Many employers will assume poor results, absenteeism and missed deadlines are indicators that an employee isn’t right for the job or is a bad fit for the company. While’s it’s challenging to diagnose the cause of performance issues, it’s critical for employers to consider a factor that has, until recently, been overlooked: employee wellbeing.
Paid time off is one of the single most important benefits an employer can offer. It impacts recruiting, retention, morale, employee wellness and productivity in innumerable ways.
Of all the different expenses a business must pay, employee health care continues to be one of the highest. While there’s the direct cost of contributions toward employee health care coverage that most employers make, there’s also the indirect cost of sick workers.
Most organizations offer similar types of employee benefits: health care insurance, vacation and sick time. Often what differentiates a benefits package are the perks. An example might be giving an employee a company car but not every employer can offer premium perks.
Many of us know social media as a way to maintain connections with old friends and colleagues. According to the Pew Research Center, 69 percent of American adults use some form of social media. It can also work wonders for companies, when utilized effectively.
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.