Over the course of 2017, employers were eager to learn ways to boost retirement engagement and what trends are taking over the benefit industry. Over the course of the year, these were some of the most popular lists compiled by EBN based on pageviews.
1. 20 companies with the best benefits
Healthcare and retirement benefits have become basic benefit staples, while ping-pong tables and bagel Fridays are some fun perks. These following employers provide workers benefits that move from basic to legendary.
3. 10 LinkedIn red flags to watch for with potential new hires
Many potential employees equate LinkedIn profiles to digital resumes, but there are a number of negative red flags employers, including benefits firms, should look out for. Several experts at Young Entrepreneur Council, an organization of business founders younger than 40, give advice on the warning signs on the profiles of your potential recruits.
A strong job market is putting pressure on employers to attract the best and brightest workers. And benefits can play a big role in luring top talent. While there has been a shift in the “cool” and extensive amenities coming from the tech titans in Silicon Valley, generous health and retirement plans are still the most desired benefits for many.
As older employees prepare for retirement, considerations about where to spend their golden years is paramount. To help with that decision, workers might want to consider research from financial website WalletHub — which uses metrics such as life expectancy, recreational opportunities and the availability of physicians and home healthcare facilities — to pick the best and worst places to retire.
As salary continues to be a major driver in attraction and retention efforts for employers, keeping up to date with current market values is essential. Glassdoor released its third annual list of the best-paying jobs in the U.S., offering employers insight into present market values.
Employees are putting more and more on their plates, making it challenging to remove themselves from work to get a recharge. These 29 jobs, however, break the mold and allow workers to find the time to unwind.
Digital technologies are transforming human resources, and forward-thinking employers are increasing employee engagement and productivity through the adoption of new tools for human capital management.
As many as tens of millions of women may never return to the labor force, even after a vaccine is found. Altogether, global gross domestic product could be $1 trillion less in 2030 than it would be without a gender unemployment gap.
By Olivia Rockeman, Reade Pickert and Catarina Saraiva