Salary secrecy or the taboo of talking about your compensation among colleagues is slowly falling by the wayside as younger generations embrace pay transparency in the workplace.
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10 Secrets to Creating an Amazing Employee Experience (EX)
Employers that want to attract, retain, and motivate top talent must make every effort to create an amazing employee experience.
This employee experience, often called “EX” in HR terms, is the sum of all interactions employees have with your organization, from the recruiting process to the exit interview, and occurs at every touch point along the way from day-to-day mundane interactions to major milestones.
Pay Transparency in Job Postings Has More Than Doubled in Last 3 Years
A study released last month shows that pay transparency in job postings has more than doubled during the pandemic, increasing 137 percent between February 2020 and February 2023.
“Heightened employee expectations and new laws requiring disclosure in some parts of the country mean more employers are adding salary information to their job postings,” wrote Kathryn Mayer for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
The Impact of Technology on HR: How AI Could Revolutionize Industry
Artificial intelligence (AI) is being hailed in some quarters as the biggest step for change for society since the industrial revolution and the emerging technology certainly could revolutionize the human resources (HR) industry by automating repetitive tasks and improving the efficiency and accuracy of HR processes.
Employer Flexible Welcomes Bill Hrabik to Board of Directors
Employer Flexible, a leading provider of human resources solutions, is proud to announce that Bill Hrabik will be joining its board of directors. Hrabik brings years of experience in the PEO industry and a wealth of expertise to his new role.
"We are pleased to welcome Bill Hrabik to the Employer Flexible board," said Employer Flexible CEO Michael Hopkins. "Bill’s deep experience in the PEO industry and thoughtful approach will be invaluable for Employer Flexible as we continue to scale our business.”
High-Earning Day-Rate Workers Now Entitled to FLSA Overtime
The Supreme Court issued a judgment in February that has employers on notice as a 6-3 majority opinion in “Helix Energy Solutions Group v. Hewitt” found that daily-rate workers, no matter their income level, are not exempt from overtime pay unless they are paid on a salary basis as required by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The Importance of Maximizing Your Employee Benefits
In an era of rising inflation and tightening household budgets, it’s surprising that many employees fail to maximize their employee benefits.
In fact, a survey by Voya Financial in 2021 found that 1 in 3 employees do not understand the benefits they selected during the open enrollment, including half of all millennials.
Employer Flexible Acquires Birmingham, AL PEO STREAMLINE CXO
Employer Flexible, a Texas-based PEO with offices throughout Texas, Oklahoma, and Montana, has acquired Alabama-based PEO STREAMLINE CXO.
This is the second acquisition for Employer Flexible in as many years. In 2022 Employer Flexible acquired Oklahoma City-based PEO Partners HR.
HSAs vs. FSAs: Difference and Details
The IRS offers several programs designed to give individuals tax advantages to offset health care costs including health savings accounts (HSAs) and health flexible spending arrangements (FSAs).
“Both a healthcare flexible spending account and a health savings account can cut your taxes and help you save money on medical, dental, vision and other qualified medical expenses. And while they are alike in some ways, each offers different features and benefits,” writes Kemberley Washington in Forbes Advisor.
Urgent Care vs. Emergency Rooms: Where to Go for Injuries & Illnesses
On the eve of the COVID-19 pandemic the number of urgent care centers in the United States had swelled to more than 9,000 facilities, an increase of 58 percent in just six years as Americans looked for alternative care options between visits to their primary doctor and trips to the emergency room.