Like me, you may feel the new year is a great time to resolve to take on new challenges or make a few much needed changes. So why not make a similar resolution in your office?
Today, long hours in the workplace have become the norm. According to the Seamless Corporate Accounts, GrubHub Inc.’s leading online food-ordering and billing service for offices, Food in the Workplace Survey of over 1,200 professionals, 48% indicated that they work late nights and weekends some or all of the time. A Manpower Group poll showed similar findings, 67% of respondents indicated that they work longer hours than five years ago.
Couple long hours with a decline in physical interaction [...]
Welcome the 21st century where the “you’re first, after me” movement is in full affect. Possessing a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to be recognized for a job well-done are traits no longer associated with just Generation Y. Workforce motivation has changed and so have employee management styles. Companies want to inspire employees to perform toward profitability, but only a handful have mastered a workplace culture crucial to driving top-level performance.
So, what’s the secret? These companies often follow a Performance-Driven Workforce (PDW) model of doing business. The PDW model inspires high levels of employee performance through the strategic use of rewards [...]
Events unfolding in Dallas recently with two nurses contracting the Ebola virus are nothing short of tragic for all involved. Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian national who traveled to the United States not long ago, was diagnosed with Ebola September 30 and succumbed on October 8 to this deadly disease which was first discovered in 1976 near the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Nina Pham, one of the nurses who treated Duncan, was the first healthcare worker in America to become infected. Nurse Amber Vinson, who also treated Duncan, tested positive several days later. Now both nurses suffer the ravages of the Ebola virus and their [...]
SelectQuote, a national Term Life Insurance Agency has issued a FAQ for professionals that are responsible for their company’s benefits and wellness program. With 45% of all employers implementing an insurance exchange solution, or planning to do so before 2018, SelectQuot argues that employers should take the Private Exchange Evaluation Collaborative research findings as a cue to conduct a request for proposal (RFP) to find the right insurance exchange provider to meet their business needs. SelectQuote Benefit Solutions Vice President of New Business Development Katy Jennings debunks three myths around conducting an RFP and explains how the process may actually result in big [...]