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Do Employee Sabbaticals Really Pay Off?

Sabbaticals often make big news – Fast Company and the Harvard Business Review (HBR) have both extolled the virtues of the practice – yet relatively few U.S. employers offer this as a benefit. According to SHRM’s benefits report, only 12% offer an unpaid sabbatical option, and a meager 5% of U.S. employers offer paid sabbaticals.[…]

The Cost of High Turnover is More Than You Think

Turnover is expensive. Losing employees, and then having to replace them, sometimes over and over again, adds up fast. And turnover is something all employers face. The median employee tenure at any given job is 4.6 years (or 3.2 years for workers aged 25 to 34). Consider the healthcare industry, for whom turnover is particularly[…]

Risk Management 101: Identifying What Your Risk Mitigation Plans Should Cover

If your organization doesn’t have a risk mitigation plan in place, you’re not just running a risk – you’re setting yourself up for trouble. If you don’t identify possible risks, problems will simply blindside you. At the start of your analysis, you want to identify three pieces of information: Each risk at every point in[…]

Do Your Benefits Appeal to The Growing Millennial Workforce?

Generational issues in benefits may be on the rise. That shouldn’t be surprising, given that 75% of the global workforce will be made up of millennials by 2025. It’s only natural that employers should begin targeting the future supermajority of their workforce with benefits that appeal directly to them, especially since an equal percentage of[…]

How Much Time Do Employees Really Work?

The traditional eight-hour day may be more fable than reality. One study found that the average employee spends less than three hours out of each eight-hour work period doing real work. Instead, they spend much of the day reading news (1 hour, 5 minutes), checking social media (44 minutes), discussing non-work-related topics with colleagues (40[…]

Workforce Analytics 101: Your Top Questions

What is “workforce analytics”? Workforce analytics means applying the principles of Big Data to data generated by HR organizations. Also called “people analytics,” it means using existing data and statistics to generate insight into, and make evidence-based decisions about, HR issues like hiring decisions, compensation strategies, performance management, and more. Once a rare practice, now[…]

What Your Small Business Must Know About Business Identity Theft

Your small business is at higher risk of identity theft than you realize. Why would someone steal the identity of a business entity? The thieves can use the business’ credentials to open lines of credit, purchase high valuable resaleable goods, make a tidy profit, and then disappear. In fact, it’s often easier to gain access[…]