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Tweeting inappropriate memes. Instagramming lunches. Facebooking a few office selfies. These are the events companies fear will flood their workplaces if they let employees use social media on the job. Unfortunately, for businesses that ban the use of social media in the workplace, it is likely your employees are using it regardless of your policy. […]
That’s it. You’ve read part one of this story, and are convinced the advantages of unlimited vacation outweigh the disadvantages. So, what happens now? How do you make an unlimited PTO plan, a reality for your business? This post is the second part of our two-week coverage about all things unlimited vacation. In week one we […]
What do breadsticks, cell phone data, and vacation have in common? They all sound better with unlimited in front of them. Unlimited is a captivating word that unlocks our inner imagination. When people picture unlimited…anything, they fall into a deep spell of fancy. Minds swell with thoughts of the utopic life they will live, never […]
“Never work just for money or for power. They won’t save your soul or help you sleep at night.” – Marian Wright Edelman Money isn’t the reason women (or men) stay at a job long-term, but it is the reason to have a job in the first place. And for women in the U.S., the […]
*This is an updated version of an earlier post. The Department of Labor (DOL) has acted yet again. Here is the latest update of their long-gestating fiduciary rule. The Office of Management and Budget has reviewed and passed the Labor Department’s final proposal which delays the implementation of their fiduciary rule by 60 days. Now, the rule’s […]
Addiction costs the U.S. more than $700 billion annually in costs related to crime, lost work productivity, and health care expenses, according to a study by Cigna and the American Society of Addiction Medication. Similar to any other physical or mental health illness, addiction comes with a price. And for addicts who are active in […]
Photo courtesy: http://401kcalculator.org Health savings accounts (HSAs) find themselves at the forefront of political upheaval. Republicans are attempting to repeal and replace the ACA within the next few years. And HSAs will likely play a pivotal role in any future policy decisions. These accounts are the rare thing that both political parties have mentioned in […]
Performance reviews are like Voldemort. They are so universally despised that most people avoid them at all costs; they won’t even say their name. A recent survey from Adobe found that 22 percent of respondents admitted to crying after a review, and almost as many said they had quit. It’s worth noting that more men […]
The almighty dollar. Money makes the world go ‘round, but it can also make your head spin ‘round. For a vast majority of us, a primary cause of stress is our finances. According to PwC’s 2016 Employee Financial Wellness Survey, employees are at the highest level of stress, due to finances, in five years. A […]
Employers Must Use New Form I-9 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a new version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. As of January 22, 2017, employers must use the updated form. Background Federal law requires employers to hire only individuals who may legally work in the United States–either U.S. citizens or foreign citizens who have […]
Frozen. Much like Olaf the snowman, the Department of Labor’s (DOL) overtime rule, which would provide salary relief to an estimated 4.2 million American workers, is frozen. On November 22, a Texas district judge suspended the implementation of the regulations. Judge Amos L. Mazzant argued that the DOL could not decide which employees were eligible […]
The bad news, your wellness plan is broken.The good news, you can fix it. Wellness programs have been growing in popularity, and are now a staple for most workplaces. Businesses have increasingly looked to a wellness plan to slow the steady rise of healthcare costs. In a survey by the Society for Human Resource Management, […]
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