Why Employee Benefits are Important for Businesses

Employees are the lifeblood of every company. Without them, it would be hard for a company to achieve its mission and enact its vision. But with a huge number of businesses from powerhouse brands to startup companies vying for the attention of the working populace, it can be very hard to stand out.

Happy employee, smiling broadly

This is where employee benefits come in. While salaries can be a guiding force in talent acquisition, the landscape has largely changed. Employers need more than just a monthly salary to get the talent they want, they need to keep up employee engagement and morale to ensure that they do not burn out and resign.…

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3 Ways Office Employees Can Get Better Insurance

Does your current employee benefits and life insurance package make you feel more appreciated for the work you do? While the Department of Labour’s Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) offers various compensation programs (that provide wage replacement benefits, medical treatment, and other benefits) your employer’s health insurance programs may not fully take care of you or your family.

Employee insurance

Administering insurances for HSAs, COBRA, or CDH accounts can be a headache and logistics nightmare. Especially if you’re an employee who doesn’t know what you rightfully deserve in terms of benefits and health plans.

1. Employee Wellness Programs

Wellness Programs are expected to have a huge “breakthrough” in 2018.…

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Working Remotely Should Be Earned

Founder owners care about their employees. We would like nothing more than to provide every perk and benefit imaginable. The reality is we are running a business (i.e. profit matters), and most companies outside of Google and Facebook can’t afford it.

Remote working

Flex time and the opportunity to work remotely is often cited as a perk that can actually reduce payroll. In reality, working remotely can have a significant negative impact on an organization, and a company needs to put in the effort to structure its organization before pursuing flexible working environments.

I say company not employees because much of the work to enable remote work needs to be done company-wide.…

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Awesome Perks You Can Offer Your Employees

You want your employees to love working for you. So, obviously, you’ve set up a comprehensive salary and benefits package. You offer paid time off to take care of sick kids, more than enough vacation time, on-site daycare, the works. Those are all great. It’s good to take care of your team’s large needs. But what about their little needs? It is seeing to the needs they might not have realized they had that will set you apart from other employers.

Office snacks

Here are just a few things that you can do:

Free Food

Instead of simply providing a communal fridge and microwave, why not just provide free food?…

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