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April 10, 2018

How Did We Get Here? Solving the Gender Wage Gap in 2018

According to 2017 legislation, this April marks the deadline for all UK companies with over 250 employees to release their wage data to the public. The #PayMeToo movement is well underway, and while it’s past due, it’s finally making visible progress. Without similar legislation keeping US businesses transparent, we’re here to offer some insights and […]

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Beth Steinberg

April 10, 2018

Three Questions to Ask Your Employer on Equal Pay Day (And Beyond)

Despite strides made in recent decades toward equal opportunity, the wage gap has remained a stubborn and painful reminder of the inequality that we have yet to overcome. Today, on Equal Pay Day, it’s important to reflect on why that is the case. There are a huge number of reasons the gender wage gap persists, […]

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Jay Fulcher on Bravery

April 3, 2018

Effective Leadership: Be Brave but Limit Bravado

If modern business were a book or movie, bravery would be the undeniable hero. Starting a business is hard, but running and growing one is becoming increasingly more Herculean in the face of global, economic, political and environmental changes which are impacting business more than ever. The willingness and fortitude to take risks, face fear, […]

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April 2, 2018

People Analytics in the Recruitment Process

One of the largest growing trends in the HR world today has become known as “people analytics,” or the data analysis techniques applied to understanding and improving processes that affect employees, job-seekers, performance management, and everything human capital. A recent Deloitte report found that high-maturity organizations, or those using people analytics appropriately, report 82% higher […]

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father on parental leave with child

March 28, 2018

Parental Leave as a Benefit: State vs. Federal Law

For new and prospective parents, as well as employers working to retain their workforce, navigating the landscape of parental leave laws can be a challenge. On the federal level, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides eligible employees with 12 weeks of job-protected leave for a variety of reasons, including the birth, placement, or […]

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March 27, 2018

Sabbatical With a Cause: Conditional Sabbaticals Benefit Everyone

Sabbaticals, paid and unpaid, are becoming increasingly popular as companies strive to offer unique and exciting perks to their employees. Although sabbaticals are often associated with academics, a variety of sabbatical-like leave programs have become more common in other fields. Today, more and more companies offer programs such as conditional sabbaticals or paid time off […]

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health insurance benchmark report

March 22, 2018

Health Insurance Trends | HMOs, PPOs, and HSAs

If you’re running a small business, we know you care deeply about your employees. One of the most important roles a company can play in its workers’ lives is providing the appropriate health insurance plans for them and their families. But between ACA regulations, a sea of acronyms, and geographical limitations, it can be extremely […]

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March 21, 2018

Money on their Minds: Financial Wellness as a Benefit

The problem of distracted or anxious employees is not new, but recent surveys suggest that the main source of anxiety in the workforce today may not be what employers have traditionally addressed. Several reports from 2017, including the PwC  Employee Financial Wellness Survey and the Center for Financial Services Innovation, conclude that anxiety about individual financial […]

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Healthcare Colin Rogers

March 16, 2018

How American Healthcare is Affecting Small Business Owners

This week, Cigna flagged its interest ($67B worth of interest) in acquiring Express Scripts — the latest push in the ever-changing landscape of incumbent players and private industry to rewrite rules for American healthcare. If you are an employer, one of your biggest priorities is likely ensuring accessible, affordable healthcare coverage for your staff. And […]

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March 15, 2018

The State of Healthcare | Association Health Plans and What Comes Next

Although healthcare dominated the political conversation in 2017, the year came and went without the sweeping reform so many expected. In the absence of a pending bill or stated agenda for 2018, let’s take a few moments to assess what’s going on in the benefits world. The ACA Still Matters for Employers After last year’s […]

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March 14, 2018

Health Insurance Benchmark Report | Premiums and Contributions

The healthcare landscape is constantly in flux, making it hard for businesses to feel confident managing their insurance plans.  However, political turmoil shouldn’t mean paralysis for your business. In fact, learning about different health insurance packages is one of the best tools to stay competitive in the market for top talent. Our latest Benefits Benchmark […]

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March 13, 2018

Surviving Employee Turnover: Lessons From Sports and Military Leaders

Although your company may be working hard to improve staff retention, sometimes employees leave at inopportune times. So how do you keep your business moving forward when continually faced with employee turnover? Time to ask the experts. Organizations that struggle in the face of constant employee turnover can learn some valuable lessons from the military […]

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