In this week’s Best Money Moves roundup, we take a look at news stories and new research studies that may impact employee benefits and HR issues. We hope you find this news roundup helpful, and we’d love your feedback.

Employee retention is a top priority for almost all employers, and companies know that providing the latest tech is a great way to attract young talent. But unfortunately, introducing new tools the wrong way could put older workers at risk of falling behind.

The key is to keep all of your employees – from millennials to baby boomers – engaged while learning new ways of working. Encouraging collaboration can help ease employees through these transitions while also breaking down generational gaps.

Are your employees tuning you out? Workers report that video calls and visual content are more trustworthy and easier to understand than traditional voice calls and written documents.  Improve internal communication.

One in three Americans haven’t recovered from the Great Recession. One expert blames a job-skills gap. Get your employees up to speed.

Saving money doesn’t come easily for anyone, and making more money doesn’t mean you have more money stashed away. Clearly, the problem isn’t just the amount of take home pay.

Companies often deal with grief as an isolated incident, but it doesn’t end at the two-week (or three-month) mark. Give employees the tools they need to be resilient before they need them.

Americans are stressed out at work, and it’s causing employee burnout. How can you help? Actively listen to your workforce.

Does working from home work? Flexibility improves morale, but it can conflict with the rise of team-based work. Strike a balance.

How trendy is your office? HR departments are changing the way they approach everything from recruiting to employee engagement. Take a look at the future of HR.

Gen X investors are seriously stressed. A new FICO survey found that 41 percent feel they need to save more for the future than they are today. Learn how to help.

Americans can’t seem to retire. Almost 19 percent of people 65 or older were working at least part-time in the second quarter of 2017, according to a new U.S. jobs report. Here’s the problem.


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