Browsing All posts tagged under »Employee Engagement«

Four Key Takeaways from Total Rewards 2012

May 29, 2012


Last week’s WorldatWork conference in Orlando was an excellent opportunity to learn about the latest developments in the field of total rewards.  Here are some of my key takeaways from the sessions that I attended: It’s about more than dollars and cents – Various speakers drove home this point in different contexts, but a common […]

Survey: Employees Lack Understanding of Their Benefit Plans

December 15, 2011


A new survey from payroll company ADP finds that HR professionals believe that 4 out of 10 employees lack a full understanding of their employee benefits.

Are Employers Being Short-Sighted?

August 2, 2011


Three news items caught my attention today. The first comes from economist Jared Bernstein’s blog where he notes that real compensation – i.e., wages and benefits, adjusted for inflation – continues to fall. The second tidbit, from CNNMoney, discusses a recent Mercer compensation survey which found that the average increase in base pay in 2012 […]

MetLife Study: Growing Disconnect on Employee Loyalty, Satisfaction

March 29, 2011


MetLife's 9th Annual Study of Employee Benefits Trends finds a growing disconnect between employees and employers on employee engagement and loyalty.

Why We Should Love Bad Managers

November 9, 2010


Is it possible that the HR profession has gone too far in promoting and encouraging employee engagement? And maybe all the time and money spent on leadership training and coaching managers and executives on being better bosses is not just a waste, but perhaps even pulling down the economy? Well, no, not really, but Scott […]

Containing Costs, Not Impact

March 16, 2010


A new study finds that organizations are looking to control the costs of total rewards programs in 2010 while still ensuring that those programs have a positive strategic impact.

Effective Communications Critical to Benefits Satisfaction

November 24, 2009


A solid communication strategy can positively influence employees' attitudes toward their benefits package.