Did you know that workers' compensation is a significant cost element of the total employee benefit package? Indeed, it is one of only three benefit programs (social security and unemployment insurance) required by law in all the 50 states in the United States. The bigger picture is that high obesity rates are a burden and costly for the organization. In the United States, … [Read more...]
When is Casual TOO Casual?
Post by Jane K. Stimmler, contributing Women On Business writer As women, we often find it tough to establish authority and leadership in the workplace – so why throw it all away with one “casual Friday” mistake? Dress down or “casual” days are a great idea – at least in theory. They allow employees to be a bit more comfortable and give latitude in what is acceptable attire … [Read more...]
When Employees Attack!
Post by Allison O'Neill, contributing Women On Business writer I go on and on about LISTENING to your workers, CARING about what they say and ACTING on it. It was because I worked at a company that didn’t listen (but boasted constantly about how much it did) that I got into surveying staff in the first place. It is UNBELIEVEABLY frustrating working somewhere your voice … [Read more...]