

At the top of many employee benefits and compensation plans is usually a retirement plan. The most common retirement plan these days is still the good old 401(k). Why is it so popular and how does it work? 401(k) plans are so common in many organizations’
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The Language of Respect – What Investing in Spanish-Language Videos Tells Spanish-Speaking Employees about Your Commitment to Them

The Spanish you learned in high school might be enough for you to ask where to find the bathroom or a library, but whatever’s left probably isn’t enough for you to delve into the nitty-gritty details of health insurance and employee benefits with a native speaker.
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Adding Health and Financial Wellness to the Employee Experience

Health and financial wellness is a term we sometimes use to describe ‘extra’ employee benefits—that is, beyond the standard health insurance and retirement plans many companies offer as baseline benefits to their employees. But these ‘extra’ benefits are increasingly becoming the standard for many companies. Which
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Employee Benefits and Compensation: What do Employees Need from Decision Support Software?

Decision Support Software simplifies the complicated world of employee benefits so that everyone gets the right benefits for their personal situation. It’s never a bad idea to investigate Decision Support programs as a part of your employee benefits and compensation system, but sometimes the programs designed
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HDHP and Other “Four-Letter Words” – How Employee Benefits Education Can Help Your Bottom Line

High-deductible health plans (HDHPs) can save your company a lot of money… but only if your employees enroll in them over other plans you offer. Educating employees about HDHPs and how they work is the best way to increase enrollment in these cost-saving plans, but what
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The 7 Biggest HR Challenges Companies Will Face in 2018

Businesses of all sizes face a variety of issues in the workplace, such as an evolving workforce, mental health issues, and cybersecurity threats. Learn more about the seven biggest HR challenges companies will face in 2018. 1. Cybersecurity In 2017 there were some major cybersecurity breaches,
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Effective Video Employee Communication Keeps New-Hires in the Building

Video employee communication allows you to intervene at just the right time to prevent a new employee from jumping ship if you have the right message. Even after you’ve hired new employees, you’re still trying to get to ‘yes.’ New-hires are known for being flighty. While
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Handling Employee Termination Respectfully

Instead of thinking of employee termination as an inevitable downside to any business or to your duties as a manager, think of it as another thing you have a plan for to avoid disaster. Employee termination is an inevitable part of any manager’s duties. No matter
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How to Onboard: Take Time to Reflect

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. ~ Henry Ford Most of us begin the new year by reflecting on the old—what we accomplished, where we failed, what we’d do differently. Developing and revising the onboarding process requires us to
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HR’s Changing Role in Recruiting and Onboarding

Traditionally, the Human Resources department was in charge of recruiting and onboarding for most organizations. These days, automation and technology are taking over those tasks. What will HR’s role be in the changing recruiting landscape? Recruiting and onboarding is changing all around us. What was once
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