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These 3 Cost-Effective Programs Boost Employee Wellbeing

In honor of Employee Wellbeing Month, U.S. employers give special attention to improving the health and happiness of their workers. We’ve compiled a list of high-impact wellbeing programs that will also increase productivity, lower turnover and reduce absenteeism, without costing an arm and a leg to implement.

Infographic: Backup Care Utilization at a Glance

Backup Care programs have become an in-demand tool to recruit and retain top talent, and use is booming. We've complied some utilization statistics to help you understand how your employees might use a backup care program.

Supporting Your Sandwich Generation Employees Is Smart Business

Nearly one-quarter of employees are considered Sandwich Generation caregivers, meaning they’re caring for children and aging loved ones simultaneously. That numbers is expected to grow substantially as the population ages and seniors live longer.This surge in Sandwich Generation employees could cost you dearly in several crucial ways. The good news is … it doesn’t have to.

3 Tips for Securing a Backup Care Budget

One of HR’s biggest challenges each year is deciding how to spend its employee benefits budget. While traditional benefits remain a good investment, emerging benefits like backup care programs are increasingly important to attracting and retaining talent.

To Thrive, Employers Must Support Workers Inside and Outside of the Workplace

Why the focus on helping employees thrive? Because thriving, happy employees are better employees. They are more engaged in their work, are more loyal to their employers, and more meaningfully contribute to their organizations’ goals.

Why You’ll Lose Talent Without Caregiving Benefits

If you don’t have strong caregiving support programs in place, plan to lose valuable talent to employers who do. Providing your employees with these valuable benefits has a clear upshot, they will significantly impact talent acquisition and retention, and companies that offer these benefits have a distinct advantage in the escalating war for talent.

The Causes and Costs of Workplace Stress, and What You Can Do About Them

Work-related stress is rising, but that doesn’t mean your organization has to be a victim to it. There are ways to lower your employees’ stress levels—and strengthen your employment brand in the process. Here's what you can do to combat the costs and causes of workplace stress.

Put These 5 Financial Wellness Trends to Use in 2019

Do employers have a responsibility for the financial well-being of their employees? Remarkably, employers and employees are saying yes to this question. In light of this growing focus on employees’ financial wellness, here are five voluntary benefits set to trend upward in 2019 and beyond.

4 Strategies for Managing Your Company’s Caregiving Costs

To gain control over turnover and productivity losses, a recent Harvard Business School study recommends that employers shift their perspective on caregiving to view it as a talent management challenge rather than merely a potential benefit expense. Here are four strategies to consider.

Caregiving Crisis: Are U.S. Employers Looking the Other Way?

Caregiving is laced with “hidden costs,” including major turnover and productivity losses, which are already undermining the wellbeing of American companies and their workforces. And the future looks even more troubling. Here we examine a recent Harvard Business School study on the caregiving crisis employers are facing.