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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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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Valuing employees key to managing staff retention: Using benefits to show you care

Managing for employee retention takes some strategic thinking and sincere actions to ensure that your staff remain committed to championing your company’s cause. In today’s uncertain economic climate, efforts to re-engage and keep your staff motivated are challenged by the fact that you, like many businesses, might be planning to keep budgets for raises relatively …

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