Category Archives: Employee rewards

Study finds traditional wellness programs aren’t improving health metrics, lowering costs

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Employers need to look beyond the approach of conventional wellness programs to teach employees about healthy behaviors and might want to consider integrated wellbeing programs. Continue reading →

Embedding inclusion and diversity into your talent management strategy

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An effective inclusion and diversity (I&D) strategy impacts all employees at all stages of their career — from hiring to onboarding to development and career progression. Continue reading →

Managing human capital to drive the optimal Talent Experience

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By putting the Talent Experience at the center of their human capital practices, employers can increase inclusion and diversity and better position their organizations for sustained success. Continue reading →

Shaping a flexible Total Rewards experience

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In order for Total Rewards to support today’s evolving work ecosystem, programs must flex not only with changing business needs but also with the shifting expectations – especially regarding choice – of a diverse, multi-generational workforce. Continue reading →

The top 5 human resources priorities for Asia Pacific

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In 2018, we saw HR organizations face escalating challenges around digital transformation and social change. These will surely continue into this year, thus we have identified these five priority areas in which HR must thrive in 2019: 1. Commercial acumen … Continue reading →

Evolving the benefit mindset: Mapping out a blueprint for the health plan of the future (Part 7 in series)

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When it comes to health care benefits and overall wellbeing, it’s time for greater value in the form of better outcomes, better cost and a better experience employers and employees alike. Continue reading →

Start with these 4 steps to create ideal employee journeys

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Creating ideal customer journeys is difficult in practice. Start by thinking through personas, personalization, integrations and AI. Continue reading →

3 steps to start closing the gender pay gap

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In a high-stakes race for talent, a gender pay gap can leave you sidelined. Understanding this gap requires a little sleuthing, and named executive officer pay is a good place to start. Continue reading →

Evolving the benefit mindset: Optimizing and aligning the benefits experience (Part 6 in series)

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It’s important to go beyond programs alone to ensure that your employee experience is aligned with the organization's purpose and values. An optimal benefits experience delivers an employee experience that "meets them were they are" and helps them need make the best decisions for themselves and their families. Continue reading →

Why now is an opportune time to revisit your employee assistance program

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Despite their potential, EAPs have historically been under-used by employees, with observed utilization rates of about 3%-5% reported by some Willis Towers Watson clients. But employers can use the programs to enhance overall employee wellbeing. Continue reading →