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June 28, 2019

5 Common PEO Myths that Aren’t True

By: Jan Kaupas for Benefits Pro, Photo by Hunters Race on Unsplash With HR administration growing much more complex and associated costs increasing, more business owners and brokers are turning to professional employer organizations (PEOs). A study from the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO) found that from 2008 to 2017...

June 26, 2019

Glassdoor Study Finds LGBTQ Harassment Pervasive in Workplace

By: Emily Moore for Glassdoor, Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash There’s no doubt that public sentiment towards LGBTQ individuals has largely improved over the past couple of decades. In just fifteen years, American support of same-sex marriage grew by 30 percentage points to 61 percent approval, according to...

June 21, 2019

The Importance of Working For A Boss Who Supports You

By: Sarah Landrum for Forbes, Photo by Amy Hirschi on Unsplash Employers seek loyalty and dedication from their employees but sometimes fail to return their half of the equation, leaving millennial workers feeling left behind and unsupported. Professional relationships are built on trust and commitment, and working for a boss...

June 20, 2019

3 Common FMLA Scenarios That Can Create Major Headaches

By: Morgan Fecto for HR Drive, Photo by Hush Naidoo on Unsplash WASHINGTON — Even 26 years after its creation, employers still have difficulty knowing when to designate leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act. If employers are covered and workers are eligible, they get 12 weeks of job protection in...

June 19, 2019

Innovative Debt Relief Benefits: They Can Help Attract, Keep Workers

By: Lynn Cavanaugh for HR Morning, Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash Employee surveys show that financial worry is a leading cause of workplace stress in the U.S., contributing to $250 billion in stress-related lost productivity each year. Because employee debt’s the biggest contributor to those worries, more firms are looking at...

June 14, 2019

Here’s How Digital Collaboration Tools Are Improving Communication

By: Tom Starner for Human Resource Executive, Photo by Helloquence on Unsplash For many organizations, systems with a knowledge base—such as SocialChorus, Dynamic Signal, Ryver, ServiceNow and Zendesk—can increase employee engagement, eliminate paper processes and make information available faster and in more useful ways for employees. These platforms continue to...

June 13, 2019

What Is CBD Oil and Why Should Employers Care to Know?

By: Bruce J. Douglas and Jessica M. Bocchinfuso for Ogletree Deakins, Photo by Caleb Simpson on Unsplash Cannabidiol (CBD) is a nonintoxicating compound found in both marijuana and hemp that can be extracted and combined with oil for ingestion or inhalation through the use of a vaporizer. In recent...