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What Benefits Do Employees Want in the New Year?

By |December 20th, 2018|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , |

What benefits do employees want in the new year? Employees want benefits that support employees’ diverse needs like transgender-inclusive healthcare benefits, fertility assistance and pet perks. Over 30 percent of employers increased their benefits in 2018, according to research by [...]

How to Make Traditional Work Better for Freelancers

By |December 18th, 2018|Categories: Featured - For Employers|Tags: , , , , |

How do you make traditional work better for freelancers? Freelancers have traditional jobs too and what they want to get from them is predictable income flow and the flexibility to continue their freelance work. More than one in five freelancers [...]

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 [...]