Are you curious what employee benefits were considered when naming the top 50 best workplaces for parents? Read what HR Dive has to say in the article, The Best Places to Work for Parents Offer Generous Paid Leave, Work-Life Balance.
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Workplace accommodations don't have to be complicated to be effective and can help increase employee productivity and morale. Read the Workforce article, Workplace Accommodations Don't Have to Be Complicated to Be Effective, by Tom Foran, vice president of underwriting and product development at The Standard.
These 10 questions can help determine if a paid family leave program is right for an organization. Read the Employee Benefit News article, 10 Questions Employers Should Ask Before Offering Paid Family Leave.
For employees who have experienced an AD&D loss, a new service can help provide personalized return-to-work support. Find out more in the BenefitsPRO article, The Standard Adds AD&D Occupational Assistance.
Are organizations setting the right tone for their employees' disability management experience? Consistency, proactivity and accommodations are key components of a successful program. Read the WorldatWork article, Employees Choose HR Over Their Supervisors for Sharing Health Conditions.
18 fewer days of leave were taken by employees who worked with an HR manager vs. a direct supervisor. Our survey results explain why. Read the HR Dive article, Employees Prefer Disclosing Health Conditions to HR, Rather Than Their Boss.
Through collaboration and trust, read how The Standard worked with Phoebe Putney Health System to build a customized voluntary benefits package to meet the specific needs of their employees. See the HR Dive article, As Benefits Homogenize, Will Tailored Voluntary Packages Help Companies Stand Out?
As organizations fight for top talent, paid family leave as an employee benefit offering can help to better meet the caregiving needs of diverse workforces. Read the Entrepreneur article, With Today's Changing Workforce Demographic, Companies That Want to Succeed Would Do Well to Offer This Employee Benefit, by Breanna Scott, director of product management at The Standard, and Terri Rhodes, CEO of DMEC.
Ken Waineo, The Standard's senior director of business development and operations, retirement plans, Pacific Northwest region, provides insight into the role of plan administrators and fiduciaries, and the level of responsibility that can be assumed by external providers. Read the Employee Benefit News article, When Retirement Plan Administrators Make an Error.
Not all employees have the same benefits needs, whether it's due to lifestyle, age or personal buying preference. Persona-based decision support tools can help encourage better benefits selection. Assigning employees to a persona can help ensure benefits information is presented in a way that makes sense to them, says Jackie Waller, senior research program manager at The Standard. Read the SHRM.orgarticle, 2018 Open Enrollment: Targeted Communications Address Differing Needs.