Driving Employee Engagement in Healthcare

In an industry plagued with high stress and high turnover rates, a simple thank you can be a powerful thing. Employee recognition is a proven way to improve the culture of your organization: driving performance,...
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A Blueprint for Maximizing Recognition

Is your employee recognition program designed to maximize your bottom line business results? Will it directly help you to manage your talent and your culture? This at-a-glance best practices guide will...
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Can you Tap into the Wisdom of Your Workforce?

Within three months of embarking on the Lift crewmember recognition platform, an internal monthly JetBlue survey revealed an 88 percent increase in crewmember satisfaction with rewards and recognition.The...
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The Crowdsourced Performance Review

Speakers:Eric Mosley, Chief Executive Officer, GloboforceCharlie Ungashick, Chief Marketing Officer, GloboforceNearly everyone agrees that traditional performance reviews are not meeting expectations....
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EEOC Strikes Gold, Recovers $65K for Diabetic Employee Fired by N.D. Oil Services Company

North Dakota has one of the nation’s lowest unemployment rates, due in part to the state’s abounding oil supply. So you’d think that a company services that state’s oil fields would...
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Oh, great: NLRB’s back at it, editing your employee handbook

And the beat goes on: The National Labor Relations Board has stuck its nose into another non-union organization’s employee handbook.   The latest case involves Hills and Dales General Hospital...
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Alcoholism and the ADA: Not as clear-cut as you think

When an employee struggles with alcoholism, does he qualify as disabled?  Alcoholic — and more David Crosby, who worked as a driver for F.W. Webb Co., had been struggling for years with alcohol...
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Telecommuting: What is and isn’t working [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s no secret telecommuting and working from home have become more common. Here’s the lowdown on just how they fit into the modern workplace.   Telecommuting’s key facts The number...
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Good news: ACA deductible cap is eliminated

President Obama just signed a law that will give certain employers and insurers more room to maneuver when designing high-deductible and consumer-driven health plans — killing a health reform rule that...
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View From McDermott: Expanded In-Plan Conversion Opportunities Will Boost Roth 401(k) Balances

The number of defined contribution plans (including 401(k), 403(b) or 457(b) plans) with a Roth feature has grown significantly in recent years. Roth 401(k) is gaining popularity due in part to tax hedging...
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