The days of waiting for your manager to provide play-by-play instruction have fallen by the wayside in favor of “managing up,” a term in corporate-speak that simply means “managing your manager.” Dana Brownlee, renowned leadership influencer, defines “managing up” as an employee “customizing their work style/behaviors to better suit their manager” and “taking steps to … Continued
Category: Benefit Trends
The People team, Human Resources, Human Capital….no matter what you call the HR team, they are necessary to keep a business running smoothly. As firms add people to their headcount or new geographies to the map, a common question is whether the company has the “right” number of HR people. The Society for Human Resource … Continued
Recruiting has never been simple, and the COVID-19 pandemic is complicating matters even more. In this rapidly changing landscape, employers need to adapt if they want to attract and retain quality talent. To better prepare for this rapidly changing landscape, the following are some recruiting practice trends employers should monitor in 2021. 1. Looking Inward … Continued
Small and midsize employers may begin using two new refundable payroll tax credits to obtain reimbursement for the costs of providing coronavirus-related leave to their employees, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced on March 20, 2020. This relief is provided under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act), … Continued
October was a busy month in the employee benefits world. President Trump announced a new Acting Secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Eric Hargan fills the position vacated by Tom Price, who resigned in late September 2017. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule to delay a … Continued
What a great time at The Rochester Community Schools Foundation 12th Annual Hometown Hustle this past weekend. The Hometown Hustle 5K Fun Run/Walk supports the district’s global awareness initiatives in K-12 education. To learn more about the event, click here.
Customization of benefits is becoming more popular. The process of personalizing employee benefits allows for individuals to choose from an array of options, and increases employee satisfaction.