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It is no secret that benefits become even more important as the labor market tightens. Employers rely on benefits to retain current employees and recruit new ones. More importantly, they tend to search for new benefits that will give them the edge...Read more
Small and large companies alike may choose to adopt a Safe Harbor provision as part of their 401(k) plan design if they’re at risk of failing annual non-discrimination testing, but there are many factors at play when deciding if it’s the right fit...Read more
The United States is unique in that the majority of benefits provided by employers are not mandated by law. We are also unique in some of the non-traditional benefits now being offered, like student loan repayment assistance. So to compare worker...Read more
We all know what it's like to stand in line at the pharmacy waiting to pick up a prescription. Many of us also know what it's like to face sticker shock. You expect to pay less than $15 for a new prescription only to find out you're going to pay a...Read more
Setting goals for employees is not a new strategy. Companies have been doing it for decades. But what many are finding out in the era of big data is that the mere setting of goals alone doesn't do very much. In fact, goals can actually hinder...Read more
There's a growing trend in America, a trend that has more employers dispensing with the old way of giving employees time off in favor of a new PTO model. That's good. But there is another trend that's not so good: employees are not using all of the...Read more
If you are old enough to remember what it was like to search for a job before there was an internet, you also know how far we have come over the last 30 years. Recruiting, hiring, and onboarding are completely different nearly two decades into the...Read more