Renewable energy businesses have taken a unique approach to employee benefits consistent with their product. These companies are paying for employees' time away from work while volunteering for earth-friendly causes, granting free energy audits, handing out free compact flourecent bulbs and even giving them hybrid company cars. It's an inspiration to think outside the box when it comes to employe Read More

Employee Benefits for Your Small Business

Employee Benefits for Your Small Business - http://www.life123.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Employee Benefits
From http://www.life123.com 3931 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 21, 2010 6:10 am
Employee benefits are so common place that people often take them for granted but can seem dauntingly expensive when trying to figure out what you can really offer to the employees of your small business. In this primer from Life123 we look at some basic information on employee benefits and some strategies for small business struggling to afford them. Read More
Besides obvious employee benefits like health care and disability insurance, About.com small business guide Darrell Zahorsky suggests these eight more uncommon employee benefits your small business may consider offering. Employee benefits can be most helpful for employee retention thus reducing the level of rapid turnover in your staff. But if you haven't thought of these particular little induce Read More

Rewards; Gold Mine or Minefield?

Rewards; Gold Mine or Minefield? - http://bit.ly Avatar Posted by rhodanmc under Employee Benefits
From http://bit.ly 3982 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 3, 2009 7:09 am
Reward systems are a double edged sword. They can prove to be gold mines for the businesses that get them right, but for businesses that get it wrong, the reward system can develop into a proverbial minefield. This article identifies 15 types of rewards that can be successfully used at the appropriate time to reward or encourage appropriate be Read More
Most small business owners may not even be aware of “purging,” but far too many may have been hit by the practice. Purging is where an insurance company jacks up rates, usually but not always after an employee becomes seriously ill, with the sole purpose of forcing the company to drop coverage. In essence, the business is “purged” from the ins Read More

Small Business Health Insurance Tips for the Self-Employed

Small Business Health Insurance Tips for the Self-Employed - http://www.smbtrendwire.com Avatar Posted by sannwood under Employee Benefits
From http://www.smbtrendwire.com 4089 days ago
Made Hot by: tiroberts on August 12, 2009 2:47 pm
An in-depth discussion on the timely topic of health care. If you're self-employed or own a small business and are "in the market" for health insurance - here's some great advice for you. Read More
As passage of a health care reform bill seems more likely in the House and Senate, there is one small business interest group that is bucking the trend of criticism saying health care reform will lower costs for small business. When clicking on the link below please allow time for the full PDF form to download and scroll down to the beginning of t Read More

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 4145 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 4156 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 4246 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
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