Thousands of HR professionals from around the world gathered in Las Vegas—and online—to attend the SHRM 2021 Annual Conference and Expo, held on Sept. 9-12, 2021. Although the event looked a bit different this year, the theme was clear: to build workplaces where employees and employers thrive, now more than ever, during these ever-changing times. We’re sharing our key SHRM takeaways that you can start practicing in the... Continue Reading →
Looking at the workplace through the lens of the employee gives a very different picture than it did just a couple of years ago. The pandemic brought about a profound change in the way we live, work, and interact with each other. This change has impacted ideas on work/life balance and what we understand to... Continue Reading →
Improving the employee experience has been the hot topic of focus for many organizations. It’s understandable when you consider that a positive employee experience is associated with higher productivity, better employee engagement, and improved bottom line results. In fact, a recent study found that companies with the best employee experiences generated up to 3.8% higher... Continue Reading →
Despite 2019 ending with a strong economy and nominal wage growth, a recent study by PricewaterhouseCoopers found that most employees in America are stressed about their financial wellbeing. 59% of surveyed employees cited money matters as the primary cause of stress in their lives, and 49% reported finding it difficult to meet their household expenses... Continue Reading →
Holistic wellness programs have become more popular than ever among organizations, and it’s easy to see why: a workforce that’s healthy, happy, and engaged provides a formidable competitive advantage. However, wellness programs have also been criticized for their perceived lack of effectiveness. The most common complaint is that most participants, while tending to start off... Continue Reading →
A workplace that emphasizes employee wellbeing is a happier, more productive workplace. At least, that’s what PricewaterhouseCoopers and the University of Southern California found during their latest study on workplace wellness. Here are their 4 recommendations on how employers can promote a culture of wellbeing in 2020: Encourage individuality. Create programs that allow people to... Continue Reading →
October 8, 2019 (Aventura, Florida) – Entertainment Benefits Group (EBG), one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies in the United States specializing in travel and entertainment, announced today the acquisition of Beneplace, a leading platform provider that supports Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and other large organizations.