3 Tips for Keeping Engagement Up During Open Enrollment

It’s open enrollment season again, and if your benefits are changing considerably, it could cause an engagement dip! A Towers Watson benefits study found – perhaps not surprisingly – that employee health and retirement plans are strongly correlated with engagement and retention. In fact, a Luntz Global paper on American health insurance plans estimated that […]

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The March Turnover Tide

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, who have been fastidiously tracking turnover with their JOLT (Job Openings & Labor Turnover) report since 2014, there is a slight but significant uptick in separations and job openings that occurs fairly regularly between the months of December and March. Quitting in December makes sense – the […]

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5 Tips for Moving the Middle with Your Incentive Programs

Companies used to embrace the idea of showering top performers with praise and rewards as a way to boost productivity. The general thinking was that “…since these employees want to be here, they will automatically work harder with more encouragement”. However it can become difficult to encourage incentive goals for employees who are so aware […]

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The High-Potential Ultimatum

These days you can’t go a week without hearing about the virtues of flexible schedules. They greatly reduce absenteeism and environmental impact, and spur faster company growth. As the workforce becomes more and more mobile, the 9-to-5 grind is becoming less and less attractive. But for every company that gets lauded for instituting afour-day work week or […]

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