Do diminishing sales and customer satisfaction scores trace back to your online corporate training program? In this blog post, we’ll highlight seven training gaps that are holding your business back, as well as tips on how to bridge them with e-learning and through the learning management system (LMS).
Let’s be honest, often times, the first thing job seekers turn to when looking for a new role is Google Search.
As corporate purse strings tighten in the post-recession era and the need for ROI is seemingly ever-increasing, it’s not uncommon for workloads to expand without the corresponding increase in talent. And studies are finding that this is simply not good, either for short-term burnout or long-term health.
Tiny video cameras have flagged up communication glitches between Scottish emergency doctors — including an occasion when one almost cut open the wrong side of a patient’s chest.
Workplace productivity has been a top issue for human resources professionals since the inception of work. Every organization strives to maximize the return on labor and minimize wasted hours. Technological advances have aided that pursuit in many ways, but they have also complicated an age-old problem.
While women overall caught up on April 10 this year, black women were still working—until August 7—just to catch up.
There is no doubt, employers and employees both say financial wellness programs are proving successful in engaging workers and providing ROI, however, a disconnect on what matters most in fiscal health could create a few hiccups in crafting a winning strategy.
Your internal information hub requires support—including ample funding—from top-tier bosses. It also demands clear protocols and content that employees need and want.
Technology has historically moved the dial on where, how and when work is done. In the past, smartphones brought on a new level of mobility and flexibility. Now, voice technology, artificial intelligence and blockchain are revolutionizing the modern workplace. But as digital innovation progresses, the cultural shift around digital security must evolve equally as fast.
When Joanna Stein Weiner joined Pure Insurance as director of compensation and benefits last year, one of her immediate goals was to examine the property insurance company’s benefits and understand what offerings were most important to the company’s 600 employees.
This dirty half-dozen utterances can undermine staffers’ trust in the process—and in you as a leader. Along with these taboos are alternatives to help foster dialogue and ease the transition.
From credit card debt to saving for retirement and paying for children’s education expenses, stress over finances is taking a major toll on employees — and it’s also taking a major toll on the workplace as a result.
According to U.S. Census data, the average size of medical debt fell nearly 40 percent from patients age 27 to 64 in 2016.
There’s no question worker engagement in benefits remains a struggle for employers. As the market expands and options increase, employees are shutting down when it comes to benefit understanding and usage.
Fun fact: the average business today uses over 300 applications to run the enterprise. Employees shift between these apps every two to three minutes, and according to McKinsey, spend almost 50 percent of their time searching for information and managing communications.
Your ‘big idea’ is a home run, but how can you turn that into a touchdown or a hole-in-one for a new batch of spectators? Follow these tips for tweaking and repurposing your core message.
You are trying to win the talent war but can barely keep your head above water. In your last ditch effort to win just the latest battle you offer a resigning employee a higher salary to keep them from leaving. They agree and you breathe a sigh of relief – phewww no CVs, interviews, training and more importantly that unicorn that took you months to find isn’t leaving you.
A permalancer is a freelancer whose position has turned into a full-time one but without benefits typical for full-time employees. This happens when a freelancer works with just one employer that provides them with significant amounts of work. Governmental agencies and private companies are often offering permalancing positions to their independent contractors.
Decision-support tools are great at helping employees find the right health insurance and other benefits options for them, but how do they work? Different tools use different algorithms to determine the best options for their users. Understand how they work, and you’ll know what to expect from yours.
Technology is a vast space -- it moves incredibly fast and it is incredibly important to identify, engage and onboard top talent. Bringing top talent into your technology team is a key differentiator in the output process. How do you create a better product? How do you bring it to market faster? How do you positively affect and deepen your impact in the technology revolution?
The convergence of health and wealth isn’t just a megatrend; it’s also an opportunity for employee benefit professionals to engage workforces in better benefits decision-making.
Google is slowly but surely tying together its vast and somewhat complicated web of mobile communication apps with an integration between its Google Assistant software and its Duo video calling app. As reported by Android Police today, you can now ask Google Assistant to initiate a video call for you with someone in your contact list, and it will do so by automatically kicking you over to Duo. If you don’t have Duo installed, Android Police notes that Assistant will use Hangouts instead.