Establishing a startup’s business infrastructure early — that is, establishing support in the areas of legal, accounting, tax, insurance, and human resources (HR) — provides a number of critical benefits for any entrepreneur to consider. This paper discusses suggestions for management teams that will facilitate establishment of an appropriate infrastructure.
Benefits, especially insurance benefits, are extremely important to employees and one of the main things they take into consideration when they make employment decisions. Many employers that offer insurance generally offer a combination of health, dental, and vision insurance. Sometimes dental and vision insurance are offered separately from health insurance, or they may all be rolled into one plan.
The direct and indirect costs associated with Employee Health & Happiness have shifted Employee Wellness from voluntary benefit to Strategic Imperative. HR is on the front lines of this fight. Are you ready?
Employer-sponsored health benefits provide coverage for over 60% of the insured persons in the United States. Even with the Affordable Care Act expanding healthcare coverage, reliance on employer based coverage will remain a key component of the market. Employers are challenged with a continuing, rising trend in the cost of healthcare which significantly contributes to the overall cost of business.
It's important to select the right branding approach for your organization's health and wellness investments. Discover the merits and best practices of 3 branding approaches for your health and wellness benefits.
For financial business leaders and other c-level executives, moving away from unclear or ambiguous “improvements” to quantifiable measurements is crucial to the overall organization. Hard, meaningful data substantiates the execution of strategic, long-term business decisions. As technology is rapidly changing, executives can be challenged to find the right systems that drive business performance, provide competitive advantages, and increase the bottom line.
Thanks to the skills shortage and the Boomer exodus, organizations are now in dire competition for the top 10% of skilled employees— who are looking for more than just a job. Expectations include not just benefits and vacation time, but ongoing development, flexible work policies, and a meaningful place to work. Are you keeping up?
Employee engagement is critical to maximizing the value of an employer’s benefits portfolio. Innovative tools and programs can be implemented to achieve employees’ behavior change; however, engagement with such tools can be often difficult to predict and influence.
Scott Matthews of Castlight Health has managed communications for some of the most prominent employers in the U.S. His work has helped employers achieve engagement rates of up to 80%.
In this white paper, he discusses:
•Six drivers of employee engagement
•Why each factor affects engagement
•Three employer case studies
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Sep 25, 2013
The face of corporate learning has changed. It is no longer possible to develop your human capital with a single approach. Today’s corporate environment calls for out-of-the-box thinking, incorporating the advantages of many types of learning to benefit your company’s single biggest investment — your people. Evaluating the ever-growing corporate learning solutions that are available enables you to obtain full benefit from your learning programs by selecting the range of learning resources that best match your strategic corporate goals. This handy guide will help you navigate the growing number of learning solutions and equip you with 8 must-ask questions as you develop a learning program.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Oct 15, 2013
Cloud solutions are the new normal as organizations opt to deploy more business systems “in the cloud.” For learning professionals, cloud-based solutions provide a wide range of benefits from cost savings to decreased delivery time, to global reach.
Before selecting a cloud-based learning provider, you should understand all the benefits and be prepared to ask potential providers critical questions regarding the architecture and management of the service you are considering. This white paper explores 10 factors you should review in this process.
Published By: Asure HR
Published Date: Nov 18, 2013
In the past decade, time and attendance technology has advanced rapidly, making it difficult for organizations to maximize
the benefits that time and attendance solutions now provide.
The following ten signs will help you spot areas where your time and attendance system may be failing you and your
Published By: PayScale
Published Date: Sep 12, 2012
Most HR professionals know that getting a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification is worth the time and effort. But, do you realize just how much it can benefit a Human Resources career?
See the following information from PayScale about quicker promotions, higher pay, greater job availability and more for those who have a PHR or SPHR versus those who do not.
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Feb 14, 2018
Attracting & retaining talent are two of the most important functions of an HR organization, but paper has a nasty habit of tying up HR resources and keeping HR professionals from getting the job done.
Now imagine a paper-free workplace. It can happen with eSignature solutions. With eSignatures, organizations can sign, send, and approve documents anywhere, at any time and keep business moving forward.
