Workplace Trends: The End of Cubicle Dwelling?

Workplace Trends: The End of Cubicle Dwelling? - http://webworkerdaily.com Avatar Posted by kimmendrez under Employee Benefits
From http://webworkerdaily.com 3722 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 15, 2009 6:11 pm
Many of us have left the world of cubicles behind as our jobs increasingly move into the online realm, where physical presence becomes just an occasional part of our work lives rather than a daily grind of commuting in traffic and cubicle dwelling for 40 hours a week. I see more and more people joining the remote web worker ranks every day, and I' Read More

7 Ways to Be Happier at Work

7 Ways to Be Happier at Work - http://blogs.harvardbusiness.org Avatar Posted by mariajoe under Employee Benefits
From http://blogs.harvardbusiness.org 3733 days ago
Made Hot by: GPorter on June 4, 2009 5:11 pm
A recent report listed the happiest nations in the world. Guess what? The US didn't even make it into the top ten. So much for the American dream. Why are we so unhappy? Let's start by looking at the origin of the word. Happy is derived from the Icelandic word happ, meaning luck or chance. Is happiness then, by its very definition, elusive due Read More

Obama wants "automatic" IRAs for all workers

Obama wants "automatic" IRAs for all workers - http://www.investmentnews.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Employee Benefits
From http://www.investmentnews.com 3822 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 9, 2009 5:07 pm
President Obama is seeking to establish automatic retirement accounts for all workers under his fiscal-2010 budget proposal submitted to Congress yesterday. Under the plan, all employers that didn't offer retirement plans would be forced to enroll employees in direct-deposit individual retirement accounts unless workers chose not to participate Read More

Get Ready for the Real Debate on Health Care

Get Ready for the Real Debate on Health Care - http://www.allbusiness.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Employee Benefits
From http://www.allbusiness.com 3837 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 23, 2009 5:24 pm
In survey after survey, small business owners have said that health care is their chief concern, exceeding even taxes and the credit crisis. During the presidential campaign, health care was also a key issue, and Obama vowed to make more affordable and more widely available health care a key priority of his administration. So the stage was set Read More

Eight Fringe Benefits to Offer Your Employees

Eight Fringe Benefits to Offer Your Employees - http://www.nfib.com Avatar Posted by luckycharmer under Employee Benefits
From http://www.nfib.com 3987 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 24, 2008 8:31 pm
Some fringe benefits--such as paid parking, retirement accounts or paid vacation--are considered standard in today's work environment. And there are others, like the availability of the company jet, that seem like they only belong in the movies. When you want to offer extra incentives or benefits to your employees, consider the following: Read More
NFIB began promoting "The Faces of the Healthcare Crisis: Small Business in America," a collection of stories that profiles small business owners on the frontlines of the healthcare crisis, to Congress before recess. NFIB is taking these stories to Congress and the next Administration to ensure the needs of this important constituency are fully Read More

What Small Business Owners Need to Know About 401(k)'s

What Small Business Owners Need to Know About 401(k)'s - http://www.usnews.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Employee Benefits
From http://www.usnews.com 4021 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 21, 2008 5:02 am
Only about 16 percent of businesses with fewer than 50 employees in the United States have 401(k) plans. Small-business owners are so focused on developing their businesses that some do not realize that those assets can grow at a much faster rate for their retirement under the right plan. An October survey by ING DIRECT's ShareBuilder401k, fo Read More

When workers need a raise but you can't afford it

When workers need a raise but you can't afford it - http://www.usatoday.com Avatar Posted by ginalee under Employee Benefits
From http://www.usatoday.com 4053 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 19, 2008 11:36 pm
Many small business owners are finding themselves in painful conversations with employees these days, chats that start with "Boss, I'm really strapped for cash — I need a raise." But many companies are also hurting and an owner may need find a way to help a staffer without involving money. Human resources professionals say that by being crea Read More

Providing Health Benefits on a Budget

Providing Health Benefits on a Budget - http://online.wsj.com Avatar Posted by jnelson under Employee Benefits
From http://online.wsj.com 4070 days ago
Made Hot by: cartermi on July 1, 2008 10:36 pm
Spiraling health-care costs have forced many small employers to reduce the benefits they offer -- or, in some cases, eliminate coverage altogether. And there's no end in sight. Health-care costs for U.S. employers are expected to rise almost 10% in 2008, according to a recent survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers of more than 500 employers and heal Read More
The cost of health care is on the rise and fewer micro-businesses owners are offering coverage to their employees. A survey of nearly 4,000 micro-businesses found that 18.6% of the respondents said their health care plans are covering full-time employees this year. That number is down from 46.2% in 2005. A micro-business has 10 or fewer em Read More
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