Benefits

The Way We Work

Both Workplaces and Gig Economy Companies Are Killing People, This Stanford Professor Warns

'Dying for a Paycheck' author Jeffrey Pfeffer dispels the myths of gig work as a reprieve from the 9-to-5.
Benefits

4 Employee Benefits Better Than Ping-Pong Tables and Free Food

Ping-pong tables are fun, all right, but they don't provide a lasting impact on employees' lives. But health and financial benefits do.
Innovation Now

5 Ways to Boost Productivity in Your Office Without a Complete Overhaul

Small but strategic tweaks can have a dramatic effect on results.
Health Insurance

5 Cost-Effective Strategies for Better Benefits Enrollment

Creating a benefits enrollment process that is clear, concise and tailored to your business will simplify the process for employers and their workforce.
Alcohol

11 Ways Drinking Alcohol Can Make You Smarter, Healthier and More Creative

Light to moderate drinking can help you in a variety of ways.
401(k)s

Everything Small Business Owners Need to Know About the 401(k) Match

Find out how best to offer this perk to your employees.
Leadership

I Was a Skeptic, Now I am Convinced Unlimited PTO is Good Business

Unlimited paid time off proves you mean it when you tell your team that you trust them.
Benefits

4 Tips for a Stronger Employee Benefits Program in a Multigenerational Workplace

Knowing your workforce demographic -- including what they appreciate and need -- is vital to recruiting and retaining talent across a workplace that can now employ up to five generations.
Human Resources

How to Know It's Time to Add an HR Department

HR activities at startups are often reactive in nature instead of proactive. That leaves gaps in the system.
Employee Benefits

4 Opportunities to Empower Employees on Payday

According to a recent survey, many workers find their paystub confusing to read. However, a little help from their employer could yield huge dividends.
maternity leave

Calling All Expectant Entrepreneur Moms: Here's a New Way to Pay for Your Maternity Leave

Have you considered crowdfunding your childbirth leave? And why aren't more companies offering paid leave in the first place?
Amazon

Amazon Germany Wants Workers to Use Fewer Sick Days to Get a Better Bonus

Would you come to work sick to help your co-workers earn more money?
Benefits

19 Companies and Industries With Radically Awesome Parental Leave Policies

The Ironworkers union now offers female workers up to six months of paid maternity leave.
Benefits

4 Innovative Benefits That Will Help You Snag Top Talent

Stop expecting exceptional candidates to jump for higher salaries. Instead, consider how to improve their quality of life.
Employee Benefits

5 Reasons Enhanced Benefits Programs Are Good for Business

Meaningful, ongoing benefits are good for employees, team culture and your bottom line.