What Your Employees Really Want This Holiday Season

What Your Employees Really Want This Holiday Season

Companies often use the holiday season to show their gratitude for their employee’s hard work and dedication through different incentives, such as gift cards and small trinkets. While these gestures are a great way to temporarily lift morale in the workplace, there are many intangible gifts that managers can give this season that will be much more valuable in the…
Understanding the 1094 and 1095 Forms

Understanding the 1094 and 1095 Forms

As we enter the second reporting year for the ACA, it is important that both you and your employees understand what reports are necessary for your organization’s annual filings. What Is The 1095? The 1095 form acts as your “proof of insurance”. There are three different 1095 forms: A, B, and C, and each form is filled out by a…
Managing PTO: The Necessary Difference for Organizations

Managing PTO: The Necessary Difference for Organizations

For the most part, employees have proven to be very dedicated to their organizations. They invest numerous hours per week to ensure that their job is done, and done right. While productivity and dedication is invaluable, it can be found that some employees are not taking enough time for themselves. On average, employees in the United States are leaving three…
Thanksgiving Workforce Lessons

Thanksgiving Workforce Lessons

With the long weekend, families and friends gathering, and copious amounts of food, Thanksgiving has always been a way to reflect and appreciate the different aspects of our life. With the end of the year quickly approaching, it’s around Thanksgiving when people begin to reflect on the year. For organizations, this is the time executives begin analyzing their workforce processes…
4 Workforce Management Changes to Expect in 2017

4 Workforce Management Changes to Expect in 2017

As 2016 begins to wind down, executives are starting to reflect on the progress of the past year and look forward to upcoming workforce management changes. 2017 will be a milestone year for many reasons. Political shifts will bring uncertainty and potential regulation changes that could change the way we operate our businesses. Talent management will continue to be a…
Military Members in the Civilian Workforce

Military Members in the Civilian Workforce

Military veterans and reservists make great additions to any organization and can provide positive impacts on company culture. In 2014, there were 21.8 million veterans of the U.S. armed forces according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Not only do they make up a good portion of our population, their military training can sometimes provide a new element of versatility and…
Bulking Up Benefits

Bulking Up Benefits

Employee retention has proven to be a common challenge across the majority of industries. For the most part, this isn’t an intentional act but something that is a result of the lack of attentiveness we may sometimes have for our organizations and employees. If employers are not making a conscious effort to elevate the employee experience and create a best-in-class…
Making a Difference With a Diverse Workforce

Making a Difference With a Diverse Workforce

Over the past 30 years, the United States of America has made some incredible strides in the workplace. Today, organizations continue to evolve to meet the needs of the modern workforce. The workplace has quickly become a multicultural and multigenerational environment in which it is important for today’s staffing initiatives. Understanding these trends can help organizations achieve their goals and…
Managing PRN Costs

Managing PRN Costs

Despite continued efforts of Health & Human Services organizations to reduce labor costs, the challenges of today’s workforce often complicate this objective. Many organizations are struggling with long recruiting cycles, high turnover, and an aging workforce. These factors make it difficult to balance staffing levels and costs. In this environment, many organizations are utilizing pools of PRNs, or on-call staff,…
Regulation Updates in Massachusetts

Regulation Updates in Massachusetts

Recently, the state of Massachusetts took an unprecedented step in an attempt to reduce the wage gap between men and women. According to the United States Census Bureau, women in the United States are paid 79 cents on the dollar as compared to men. These new regulations will go into effect in July of 2018 and may impact employers and…