Business leaders could lower taxes for this year by deferring income and accelerating spending. Or they could lower taxes for next year by doing the opposite: collecting more income and delaying spending. Here's what to know about other year-end tax moves worth considering, including contributing to workplace retirement plans, investing in equipment and using energy tax credits. Launch this on-demand webcast for more insights: Strategies for Surviving Year-End Reporting.
Though the pandemic may be behind us, significant challenges remain for the health care industry. From labor shortages to stressed-out employees, find out how a strong retirement plan can be a game-changer in motivating (and retaining) productive workers.
In today's dynamic and ever-evolving workplace landscape, the role of HR leaders has undergone a profound transformation. No longer limited to traditional administrative functions, HR leaders are now important players in shaping an organization's success. One of their most critical responsibilities is ensuring that employees are not just the workforce, but a core part of the company's growth and progress.
From "The Great Resignation" and "Quiet quitting" to returning to work and "The Big Stay," there are many terms that have helped describe the evolving workplace and the impact of the pandemic over the past few years on talent's shifting priorities and employers' efforts to manage their workforce.
Questions about reproduction and family planning are surprisingly common in the workplace. While it's illegal for employers to ask about childbearing or family planning during the recruiting process, what about the other scenarios within a candidate's journey where these questions pop up? Potlucks, breakrooms, conference rooms? Handling conflicts in the workplace stemming from unwanted family planning questions can be awkward and uncomfortable for HR leaders, business owners and employees.
"We're extremely pleased with the reception we've received from employees. They like to know you are thinking about them and we want to let our employees know they are the most critical factor in our success," said Robin McCord, HR coordinator.
Offering employees the option to access their wages when needed, not just on a standard pay cycle, can be a difference maker for their financial wellness. Learn how this franchise operation implemented this attractive benefit.
In today's tight labor market, it's more important than ever to design the most complete benefits package. Offering ancillary employee benefits can help you land and retain top talent without breaking your budget.
In a recent webcast, a panel of experts guided benefits professionals through the complicated world of state and federal compliance. They also offered advice for building a benefits program that resonates with today's job seekers and employees. Here's a recap.