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best paid time off policies

March 21, 2019

Paid Time Off Policies: 5 Things Small Business Owners Need to Know

As a small business owner, you may wonder about your rights and obligations as well as popular trends when it comes to paid time off policies (or PTO).  Am I required to offer it? And if so, just how much paid time off are my employees entitled to? What are other companies of my size […]

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here's how to improve your employee experience

March 20, 2019

3 Ways To Enhance Your Employee Experience

In today’s job market, there seems to be a shift in trends as to what creates a positive employee experience. In days past, employees searched mainly for stability and longevity. Though those are still important factors, millennial’s long for much more. When attempting to create a positive employee experience, an employer must consider more than ever […]

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how to boost participation in your workplace wellness program

March 20, 2019

How to Boost Participation in Your Workplace Wellness Program

A workplace wellness program is a great benefit to staff members and a powerful recruitment tool for businesses to attract top talent. Making employee wellness a priority not only benefits workers, but it also helps businesses reduce healthcare costs, boost engagement, and reduce and absenteeism. But even the best program is worthless if no one […]

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best resources for onboarding new employees

March 20, 2019

Transform the Employee Experience with These 5 Onboarding Resources

For businesses with limited resources, a good onboarding program is a wise investment to ensure your new recruits are set up for success. Here’s why: ⇾ It boosts productivity. Studies show that a strong onboarding program can boost new hire productivity by 70%. ⇾ It helps you retain more employees. Organizations with a strong onboarding […]

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what is organizational learning?

March 19, 2019

What is Organizational Learning (And Why is it Important?)

Here’s a common situation: your sales have flatlined in the last two years because you’re still doing business the same way you did when you first opened your doors twenty years ago. Sound familiar? There’s something missing. The sophisticated ideas and processes that you need to inject some life into your business can be summed […]

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spring break

March 19, 2019

Surviving Spring Break: Mompreneur’s Guide to Staying Sane When School’s Out

Warming weather, lengthening days. The harbingers of spring– and of spring break! While teachers and kids count down the days until vacation, working moms often scramble to find ways to fill the long hours without school. Here are ten ideas for keeping your kids occupied while hanging on to your sanity. 1. Think Local It’s […]

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how does a 401k benefit the employer?

March 19, 2019

How Does Offering a 401k Benefit an Employer?

Everyone knows that a 401k plan benefits the employee. Company match programs and vesting options make them a no-brainer for staff. But did you know that an employer-sponsored 401k does also benefit the employer? If you’ve been thinking about offering retirement benefits to your staff, here are some benefits to consider. How Does a 401k […]

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professional participating in continuous learning

March 18, 2019

New Emphasis on Continuous Learning Could Increase Engagement

As the modern world of work continues to shift towards an emphasis on employee engagement and collaborative workspaces, there has been an increasing interest in learning and development programs and sharpening skillsets of employees. And for good reason; there are a plethora of benefits that accompany an effective learning and development program. These benefits can include […]

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sunglasses by the pool

March 15, 2019

Unlimited PTO: Pros, Cons, and Considerations

One evergreen HR theme is productivity: how do you get more out of the resources at hand and improve the performance of your employees? Though it may at first seem counterintuitive, increasing productivity in the office could depend on your company’s time off policy. We don’t mean limiting vacation time– we’re talking about offering more! […]

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financial well being

March 14, 2019

Financial Wellness Programs: Why They’re on the Rise

It’s 2019 and benefits are the name of the game. Gone are the days when companies were elevated in the labor market by a simple retirement plan or comprehensive health insurance. Today employees, particularly those of younger generations, are demanding more comprehensive, creative, and unique fringe benefits. This article will focus on one of our favorite […]

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flex benefits

March 13, 2019

Flex Benefits: Letting Your People Choose Their Perks

Employers who are looking for options for employee benefits plans might want to consider flex benefits, also known as “cafeteria plans.” Just like the name suggests, these plans allow employers and employees more flexibility than standard benefits packages– to pick and choose what they want! What’s a “Cafeteria Plan” of Benefits? Flex benefits, or “cafeteria […]

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the employee onboarding process

March 13, 2019

5 Tips to Optimize Your Onboarding Process [+ Our Onboarding Quiz!]

Adding a new employee to your team can be just as stressful as it is exciting. You’re introducing a new factor into a process that is already running smoothly– how can you ensure things will continue as such without hiccups? Here are some tips for setting up new hires for success. What Is the Onboarding […]

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