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5 Tips to Engage your Remote Employees in Well-Being Initiatives

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The workplace isn't what (or where) it used to be.

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HR Technology Preference in 2018

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Each year we see technology having an increasingly significant impact on the HR and benefits industry. Online management platforms are allowing employers, HR professionals, and benefits advisors to increase efficiency while granting wider access to benefits information.

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The Sabotage Checklist: 9 Ways You May Be Undermining Your Corporate Wellness Program

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Selecting Benefits Technology: 2 Keys to Making the Right Choice


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Many HR and benefits leaders can relate to the following two scenarios:

1. You’re ready to make a change in how you manage benefits and are looking to invest in new benefits management technology to support that change.

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Three keys to financial success for the rest of us: Engagement, Personalization and AI


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Everyone deserves access to the tools and services that can help them achieve financial security. But for too long, the financial services industry has failed to make these tools and services easily accessible to all. Myopically focused on serving higher net worth customers, we have neglected the needs of many who need financial support most and, at the same time, turned off those who are not interested in the investment “game.”

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Best HR Software - Seven selection tips from the experts to guarantee success


 “Who is the best HR software provider out there?” is a question I’ve fielded countless times in my professional life.  Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. 

Embarking on the HR solution provider selection process can be overwhelming, whether you’re seeking HCM, payroll, benefits administration or some other solution.   There are countless options - how do you dig in to identify the best match? 

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Food You Feel


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It’s Monday morning and you’re late for work so you have to skip breakfast. When you finally make it to the office, anxious and ravenous, do you a) decide to slowly munch on a handful of raisins or b) hungrily devour half that box of Chips Ahoy in the office kitchen without a second thought?

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Workplace Trauma – How to Help Employees Cope


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When employees experience workplace violence and no proactive protocols are set in place by employers, the health and well-being of the population are at stake.   Nearly two million U.S. workers will become victims of workplace violence each year, according to the National Safety Council.

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The Argument For Moving Toward Weight-Inclusion in Worksite Wellness


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The weight-normative paradigm permeates the worksite wellness industry.  From biometric screenings to weight loss challenges and health coaching, the emphasis on body weight is entrenched in programming and philosophy.

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Dealing with Workplace Stress: The Stress Recovery Effect


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Workplace stress can have a harmful effect on productivity, as well as overall health and well-being. These effects are even more pronounced when there are no coping strategies in place to deal with stress. Surveys have revealed that as many as three out of every four American workers experience stress in the workplace. In addition to the physical and mental health consequences, workplace stress can result in greater absenteeism, lower productivity, increased staff turnover, and greater workers compensation costs.

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