March 2014: Small Businesses: Pushing the Benefits Envelope
Small Business: Building Loyalty with Benefits
By David Mills, MetLife
Happy, productive and loyal employees are key to the success of any business. According to MetLife's 12th Annual U.S. Employee Benefit Trends Study, employee benefits are an important factor behind employee loyalty – as well as being significant reasons why employees go to work for and remain with their employer. Learn how small businesses can leverage benefits to meet their business objectives of attracting and retaining top talent. Read More...
Using Social Media to Engage Employees, Push Initiatives and Enhance Company Culture
By Wendy Narez, Entrepreneur Magazine
Social media is not only a popular avenue for businesses to market their products and services, it can be an effective tool to engage employees and encourage internal communications. Leveraging the popularity of social networks to deliver company news or push HR initiatives such as open enrollment can be a strategic way for small businesses connect to their team. Read More...
Small Businesses Should "Think Big" When It Comes to Benefits
By Tom Starner, Human Resource Executive
Small businesses face the same challenges as all employers when it comes to benefits – how best to create an employee benefits package that balances affordability with employee needs. And while the balancing act can be like a high-wire act, small businesses can still "think big" in terms of benefits by being creative with their limited resources. Read More...
Small Businesses: Pushing the Benefits Envelope - March
The Supreme Court and DOMA - December
Costs from Lack of Coverage Can Be Significant - October
Innovative Work-Life Balance Programs - September
New Twists on Enrollment Communications - June
Learnings from 20 years of FMLA - May
Becoming an Employer of Choice - April