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.
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: 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
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: 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.
Published By: EdAssist
Published Date: Aug 04, 2016
Is it time for a tune-up to your tuition assistance program?
You have a tuition assistance program. You’ve had it for years and it’s become an important part of your benefits strategy. But do you know exactly what it’s doing for your company? And could it be doing more?
Download this paper and learn five ways to fine-tune your Tuition Assistance Program to keep up with both the talent market and your organization’s employee engagement and development goals.
Fewer than 1 in 3 employees in the workforce today describe themselves as "engaged." And more and more, engagement, or lack thereof, is cited as a reason people leave jobs. How do you foster engagement and when does it start? Ideally, every new employee would be fired up and engaged at the get-go.
By providing your new hire with a strong first impression, you can forge a lasting bond that benefits employee and employer as well as the organization as a whole. Discover how the following 10 new hire best practices can ease new employees' entry into your organization and help turn new hires into passionate, productive team players.
How do you make a struggling employee great, or turn a high-performer into a true corporate superstar?
By offering professional coaching. The new white paper, The Coaching Playbook, provides you with an in-depth breakdown on how coaching improves employee performance at every level of your company, as well as what to look for in a coach, and most importantly, how it benefits your bottom line. In the piece, you’ll discover:
• the six different types of coaches, and how they achieve company and employee goals
• what skills a coach should have, and what traits to avoid
• a five-part strategy that all coaches should possess
To learn more about how coaching can fuel productivity and drive profits, download The Coaching Playbook today!
To get the best performers and strongest leaders, proper performance evaluation processes and training opportunities need to be available. Organizations who utilize performance reviews and eLearning are more likely to experience:
• Higher engagement and productivity
• Increased career mobility
• Increased ability to manage compliance training
• More millennial recruitment
Interested in learning how to attain such benefits? Download How to Maximize Workforce Growth with integrated Performance Management and eLearning.
Download this how-to guide to determining the best workforce management solutions to ease compliance with the Affordable Care Act. Learn how easy it is to track, automate, and analyze data from across your organization and generate:
• Accurate data about average hours worked
• Automated notification to employees of benefit eligibility change
• Real-time analysis of schedules, time records, and benefits
• Generating reports to evidence ACA compliance efforts