A small business owner considers his new year reflections and writes down notes at a desk.

6 New Year Reflections for Small Business Owners

When you're an employee, your boss probably sits you down each December for an annual performance appraisal. Things are a…

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An HR representative discusses available health plans with two employees at a table.

Can I Give My Employees Open Enrollment Advice?

Does open enrollment communication to employees often seem to fall on deaf ears? It turns out employees do want open…

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A group of people bring a turkey to the table for a holiday meal.

Can a Standard Vacation Policy Help You Keep Up During the Holiday Season?

As the holiday season approaches, more people will start requesting time off during what for many businesses is one of the…

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Employer Wellness Programs

What’s the Best Way to Get Employees to the Gym?

Sure, you want to get your workers to the gym, but how should you do it? Should you set up a fitness reimbursement system as…

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Breaks at Work

Are Your Employees Taking Lunch Breaks? Here’s Why They Should

The harder your employees work, the better, right? Not quite. Breaks at work, from regular lunch hours to informal…

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small business benefits package

How to Create a Small Business Benefits Package Your Employees Will Love

While the desire to create a great small business benefits package may not have been one of the reasons you decided to go…

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Workplace Bullying

Do You Know the Dangers of Workplace Bullying?

If you thought bullying was something we all left behind in junior high school, you can count yourself lucky. According to…

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Cost of Childbirth

Controlling Costs: Pregnancy and Childbirth

Do you know the cost of childbirth in the United States? Time's Money magazine reports that the average hospital cost of…

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Dermatology Costs

Controlling Costs: Dermatology

Most people know that you should schedule an annual checkup with your primary care physician and visit the dentist regularly…

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Workplace Culture

Is Your Workplace Culture Harming Your Employees’ Health?

Workplace culture has a bigger impact on your employees' health than you may think. Your company's culture influences a wide…

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Understanding Health Insurance

Do Your Employees Understand Their Health Insurance?

Everyone knows that they need to take care of their health, but when it comes to truly understanding health insurance, how…

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Online Medical Advice

The Pros and Cons of Online Medical Advice Websites

You want your employees to stay on top of their health, and it makes sense that they would turn to the internet to help them…

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