More employers are deploying wellness programs but implementation and effectiveness remain elusive.
My company wants to start an employee stock ownership plan, or ESOP, that defines a vesting year as being an actively employed participant on Dec. 31 of that year and you credited with at least 1,000 hours of employment. Should this include regular hours, overtime hours, and PTO hours? What else might we need to consider? — ESOP Fable, financial/insurance/real estate, Des Moines, Iowa employee stock ownership plan
Employers, here’s your homework assignment: create some magic for your employees.
In our recent employee opinion survey, staff in the finance department identified rewards, recognition and career advancement as their top three concerns. Which area should we focus on improving first? — Priority Setter, Utilities, South Carolina
How do we recruit (or groom) “contagious” leaders — people who spread their skills and develop more leaders? I know it won’t be easy, but give me some idea how to go about establishing this type of leadership culture. — Leadership Sickness, Oil and Mining, Alabama
Employers have a legal and moral duty to protect their employees from harm where the harm can be reasonably anticipated.
What is the best strategy for succession planning in an organization that is top-heavy with aging employees? — Looking to the Future, senior corporate D&T adviser, energy, Abu Dhabi
Succession disconnection; the searchers; PTO woes
The prospect of shortening the CEO’s tenure comes at a time when overall CEO tenure is shrinking — a development talent experts say is linked to the pace of change in the economy.
I thought of my father and his friends as a new union movement headed into uncharted waters earlier this year.