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The Cynic’s Guide to Creating a Great Place to Work in Five Easy Steps

January 17, 2014
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My rationalization for feeling jaded and cynical every time I see a list like this is simple: I know how hard business is today.
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Finding Ways to Avoid Year-End Payroll Pain Points

December 20, 2013
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Making adjustments to payroll can also come with additional fees and penalties, which can be avoided with a little planning.


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It’s a Benefits Bonanza at Principal Financial’s 10 Best List

December 19, 2013
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Competitive salaries with specialty perks translate into low turnover rates, according to Principal Financial Group’s 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security.
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How Do You Stress Accountability Among Employees Without Sounding Threatening?

December 17, 2013
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Q: We have been stressing accountability as a cultural value. What is a good way for us to take the concept of accountability beyond the performance appraisal? We want employees to embrace accountability but not feel threatened by it (i.e., no raises, discipline etc).

—Performance Is the Thing, education, Pune, India


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Dorrean: Optimas Silver Winner for Benefits

December 9, 2013
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For improving customer service with its work-life balance program, Dorrean is the winner of the silver Optimas Award for Benefits.
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TharpeRobbins: Optimas Gold Winner for Benefits

December 9, 2013
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For transforming the way employees are rewarded and recognized, TharpeRobbins is the 2013 Optimas Award winner for Benefits.
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The ‘Sight Words’ of Health Benefits

November 8, 2013
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I read survey results from the American Institute of CPAs that shows a majority of U.S. adults cannot accurately identify basic health insurance terms — benefits 'sight words,' so to speak.


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Transportation Benefits: The Road Still Less Traveled by Employers

October 7, 2013
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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ National Compensation Survey from March 2012, just 6 percent of civilian employees have access to subsidized commuting.


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Female Retirement Funds Floundering: Women Not Saving as Much as Men

September 27, 2013
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While the same percentage of men and women participate in company 401(k) plans, men saved an average of $100,000 compared with $59,300 for women.
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As Companies Get Wiser on Wellness Programs, Workers Get Healthier and Wealthier

September 18, 2013
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Says one expert: ‘It’s not just having a wellness program but rather saying that, “We are wellness.” ’
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