Download this brief to learn how you can transform key, paper-heavy functions like hiring, onboarding, and benefits enrollment to fast and secure digital experiences.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Mar 26, 2018
While many businesses see a need for radical change in performance reviews, recent research shows most organizations have continued to use antiquated processes.
Industry leaders are moving to a people-centric approach that values in-the-moment feedback and coaching in place of high-stakes annual performance appraisals. What are the benefits of this approach to performance reviews and what is the best way to engage, grow and retain your best talent?
Learn about changes to annual performance reviews and the far-reaching benefits that come from focusing on people in place
Whiz-bang tips on engaging your Millennials about benefits
Your employees in their twenties and early thirties are the new workforce majority (!)—and if you want them to give a hoot about your benefits messaging, now’s the time to add to your bag of tricks. Curious where to start? Worried you don’t have the time, innate creativity, or budget to make changes in 2016?
If you answered either yes or no to these questions, you should download our free new eBook, 6 Tips for Communicating Benefits to Millennials!
Published By: Empyrean
Published Date: Jan 29, 2018
HR executives face a never-ending variety of evolving and often overwhelming challenges when it comes to their health and welfare benefits administration. As employee benefits become more complex, critical, and increasingly subject to regulatory compliance requirements, employers must accurately assess their team’s capacity when it comes to managing this important aspect of their business.
Published By: Equifax
Published Date: Mar 07, 2018
HR departments can expect to see the number of worksite enforcement investigations skyrocket in 2018 given the U.S. government’s renewed focus on immigration. This makes Forms I-9 compliance essential for companies looking to avoid the headaches and fines that can accompany an I-9 inspection.
While most HR professionals understand the importance of I-9 compliance, many are unfamiliar with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement inspection process or how best to prepare for a worksite enforcement investigation.
This white paper provides these fundamental details as well as guidance for how to build confidence in your I-9 compliance processes and archives. Learn the following:
• Why worksite enforcement matters
• What occurs during a Forms I-9 inspection
• The challenges and risks posed by paper Forms I-9
• How to perform a self-audit to confirm I-9 compliance
• The benefits of an electronic I-9 management system
Download this free white paper today!
Published By: Interact
Published Date: Mar 14, 2018
A well-planned and executed intranet can be integral to achieving HR success; whether that’s by onboarding new employees, attracting and retaining talent, reducing administration, or engaging remote and mobile workers.
Creating an intranet that will meet HR objectives, as well as those of the entire organization, can be a challenge.
Thankfully help is at hand from the intranet experts. Download this comprehensive guide and get advice on how to:
• Build a business case, outlining business-wide benefits
• Gain buy-in from senior management and across multiple departments
• Plan, structure and manage your intranet
• Measure and present intranet ROI
• Get users onboard and engaged with your intranet, with real-life examples of launch and internal campaigns
Whether you’re starting out on an intranet project or looking to get more out of your current solution, get started by downloading our free guide today.
Virtual learning solutions ensure that your employees, customers, and partners have instant access to the training and resources they need to be successful. Now you can deliver highly interactive learning environments that can be accessed anywhere, anytime, from any device. Explore the benefits of implementing a virtual learning solution with the Virtual Learning for Dummies eBook.
With the cost of benefits rising each year, providing a benefits package that helps you attract, retain and motivate talented people gets harder all the time. But with knowledge and planning, you can create a win-win situation for yourself and your employees.
Picking through the white noise about outsourcing can be time consuming and tedious. And while you're busy doing all that research, your company's payroll and benefits problems aren't going anywhere. You need to outsource-but you're not clear on your options. In this paper you'll read about three companies and their challenges that drove them to outsource.
The use of social media has exploded in the last several years. Download this white paper for insights on specific techniques startups and growing businesses can use to leverage the benefits and avoid the pitfalls of social media.
Today, the most important asset for employers is their people. With recent advances in workforce analytics, cloud technology, social media and mobile communications, and talent management applications, HR staff can provide greater long-term value to their organization.
This paper outlines how HR can make use of these technology opportunities to benefit the entire organization.