What Will Generation Z Bring to the Workplace

We've all been inundated with stats and facts about how we should be working with Millennials, the current largest influx of workers. But, what comes after them, and how can your business prepare? Welcome to Generation Z.

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Why new employees jump ship (and five ways to keep them on board)

You interview a candidate who is the perfect match for the skills you need. She’s eager to learn and grow, and gets what your company does. She’s great. You hire her. She’s an asset almost immediately. She has good ideas, and you start to implement them. Then, she quits. But why? Let's prevent employee turnover with these 5 tips. 

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7 Traits That Make a Good Manager

Managers and their employees often have a lot to learn from each other, and when they click, it's a productivity bonanza for for everyone involved. What makes that click possible, though? For many, it means an exceptional manager, but what makes a manager so great? Read on for the seven traits of a great manager. 

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Dreamers on your payroll? What you should know and do.

Last year, President Trump rescinded legal protections for “Dreamers,” kicking the ball to Congress to decide whether to reinstate, change or eliminate the Delayed Action for Children Act (DACA), which protects from deportation some 800,000 people who were illegally brought into the United States as children.

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Dental insurance: picking your plan

Your employees may not love going to the dentist, but they sure love the option. Learn more about choosing the right dental offering for your employees in a series of helpful articles. 

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Think outside the box

If you think that it’s essential we think outside the box during our thought shower to get the ball rolling, then it might be too late to save you from the grips of Business Jargon. However, if you of the current survivors, let's keep you that way. Learn to navigate jargon like a pro.

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How voluntary benefits can save you money

Every workplace is unique. So is every person who works in it. And each employee has different wants, needs and ambitions. See how offering Voluntary Benefits can meet those needs, without breaking a company's budget.

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Sustainable health care cost containment: What works best?

There are obvious benefits of offering health insurance to employees. The most obvious? If you don’t offer health insurance, you won’t be as attractive to the employees you want to attract. Learn about the solutions to combat this problem, without breaking the bank to do so. 

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5 low cost ways to empower employees' education

One of the most moving commercials on television right now is for McDonald’s. It’s the one where a young worker brings in a letter, which his manager snatches and reads aloud to the staff. When he gets to the words “…we are pleased…”, everyone bursts into applause. He’s going to college, and McDonald’s is helping him through its corporate educational grants.

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Want workplace wellness? Face your workers' mental health issues head-on

With regards to Mental Health Awareness Week, it's time to put a spotlight on an often overlooked issue in the workplace: Mental Health. In July, social media exploded after a software developer who suffers from anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder shared an exchange with her boss on Twitter. She had emailed him to say that she was taking a day or two off “to focus on my mental health.” In a response that went viral, her boss thanked her for her openness and wished her well. ...

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