Benefits Communications Shouldn’t Stop after Open Enrollment Ends
Open enrollment season is an opportunity to remind your associates about their benefits options and prepare them to maximize their choices for the year ahead. It is a unique opportunity where employees are expecting highly detailed information in a relatively […]
Hot Topics in Total Rewards
From conference presentation topics to client interactions, here’s a look at four Total Rewards current hot topics: Employee Recognition Program Vendors The number of vendors administering employee recognition programs has increased. Some manage offerings that provide employees with goods (i.e., […]
A Hidden Hazard of Plan Administration—A Mishandled Power of Attorney
Plan sponsors have a lot to think about with the administration of their employee benefit plans. There may be loans, hardship distributions, beneficiary designations, and numerous optional benefit forms. It can spin heads. Fortunately, federal law (i.e., ERISA and the […]
Using Lean Six Sigma to Create HR Bandwidth
HR leaders are continually looking to accomplish more with less, especially with the wave of experienced HR professionals leaving the workforce. Companies are finding success using basic Lean Six Sigma principles to create bandwidth. Recent anecdotal accounts related to the […]
Top 20 Considerations for an HR Leader Facing a Divestiture
Business can move pretty fast. In one month, you are acquiring a new organization and supporting integration activities. Just a few months later, you are working on a divestiture which means trying to help this organization stand on its own […]
Top 20 Considerations for an HR Leader Facing an Acquisition
If your organization is embarking on a merger or acquisition, the impact may be significant to both the legacy and acquired organizations. Successful integration will require careful planning and the right resources. Using our experience in supporting clients through acquisitions, […]
Executive Compensation Planning for Owner Executives of Private Business after Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
The new tax laws have created opportunities for private businesses—reducing tax rates and creating investment incentives; however, there are a few challenges. This article will review the complexities for planning executive compensation for owner executives of private companies after the […]
Communicating Change Requires a Disciplined Approach
As organizations try to adapt to continuous change inside and outside their walls, many will look to change management experts to guide the process of getting employees to work in new ways.
Planning a Merger? Don’t Neglect HR!
To enhance financial results and minimize risk, companies should address human resource issues during the earliest stages of the M&A.
Rewarding Value in a Non-Profit Organization
By Rob Rogers. One of the common distinctions made by leaders in the non-profit, tax-exempt world is the lack of opportunity of real “ownership.” In the for-profit world, it is common to include some type of “equity” award in the […]