Archive for March 2016

Worksite Wellness is key: Make it a success

Mercer PeoplePro Blog - Worksite Wellness

The benefits of keeping your employees healthy are wide-reaching – from increased productivity, to decreased absenteeism, to helping prevent injuries in the workplace. That’s why small businesses today are embracing worksite wellness as they never have before. Nonetheless, it’s one thing to talk about implementing a wellness program and another to follow through with the…

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Emerging technology, stagnating incomes, the rise of millennials, and other factors, are driving a fundamental shift in how workers in the U.S. find and earn income. Instead of sticking with one company for a decades-long, full-time career, we continue to see people across the workforce turn to online freelance platforms to find contract-based “gigs.” For…

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There is an old adage in the decorating business where the customer receives the bad news that they can only pick two sides in the resource triangle of Quality Product (good), Quick Delivery (fast), and Reasonable Cost (cheap) when selecting products.The decorator nods and smiles encouragingly but firmly, while the customer sighs and must decide…

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In the age when machines are quickly taking places next to humans when it comes to performing work, what skills will be in demand in not-so-distant future? Are we going to be competing with machines for jobs? Interestingly enough, it's our inherently human skills that are going to make us more valuable than ever. So,…

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Organizations benefit when they add responsibility and involvement to the mix, including: Reduced employee turnover and attendance Improved employee morale A more engaged culture which increases overall employee commitment to the organization An opportunity to identify exceptional employees An increase in overall productivity The opportunity for leaders to be focus on management issues. Read more…

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HR Superhero

If you work in the field of HR you may know you have the ability to impact the lives of those who work in your company, in different ways, every single day.

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