Most early-adapting companies are in the first of three phases to a value-based approach to health care, which involves reducing or eliminating costs around specific medical conditions that have, or may in the future have a negative effect on an employer's health insurance costs.Read More
A bad hiring decision can cost a company more than 1.5 times the mis-hire's salary, depending on the level of the role. With the right assessment, businesses can avoid this cost. Read More
In March 2010, the Highlandtown Healthy Living Center moved from an old building with mold issues and poor indoor air quality to one receiving the U.S. Green Building Council's top rating. Since then, worker health and productivity have climbed.Read More
How do we analyze the effect that our work/life benefits have on employees' productivity?
Employees from acquired companies find ways to unite with one another through their affiliation with the English soccer club. The partnership added a new dimension in October with ‘Pass It On,' an employment and client engagement initiative.Read More
Human resources executives are by far the most optimistic group of professionals regarding extra pay surveyed by Robert Half, which polled the bonus expectations of people in such occupations as accounting, technology, law and advertising. Read More
How do we cope with what seems to be a reprise of the 'war for talent'? Retaining top talent is becoming a big issue in our organization, especially since we don't have a lot of flexibility on bonuses and raises. Is there anything new we can learn about ways to retain our best and brightest?
—The Best Are Leaving, talent coordinator, not-for-profit, Karachi, Pakistan
Employers spend a great deal of time and money trying to educate employees about their benefit options, but do employees most understand and use them effectively? Here are some of the do's and don'ts of benefits communications.Read More
In 2010, Hewlett-Packard Co. launched HP Sales University on its campus in Plano, Texas, far from its Silicon Valley headquarters. The purpose: develop core business skills and collaboration among its top salespeople.Read More