Benefits

News and Articles About Benefits

Sick at Work? You're Not the Only One.
Human Resources

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.
Nina Zipkin
How to Get Paid More Today
Growth Strategies

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.
Lindsay Broder
3 Easy Tricks for Getting Fit at the Office
Lifestyle

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.
Kristy Campbell
Stop Pressuring Companies to Raise Wages
Growth Strategies

Stop Pressuring Companies to Raise Wages

Despite the rhetoric, companies are making workers' lives better and continue to help our economic growth.
Ray Hennessey
Obama Proposes Retirement Account Program That May Require Employer Action
Growth Strategies

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.'
Catherine Clifford
The Obamacare Advantage No One Is Talking About
Growth Strategies

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.
Trent Bryson
The 10 Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work for in 2014
Growth Strategies

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.
Laura Entis
Startups Eschew the Made in America Label
Growth Strategies

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.
Cindy Augustine
How Legal Is Your Employee Wellness Program?
Legal Center

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.
Matt Faustman
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Despite Cons, Entrepreneurs See Opportunity in Obamacare
Growth Strategies

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.
Rebekah Iliff
How to Encourage Employee Wellness Without Being a Jerk
Growth Strategies

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.
Entrepreneur Staff
How American Workers Spend Their Vacations (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

How American Workers Spend Their Vacations (Infographic)

It's a struggle to balance work, finances and vacation. How do Americans manage their time off?
Kate Taylor
Obamacare Already Shrinking Small-Business Job Growth
Growth Strategies

Obamacare Already Shrinking Small-Business Job Growth

Despite what defenders of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act claim, business owners report that they are cutting jobs and hours because of the new law.
Scott Shane
Changing Your Health Plan Due to Obamacare? Survey Staffers First
Growth Strategies

Changing Your Health Plan Due to Obamacare? Survey Staffers First

Getting your team's input should be one of your first steps to prepare for the new health reforms.
Arlene Weintraub