Benefits

News and Articles About Benefits

How HR Can Communicate Important-But-Boring Stuff to New Hires
Human Resources

How HR Can Communicate Important-But-Boring Stuff to New Hires

To get new employees up to speed as fast as possible avoid being deadly dull.
Tobey Fitch
5 Affordable Benefits Employees Appreciate But Few Companies Offer
Benefits

5 Affordable Benefits Employees Appreciate But Few Companies Offer

Companies that help employees with small daily challenges and support their personal development attract better talent and earn staff loyalty.
Matt Straz
5 Inexpensive Benefits Millennials Value More Than Health Insurance
Millennials

5 Inexpensive Benefits Millennials Value More Than Health Insurance

Younger workers, unsurprisingly, are less likely to demand health insurance than older workers but don't overlook their birthdays.
Heather R. Huhman
Preparation and Follow Up Are Key to Reducing Open Enrollment Hassles
Benefits

Preparation and Follow Up Are Key to Reducing Open Enrollment Hassles

A patient communication campaign is required if every member of team is to make well-informed choices about benefits.
Matt Straz
Chipotle Extends Benefits to All Employees
Chipotle

Chipotle Extends Benefits to All Employees

Hourly workers will now receive full tuition reimbursements, sick pay and paid vacations.
Kate Taylor
3 Companies That Do Culture Right and What You Can Learn From Them (Infographic)
Culture

3 Companies That Do Culture Right and What You Can Learn From Them (Infographic)

Looking to improve your company culture? Google, Pixar and Patagonia have found formulas that work.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
2 Big Employers Tell Gay Employees to Marry or Lose Partner Benefits
Employee Benefits

2 Big Employers Tell Gay Employees to Marry or Lose Partner Benefits

With same-sex marriage legal in most states, some employers will no longer recognize domestic partnerships for granting family benefits.
Heather R. Huhman
Chinese Billionaire Treats 6,400 Employees to a Free Vacation in France
Employee Benefits

Chinese Billionaire Treats 6,400 Employees to a Free Vacation in France

Tiens CEO Li Jinyuan just took employee appreciation to a whole new level.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
3 Benefits of the Affordable Care Act Every Business Leader Needs to Know About
Affordable Care Act

3 Benefits of the Affordable Care Act Every Business Leader Needs to Know About

Obamacare is helping smaller businesses to offer competitive benefit packages that were unaffordable previously.
Tor Constantino
What Employers Need to Know About the Hottest Trend In Health Insurance
Health Insurance

What Employers Need to Know About the Hottest Trend In Health Insurance

Consumer-driven health plans require high deductibles but allow tax-exempt health savings plans.
Matt Straz
Tips and Apps to Assure Your Employees' Safety and Health
Workplace Safety

Tips and Apps to Assure Your Employees' Safety and Health

There are a range of resources at your fingertips to help keep your workers safe and healthy.
Susan Solovic
4 Trends in 401(k) Plans Entrepreneurs Need to Know About
401(k)s

4 Trends in 401(k) Plans Entrepreneurs Need to Know About

Retirement benefits only trail salaries in the consideration of employees choosing who they work for.
Matt Straz
Employee Wellness Programs Are Due for an Overhaul
Workplace Wellness

Employee Wellness Programs Are Due for an Overhaul

The secret to increased participation is to move it out of the office.
Lorna Borenstein
Pinterest Made a Deal With Employees That Could Rock the Startup World
Compensation and benefits

Pinterest Made a Deal With Employees That Could Rock the Startup World

The change could be a boon to startup employees if other big private companies follow suit.