Week in Review – Popular Content
True Or False? ‘Employees Today Only Stay One Or Two Years’ (Forbes)
It’s time to put an end to the popular myth. For some reason, a lot of employers are running around with the assumption that employees only plan on staying with a company for one or two years. This myth has permeated the business world and even leaked its way into reputable online publications—being voiced by supposedly reputable people. But, it’s wrong—dead wrong. Read more.
Why Bosses Should Snoop On Employees Less (Huffington Post)
It has never been easier for your boss to spy on you at work. But doing so may be a mistake. While some companies justify employee monitoring as an attempt to make things run more smoothly, it can actually hurt morale and have a ripple effect on the business’ overall performance. Read more
Week Ahead: Trending Topics (#Wellness)
Trending topics from the last week impact the stories this week. These are great topics to blog and Tweet about. Learn how HRmarketer software can help your HR and recruiting brand do a better job at content marketing. View plans.
Study Finds A $550 Incentive Doesn’t Motivate Workers To Lose Weight
Promising workers lower health insurance premiums for losing weight did nothing to help them take off the pounds, a recent study found. Read more.
The Wellness Program Awakens: District Court Rejects EEOC Challenge in Flambeau
Wellness programs, already something of a force in the group health plan industry, received a shot in the arm at the end of 2015 when a federal district court in Wisconsin ruled that an employer may require compliance with a wellness program as a condition for participation in its group health plan, without violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Read more.
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Did You Know
Handwriting Analysis Week (National) is observed the week containing January 23rd, John Hancock’s Birthday. Face-to-face interviews and checks of the references of potential employees used to be enough for many employers. But as corporate governance scandals have proliferated, many companies have been searching for new ways to weed out potentially troublesome hires and to monitor the behavior of existing employees. One of the latest tactics is handwriting analysis.
Term of the Week: Visit the HR Glossary of Terms.
Wage Drift: The difference between basic pay and total earnings, due to a variety of possible factors such as overtime, bonuses, gender, age and performance.
Vendor M&A And Partnership News
A sampling of this week’s mergers and acquisitions announcements from around the human resource marketplace – and other partnerships. Latest news here.
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