Benefits http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/benefits The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Benefits en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT Should You Offer Time Off to Fathers of Newborns? Here are four questions to consider as you debate instituting a paternity leave policy. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235087 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235087 Doug and Polly White Here are four questions to consider as you debate instituting a paternity leave policy. Employee or Contractor? Here’s a Cheat Sheet on Classification. (Infographic) If you inadvertently classify an employee as a contractor in the hopes of saving money, you may be putting your business in serious danger. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 17:35:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234957 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234957 Catherine Clifford If you inadvertently classify an employee as a contractor in the hopes of saving money, you may be putting your business in serious danger. Startup Founders, Treat Yourselves Right From the Get-Go New companies should provide an environment that the owners themselves would want to work at. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234717 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234717 Craig Bryant New companies should provide an environment that the owners themselves would want to work at. When Does Switching to a Remote Workplace Make Sense? Having your employees telecommute can bring many benefits to your company, but the risks must also be weighed. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234810 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234810 Chris Byers Having your employees telecommute can bring many benefits to your company, but the risks must also be weighed. 4 Smart Ways to Increase Employee Retention When you've got good workers, you want them to stick around. Here are four ways to make working for your business something employees enjoy. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234663 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234663 Entrepreneur Bookstore When you've got good workers, you want them to stick around. Here are four ways to make working for your business something employees enjoy. The Quiet Obamacare Change That Could Save Businesses Thousands Because of a shift in how Obamacare affects laid-off employees, businesses might see some COBRA-related savings. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234432 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234432 Trent Bryson Because of a shift in how Obamacare affects laid-off employees, businesses might see some COBRA-related savings. How to Manage Your Business and Care For an Aging Relative at the Same Time It is a delicate balance to keep your business on track while juggling the responsibility of caring for an aging relative. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233097 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233097 Lisa Evans It is a delicate balance to keep your business on track while juggling the responsibility of caring for an aging relative. No Cash on Hand? 3 Tips on Attracting Top Talent With Stock Options. Entrepreneurs are frequently faced with the conundrum of how to recruit top-tier talent with little cash. To overcome this challenge, many offer stock-based compensation. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232376 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232376 Lynda Galligan Entrepreneurs are frequently faced with the conundrum of how to recruit top-tier talent with little cash. To overcome this challenge, many offer stock-based compensation. Sick at Work? You're Not the Only One. In a survey from NSF International, a quarter of Americans reported going to work sick no matter what. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231753 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231753 Nina Zipkin In a survey from NSF International, a quarter of Americans reported going to work sick no matter what. How to Get Paid More Today With all the talk about how companies should pay more, few leaders realize that the path to higher compensation rests with them, not the government. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231244 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231244 Lindsay Broder With all the talk about how companies should pay more, few leaders realize that the path to higher compensation rests with them, not the government. 3 Easy Tricks For Getting Fit at the Office Often entrepreneurs become so entrenched in the day-to-day tasks of running a business that they put their health on the back burner. But it doesn't have to be that way. Here are a few tips on how to balance work and health as a hectic small-business owner. Mon, 03 Feb 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231208 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231208 Kristy Campbell Often entrepreneurs become so entrenched in the day-to-day tasks of running a business that they put their health on the back burner. But it doesn't have to be that way. Here are a few tips on how to balance work and health as a hectic small-business owner. Stop Pressuring Companies to Raise Wages Despite the rhetoric, companies are making workers' lives better and continue to help our economic growth. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:39:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231119 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231119 Ray Hennessey Despite the rhetoric, companies are making workers' lives better and continue to help our economic growth. Obama Proposes Retirement Account Program That May Require Employer Action In his latest State of the Union address, President Obama mentioned a new savings account for employees called 'myRA.' Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231122 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231122 Catherine Clifford In his latest State of the Union address, President Obama mentioned a new savings account for employees called 'myRA.' The Obamacare Advantage No One Is Talking About Small business owners who don't offer health insurance to employees can use the new law to their benefit, even if they are exempt from the Affordable Care Act. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230964 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230964 Trent Bryson Small business owners who don't offer health insurance to employees can use the new law to their benefit, even if they are exempt from the Affordable Care Act. The 10 Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work for in 2014 A positive work environment, intelligent co-workers and great benefits (free yoga!) make these 10 companies the most exciting places to work for in 2014, as rated by the employees themselves. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 05:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/230315 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/230315 Laura Entis A positive work environment, intelligent co-workers and great benefits (free yoga!) make these 10 companies the most exciting places to work for in 2014, as rated by the employees themselves. Startups Eschew the Made in America Label For a variety of reasons, some U.S.-based startups are choosing to source their companies' products overseas. Doing so, however, comes at a price. Here's how three young founders are making it work. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229987 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229987 Cindy Augustine For a variety of reasons, some U.S.-based startups are choosing to source their companies' products overseas. Doing so, however, comes at a price. Here's how three young founders are making it work. How Legal Is Your Employee Wellness Program? When Pennsylvania State University's employees refused to fill out a wellness questionnaire and penalties set in, the uproar got national attention. Here's how to avoid a similar revolt among your staff. Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228670 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228670 Matthew Faustman When Pennsylvania State University's employees refused to fill out a wellness questionnaire and penalties set in, the uproar got national attention. Here's how to avoid a similar revolt among your staff. Despite Cons, Entrepreneurs See Opportunity in Obamacare The downsides of the Affordable Care Act may be plentiful, but the pros might just outweigh them in the end. Here, entrepreneurs and health-care watchers weigh in. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228660 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228660 Rebekah Iliff The downsides of the Affordable Care Act may be plentiful, but the pros might just outweigh them in the end. Here, entrepreneurs and health-care watchers weigh in. How to Encourage Employee Wellness Without Being a Jerk Lessons on how to build an employee wellness program from Penn State's recent misstep, to three companies who are getting it right. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228585 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228585 Entrepreneur Staff Lessons on how to build an employee wellness program from Penn State's recent misstep, to three companies who are getting it right. How American Workers Spend Their Vacations (Infographic) It's a struggle to balance work, finances and vacation. How do Americans manage their time off? Fri, 13 Sep 2013 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228311 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228311 Kate Taylor It's a struggle to balance work, finances and vacation. How do Americans manage their time off?