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Healthcare Benefits are Broken. Fixing Them Requires Redefining the Industry.
Much attention has been paid to fixing our country’s broken healthcare system. But what often gets missed are the problems with employer-sponsored health benefits and the role they play within the broader healthcare crisis. Employers in North America alone are spending hundreds of billions of dollars to provide healthcare benefits to their teams. In fact, the current cost is estimated to be $15,000 per employee, with 49% of the U.S. population relying on employer-provided health
#WorkTrends: Why Every HR Pro Should Think Like a Marketer
Look at your company’s org chart. Since you’re reading this, odds are you’re comfortably nestled in HR, and marketing is somewhere far away. The marketers at your organization have one job, and you have yours. Perhaps you meet up a bit to think about recruitment or engagement, but your jobs are separate, right? Not really, says Donna Scarola, interim head of digital strategy for talent development at Johnson & Johnson. In fact, she says, HR
Small Companies Can Be Recruiting Contenders
The ability to attract top talent takes more than just a posting on a job board, a newspaper ad or a sign in a storefront window. Many small businesses must compete with larger companies for talented recruits, without the luxury of internal recruiters or head-hunters to conduct searches and interview candidates. However, there are some cost-effective ways for small-business owners to compete. For example, here are some areas to focus on: Entice candidates by making
#WorkTrends: How to Take Control of Your Career as an "Employeepreneur"
We’ve all had those moments. You’re sitting at your desk, frustrated with your job, wondering just why your coworkers seem so happy. Are they crazy? Are you? Well, maybe a few of them are, but they can’t all be. That revelation sent Dethra Giles on a journey of self-discovery, and by the end of it, she’d mastered the art of navigating her career. Now, she’s a leadership coach, keynote speaker, and author sharing her wisdom
How Leaders at a 100-Year-Old Company Built an Innovative Recruiting Process
Tech and recruiting go hand in hand. It’s hard to recruit without a strong HR tech stack. But implementing these tools can be a challenge. If you work in HR, you may have experienced pushback from employees who don’t want to change their workflows, or from senior leaders who aren’t sold on the ROI of rolling out new recruiting tech. But no matter how daunting change — or the Autobahn-like pace of it — may
7 Tips to Manage a Diverse Workforce
Diversity! It’s an important topic we’re talking about a lot lately. Here’s something to think about: We often talk about diversity and inclusion within the confines of training and programs. But what about the day-to-day challenges and best practices of managing a diverse workforce? Here are seven tips from HR experts to help you successfully manage a diverse workforce. Stop Thinking of Diversity as a Buzzword HR is full of buzzwords these days, but diversity

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