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.

Are the employee benefits you offer helping workers beat the summertime blues?

Benefits that promote a positive work-life balance are proven to boost mood, engagement, productivity and employee retention.

Employees value employers who help them create space in their lives for family, fun and relaxation. Excluding salary, a good work-life balance is the top consideration for millennial job-seekers, according to Deloitte’s 2016 millennial survey.

Not all perks make sense for all workplaces. Listen to your employees and learn which employee benefits would make their lives easier this summer.  While some companies offer summer-specific rewards, others benefit from extra work-from-home flexibility or childcare assistance for stressed parents.

Build your employee benefits package around your employees’ well-being.

Twenty-five percent of millennials would love to quit their jobs. One hiring manager knew the typical office perks weren’t working. Here’s what she did.

More Americans are living paycheck to paycheck than ever before. Luckily, there are strategies companies can use to help relieve employee financial stress.

Identity theft and fraud are becoming more common – and more stressful. Your employees would certainly appreciate your understanding if they’re facing these issues, but they can also use your help. Provide the right resources.

It’s time to listen to your team. Conversations with employees take time, but hiring new people takes even more. Ask these three questions.

Not all press is good press. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, 71 percent of workers would not apply to a business with bad publicity. Boost  your image.

Part-time workers lack employee benefits and it’s making them vulnerable. Providing access to voluntary benefits programs could help relieve financial stress. Learn more.

Are your employees retiring? The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts over-65s will be the fastest-growing workplace demographic, and that presents a challenge for businesses. Where this leaves employers.

Job seekers have more options than they used to, which is why attracting quality workers goes beyond offering competitive salaries and standard benefits packages. Recruit top talent.

Give credit where credit is due. Want to keep your employees happy? Don’t take credit for their work.


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