1. The 5 Most Common, Costly HR Mistakes

    HR has a lot of responsibility in the workplace, to say the least. They manage everything from hiring new employees, to choosing a benefits plan, to making sure that company policies are in compliance with federal and state laws. With so many responsibilities, it’s easy to understand how some thin…Read More

  2. Top 4 Employee Benefits Issues for Employers

    Many employees don’t realize that just as much as they worry about employee benefits, so do their employers. Employee benefits are not just something that affect individuals; they affect the company as a whole. According to Benefit Selling’s 2015 Employer Survey, there are 4 main issues that emp…Read More

  3. What Makes an HR Department Great?

    When employees talk about whether the company they work for is a “good” company or a “bad” company, what exactly do they mean? In some cases, employees rate their companies based on their direct bosses and how they act. Other times, employees rate their companies based on company policies, s…Read More

  4. Changing Your Benefits Plan: When to Notify Employees

    So you’ve done it. You’ve bit the bullet and decided to implement some changes to your employee benefits policy, or you’ve gotten a new policy altogether. Congratulations! But now, the technical work remains. When do you have to notify your employees that their plans will be changing? Accordin…Read More

  5. HR Update: EEOC Proposes New Rules for GINA Wellness Programs

    In October 2015, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) proposed to amend Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, GINA. GINA is a federal law that protects individuals from genetic discrimination in both the health insurance and employment arenas, and applies to e…Read More

  6. Helping Your Employees Get the Most Out Their 401(k) Plans

    Offering matching 401(k) programs to employees is a great way for companies to retain talent and help employees save for retirement. But offering a program is not enough – if you really want to help your employees, you need to help them maximize their 401(k) savings. Here is how you can help them:…Read More