Employee Benefits

Vacations

Why 'Vacation-Shaming' Hurts You More Than Your Employees

A culture where employees don't feel free to take a vacation has a lot of negative implications -- including the company's very survival.
Amazon

Amazon Opens Up Dog Park for Its 2,000 Office Pups

Also opened to the public, the park features doggie fountains, rocks for them to climb on and a treat truck.
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.
Employee Benefits

Why Team Input Is the Key to Successful Benefits Planning

To understand what benefits fantastic employees truly value, why not just ask 'em?
Health Insurance

Should You Still Offer Health Insurance as a Benefit?

Workers and entrepreneurs are looking for answers about the health care law's uncertain future.
Workplace trends

An Obituary for the 40-Hour Workweek

Satirically we mourn the death of a venerable American institution and ponder those who are happy it is no more.
Employee Benefits

Should You Tell Customers You're Raising Prices to Pay for Health Insurance?

Rising costs have to be paid for with higher prices or lower profits.
Health-care Costs

How to Control Increasing Employee-Benefits Costs

Healthcare costs are rising, and that means one thing for employers: more expensive employee benefits.
Employee Benefits

The Expensive Benefit Plan Penalties You'll Want to Avoid

The DOL has released a list of updated penalties for employee benefits, and you need to stay compliant now more than ever.
Retirement

Freelance Workers Have a New Way to Save for Retirement

The US Treasury's new myRA is an ideal savings solution self-employed people who want to retire one of these days.
Employee Benefits

Why It's Not Too Early to Start Improving Open Enrollment

Events that are interactive and offer in-person consultations may help employees who feel overwhelmed by a thick packet of paper.
Benefits

This Is the One Simple Thing Employees Really Want

Why aren't employers' engagement strategies hitting the mark? Hint: Snacks and team outings aren't the answer.