Slideshow Bizarre late-to-work excuses to budget-friendly rewards: Top slide shows of 2015

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  • December 11 2015, 11:17am EST
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From tips to enhancing benefit programs to insights from benefits professionals, EBN slideshows have provided information on everything from employer strategies to healthcare and retirement advice. Here’s a look at the best of 2015.


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10 jobs with the worst 2015 outlook

If numbers were a passion while growing up, a job-seeker's future may — mathematically speaking — be as bright as possible. According to CareerCast’s most recent report, one of the more common skills among the most fast-paced and sought-after jobs on the market today includes math. The following 10 careers are considered the best jobs of 2015.


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Top jobs for work-life balance

As companies like Nestlé and Netflix up the ante in work-life benefits with generous and flexible paid parental leave programs, Glassdoor recently ranked the following jobs as the best for work-life balance. Rankings are based on employee reviews from the job site, with positions being rated on a 5-point scale (5.0=very satisfied; 3.0=OK; 1.0=very dissatisfied).


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8 ways to ruin an office culture

While American businesses have become better able to increase productivity and improve margins, statistics show a decrease in employee engagement and rising unhappiness. In an effort to better understand how to build the right kind of office culture, where employees are happy, healthy and productive, Chris Reimer, communications strategist and author of Happywork, shares eight ways organizations may inadvertently create horrible office cultures. Is your organization guilty of any of these?


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A dozen budget-friendly ways to reward employees

Recognizing employee accomplishments is one of the best ways to motivate and maintain a loyal employee base. Rhett Power, co-founder of Wild Creations, one of South Carolina’s fastest growing companies, says even on a budget there are a number of ways to make people happier and feel more connected to their work.


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Top 10 most stressful jobs of 2015

From physical danger to psychological stress, some jobs might not be right for someone with a low pressure threshold. According to a new CareerCast report on the least and most stressful jobs of 2015, here are 10 that might speed up the aging process. CareerCast’s ranking system for stress considered 11 job demands which can be expected to evoke stress, including physical harm, growth potential and competitiveness.


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10 reasons employees hate wellness programs

Employers spend a ton of money on wellness, yet many programs fail to engage employees over the long term. Emily Noll, national director of wellness with CBIZ Benefits and Insurance Services, Inc. shares 10 reasons employees don’t like wellness programs.


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Best jobs in America for 2015

Ready for a career change? Glassdoor has put together the 25 best jobs in America, with scores based on three factors: Earning potential based on average annual base salary, career opportunities rating and number of job openings.


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Most bizarre late-to-work excuses employees have used

Employee benefit firms owe a lot of their success to teamwork, which can be challenged by absentee or tardy employees. Traffic is the most common cause of tardiness among employees (50%), followed by lack of sleep (30%) and bad weather (26%). But those are just the tip of the iceberg, according to CareerBuilder. Here are some of the most bizarre reasons employees actually said they were late to work.


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15 unbelievable things job candidates have done

When interviewing for a new job, tension can be high. Typical ways candidates show their nerves are through averted eye contact or fidgeting with jewelry. CareerBuilder surveyed close to 2,200 hiring managers and created this list of the most bizarre behavior they've seen during job interviews.


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Top 20 places to work for millennials

Want to attract the best young talent? Great Places to Work assembled its top picks of employers with fantastic benefits and great working environments – just the sort of places millennials are flocking to for work in 2015.


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