A growing number of U.S. employers now view voluntary benefits, once considered perks that were “nice to have,” as integral to their core employee benefits strategy.
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When someone says family or family-friendly benefits, you usually think of health insurance, paid time off, flexible hours, and childcare assistance.
In part 1 of this article we uncovered the latest pulse of tech-employee engagement—along with a peek into the differences that are fueling its low ratings. Today we continue with three more ways to refocus your workforce strategies on this all-important employee group, as suggested within fresh research by Willis Towers Watson.
Technology workers seem to have it all: They earn more than most workers and they also have better job prospects, with projected employment in tech-related fields growing 22% by 2022, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
Work automation, including the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, is expected to surge in the next three years in companies throughout the United States, according to a survey by Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking, and solutions company. However, the survey finds very few companies and HR functions are fully prepared […]
Education assistance and student-loan repayment benefits may just be the hot benefit to watch—as a growing number of employers have recently announced they will be offering the perk, and many more say they’re thinking hard about providing it.
Let’s look at a fast-growing trend in corporate benefits of helping employees who are saddled with education-related debt. Today, we outline the main design elements that will structure leadership’s approaches to the perk.
Keeping top talent during a merger or acquisition is arguably critical to the transaction and the future success of the new organization. Yet retaining employees during times of transition can be challenging. In today’s job market especially, staff members may be inclined to jump the corporate ship in search of calmer waters.
A new survey conducted by Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking, and solutions company, finds salary increases are expected to remain basically flat next year, at 3 percent.
It’s a rather natural tendency among many in the management ranks: the temptation to hold on to star performers in current roles, rather than encouraging their promotions, succession plans or transfers to other areas of the company.