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What Tops Financial Stress for Employees?

By |December 11th, 2018|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , |

What tops financial stress for employees? Retirement and student loan debt, among other financial issues, worry employees enough to inhibit productivity, but financial wellness programs can help them take control and regain focus at work. John Hancock released their annual [...]

What’s Wrong With Wellness Program Incentives?

By |December 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What’s wrong with wellness program incentives? ROI isn’t proven, employees feel forced into participation, and worse, wellness programs can increase weight-based discrimination and stigma in the workplace, which results in increased obesity and decreased well-being. Workplace wellness programs have long [...]

What Are the Consequences of Too Much Tech

By |November 27th, 2018|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , |

What are the consequences of too much tech? Technology streamlines processes but often removes human interaction to do so and recent research points to an epidemic of loneliness in the workplace as a result. Employees spend half the workday on [...]

How to Improve Gender Diversity in the Workplace

By |November 19th, 2018|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , |

How can employers improve gender diversity in the workplace? It starts with tracking representation and setting goals for diversity when hiring and promoting employees. “Progress for women isn’t just slow― it’s stalled,” reads the alarming introduction to LeanIn’s latest report, [...]

What Do Employees Worry About?

By |November 13th, 2018|Categories: Featured - For Employers|Tags: , , , |

The number one workplace fear for more than 60 percent of Americans is being underpaid, according to recent research from Business.org. It’s a valid concern, The Economic Policy Institute reports employers underpay employees $15 billion each year through overtime and [...]

Growing Late Bloomers From Inc. Magazine

By |November 7th, 2018|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , |

Building a startup at any stage in life is a daunting task, but there are arguably more financial risks when you decide to start a business later in your career. Recent, Inc. Magazine contributor Kathy Kristof profiled our founder and [...]

Stress, Money and Millennials: Where’s the Pain Point?

By |November 7th, 2018|Categories: For Employees, For Employers|Tags: , , , |

Today is Stress Awareness Day, so it’s no surprise that for many Millennial employees, money (and financial stress)  is still top of mind. A recent Bank of America report, which analyzed the money habits of over 1,000 Millennials, found that [...]

Why You Need to Train Employees for Future Tech

By |November 6th, 2018|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , |

You need to train employees for future tech so they develop the skills needed to meet the rapidly developing technology that your company will inevitably implement. Ninety percent of executives say they pay attention to employee needs when introducing new [...]

How Do You Improve Employee Retention?

By |October 30th, 2018|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , |

If you want to know how to improve employee retention, you need to know why employees quit and Work Institute’s exit interview gives you a great place to start. The vast majority of employees who quit could have been retained, [...]

Can Transparency Close the Pay Gap?

By |October 29th, 2018|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , |

Transparency can close the gender pay gap, but open discussions about compensation are still taboo in the workplace. Research from beqom found some employees would rather get a new job when dissatisfied with compensation than ask for a raise or [...]