I’ve held a variety of jobs during my post-college career. One of the more interesting ones was when I was a safety and environment consultant in the risk management department of a large insurance company. Our focus was on controlling the costs of our workers’ compensation program. Our WC costs weren’t as high as those…
According to a recent Gallup poll, only 34% of the American workforce feel engaged in the workplace. The Engagement Institute estimates that disengaged employees can cost organizations between $450 and $550 billion every year. Fortunately, improving employee engagement doesn’t have to be an overwhelming challenge. Here are three essential tips to get you started, each…
While the term “Gig Economy” is often vaguely defined (it depends on who is included in the definition), the Bureau of Labor Statistics describes it as a workforce characterized by “single project(s) or task(s) for which a worker is hired, often through a digital marketplace, to work on demand.” Broadly speaking, Gig workers are individuals…
Today’s workforce is transforming. Employees are looking for a customized benefits offering that reflects who they are, what they do, and why they do it.
When you are honest with yourself, do you think that money is the only thing that will motivate employees like you? How long could you keep a great paying job in a toxic environment? Things such as high expectations, involvement in decision making, and your peer group may be a greater motivator than your paycheck.
Long-term disability insurance is income protection. If you become disabled, your medical bills may be covered by health insurance, but how about insuring your income?
The following are frequently asked questions about disability insurance. Hopefully, they will help you as you determine what type of disability insurance is best for your income protection.
There are plenty of reasons to be thankful for work. There are even reasons beyond a paycheck. This Thanksgiving try to give a little thanks for employment. There are others out there who would be willing to do what you do.
Like any benefits or insurance, Veterans Disability Benefits may take some time to understand. Here we try to boil down in their simplest terms five frequently asked Veterans Disability Benefits questions.
Paid parental leave is a rarity in the United States, making us one of the advanced nations without it. However, it may slowly be catching on.