How artificial intelligence can affect employee engagement

Engaged employees are ready to do everything in their power to provide clients with positive experiences. Their productivity and morale are high, and they perform all the work in accordance with the company’s best interests. Moreover, engaged employees are not interested in changing jobs, even when they are bombarded with recruiter’s calls, because they see …

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Workplace culture: Why does it matter and are your employee benefits aligned with it?

Whether managers and business owners think that the concept of culture is too nebulous or too soft to bother about, most contemporary organizations view workplace culture as a critical ingredient for success. Salesforce, for example, says the main reason why their company is recognized for being one of Fortune 100’s Best Companies to Work For …

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How can preventative benefits boost employee wellness?

Employers are increasingly focusing on bolstering employee health and wellbeing; this is not a surprise, especially when considering its far-reaching benefits for staff engagement and productivity. While group medical insurance remains a central part of employee benefits packages, the pendulum is swinging towards employee wellness with a strong emphasis on preventative benefits. Today’s Pacific Prime …

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Tackling presenteeism at the workplace with employee benefits

The cost of absenteeism is widely known. In fact, unscheduled absenteeism can conservatively cost businesses USD 2,650 for every salaried employee per year. It’s the more camouflaged counterpart, however, that is harder to quantify. According to CIPD research, presenteeism costs twice that of absenteeism. Now, you might be asking, “But what exactly is presenteeism?”, and, …

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What should employees do when companies cut healthcare benefits?

With skyrocketing medical costs, employers nowadays are getting more concerned over their insurance budgets, especially within companies which offer more lush insurance plans that include dependent benefits, as well as dental and vision coverage. While companies strive to retain top talent and increase employee engagement with the right mix of benefits, we at Pacific Prime …

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Climate change effects that your business should prepare for

Climate change effects businesses in many ways; from physical damage due to strong winds, flood or fire to business interruption and employee liability costs. In light of the recent California wildfires, as well as the large hurricanes seen globally in 2018, climate-related insurance claims have gone up not only for the individual policyholders, but also …

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