3 Fun Methods for Improving Morale in the Workplace – ShoeMoney

It’s Monday in December. The sky is grey and pregnant ready to birth winter. Your employees look like dead walkers ready to shamble over the wall into Westeros. You feel their anguish and wish you could do something about their drab existence. But you head back into your office, shut the door, and open your web browser. There appears this Shoemoney blog. You don’t remember opening this blog before you left on Friday. Did someone break in and use your computer? No matter, you start reading the article on the screen. You quickly realize it’s about how to improve morale in the workplace. Your puffy eyes perk up and you keep reading. 1. Percolate Their Mornings My wife is a veterinarian. Her coworkers are mostly country folk who don’t care about the flavor of their coffee. But her assistants and staff are Millenials. They do care about their coffee. Day-old […]

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Tired of Administering Benefits? 4 Perks Workers Can Manage With an App.

When benefits providers offer self-service systems, take advantage of them. June 17, 2019 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Let’s be honest: HR is a pain. Especially at growing companies, there’s an almost endless number of forms to fill out, regulations to parse and roles to fill. That mess of administrative work is why HR management outsourcing is on the rise. When there are sales to make and products to build, leaders simply don’t have time to deal with arcane laws and health insurance issues. With that said, many young companies can’t afford to hire HR partners. Founders in those circumstances may be stuck processing payroll themselves, but they can lean on technology for one of the most tedious areas of HR: benefits administration. If your team wants new-age benefits like office pool tables — or hairy, traditional ones like health insurance — you’ll have to handle those […]

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3 Tips to Attract Employees in a Tight Market

Now that ping-pong tables have become table stakes, it will take benefits with substance to attract the best employees. November 22, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In early October, the American unemployment rate dropped to 3.7 percent — its lowest level since 1969. That’s great for job-seekers, but in a tight labor market, employers must scramble to improve policies, perks and pay if they want to attract the best hires. This presents you with the chance to get creative. From remote work options to diverse compensation plans, employers like you can tailor your employment package to match the employee. In this way, you’ll follow the path of the most successful businesses, which see competitive talent markets not as an obstacle but rather an opportunity to demonstrate their companies’ merits, and entice would-be employees. Flashy perks are out of fashion. Startup culture glorifies fun fringe […]

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