The plans include a variety of models designed to compel employees to take a more aggressive role in their health-care purchasing decisions. The idea is to make buying health care more like buying a car.Read More
What executive compensation options seem to be the most successful in driving productivity balanced with the company’s best long-term interests?
My company needs to cut costs immediately, but would rather not fire any employees. Cutting salaries is an option and so is furloughing. How far can I really cut salaries and how does furloughing affect employee benefits?
Prescription drugs account for 15 percent of an employer's health-care expenditures and are growing faster than any other area. Plan design, pharmacy-benefit managers and tiered plans all play a role in cost control.Read More
HR professionals face major challenges with this once-attractive recruiting and compensation tool. But there are remedies.Read More
Ideally, work/life balance programs support diversity and are effective recruitment and retention tools. Trouble is, many companies don't deliver.Read More
Traditional “return to work” programs provide a good foundation, but HR should be more forward-thinking in designing policies aimed at training and retaining seniors.Read More
Ten percent of employers consume the vast amount of health-care costs. But there are effective ways to get employees to improve their own health.Read More
By streamlining any combination of benefits such as health, disability, time-off, and workers' comp, unscheduled absences can be better managed. That saves time and money.Read More
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