Nonroster employees of the New York Jets might not work out side by side with Tim Tebow and Mark Sanchez, but they use the same gym—when the team’s not in it.
The next time you’re deciding which job candidate to hire or promote, take a second look at that working mother among your applicants. Businesses that value organized employees, effective time managers and quick thinkers are looking for the exact skills a parent develops while raising kids.
At Chicago-based PortionPac, plenty of siblings work side by side, and parents often have their adult children as colleagues. Management at the cleaning-fluids manufacturer makes sure those family members have plenty of time to spend with the ones who don’t work there.
Tap into the power of training and development by trying these five tips. They’ll help you make the most of limited resources, and they’re sure to improve employee skills.
Now that the Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act, it’s time to weigh the strategic impact on your organization. Take these five steps to clarify decisions you need to make between now and 2014.
Deloitte has adjusted the salaries of employees who include domestic partners on their medical or dental plans to help offset the taxes they have to pay on the benefit. The perk is available to employees living with same- or opposite-sex registered domestic partners.
Coal miners, supervisors and mine-safety directors who participated in Massey Energy’s football-themed safety contest cut loss-time accidents at the West Virginia coal company by 47% in just one year. The company estimates it reduced the cost of lost-time accidents by $5 million.
US Airways employees who go out of their way to help the airlines’ customers get more than job satisfaction or a pat on the back from a supervisor. They can win up to $10,000 for their extra effort.
To boost its hiring of military veterans, Hertz has launched a website devoted to recruiting them and their spouses. Hertz participates in the White House job-creating coalition known as “Joining Forces,” and has pledged to hire hundreds of returning veterans over the next few years.
Benefits administration is complicated, so it’s a safe bet that employees don’t have a clue about what goes on in your office. Effective benefits communication relies on tailoring your message and medium to the audience you need to reach.