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Here’s how to ensure employees know how to pick the right benefits

How are you communicating your benefits package to employees? According to recent research, the average employee spends less than 30 minutes selecting their benefits. Read this blog post for more on communicating benefit options to employees.

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DOL Offers Wage and Hour Compliance Tips in Three Opinion Letters

Three new opinion letters were released on July 1, by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). These new resources address how to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regarding wage and hour issues. Read on to learn how the agency would enforce statutes and regulations specific to these situations.

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Are your job posts designed to recruit the best talent?

The U.S. Department of Labor reported that there are some 7.6 million unfilled jobs in the U.S. Poorly written job postings may be one of the reasons employers are having trouble filling open jobs. Continue reading to learn more about how to recruit the best talent.

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Culture is what employers ‘do when no one is looking’

Often, employers advertise their values to attract talent, but if they do not practice what they preach, they risk losing talent. A recent survey showed that 30 percent of job seekers left new positions after 90 days because of company culture. Continue on to learn more.

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The Occupational Phenomenon Called Employee Burnout

Poor organization culture and work expectations at an organization can foster employee burnout, defined as “a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed,” by the World Health Organization. Read this post to learn more about employee burnout.

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Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace

In the last five years, employers have more aggressively worked to inform employees about what resources are available to them in regards to mental health. Read this blog post from UBA to learn more about supporting mental health in the workplace.

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Engaging employees in healthcare — even while traveling

Does your health insurance plan include coverage outside the state or region where your business is located? Americans took 463.6 million trips for business in 2018, leaving employees unsure of what to do when they get sick or injured while away. Read this post for how employers can engage employees who are traveling in healthcare.

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One overlooked way to promote well-being: Target oral health

Targeting oral health is an overlooked way of promoting employee well-being. Research shows an association between gum disease and conditions like diabetes and coronary artery disease. Continue reading to learn more.

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A 55-year-old intern? Why older apprentices may be the answer to the talent gap

Looking to revitalize your workforce? Internships and apprenticeship programs may not just be for young professionals. The DOL’s Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion recently called for a process that would establish industry-recognized apprenticeship programs (IRAPs). Read this post to learn more.

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