Tag: benefits

One Percent Edge #Podcast: Kevin D. Monaghan

Recruiting Top Performers with Creative Incentive Packages with Kevin D. Monaghan What are employees looking for in compensation packages? Is it really ALL about the money? What we’re finding in today’s business world is that many employees are looking for a more holistic approach from employers. They want benefits packages that include flexibility, gym memberships, […]

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How to bring the power of ‘bundling’ to your benefits package

By Susan Solovic, THE Small Business Expert “Bundle it baby!” Tweet by Frank Fritz, co-star American Pickers. Anyone who has seen even a single episode of American Pickers knows that Frank Fritz, one of the stars of the popular show, loves to “bundle” items to get what he wants at the price he needs to […]

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The genius of using benefits as a strategic tool for competitive advantage

By Susan Solovic, THE Small Business Expert If you’re a small business owner, staying ahead of recruiting and retaining top talent is one critical way to grow. Yet, when MetLife conducted its most recent Employee Benefit Trends Study (EBTS), it found that only 16 percent of small business owners are planning to change their benefits […]

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You’ll be surprised to see how under-30 women value workplace factors

I’m joking a little bit here, but do you think there’s a correlation between the increased popularity of yoga and the increased importance of workplace flexibility? A Fairygodboss online survey of 100 women showed that flexible hours/part-time employment is one of the most cherished job factors for women job seekers. But while workplace flexibility is […]

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These Are The Benefits Your Employees Really Want

By Liz Greene Though companies have been using benefits to attract and retain talent for decades, selecting and implementing these optional extras isn’t always cut and dry. Many small-business owners aren’t sure which benefits are most valuable to their employees. Consequently, they suffer from decision paralysis, or worse, extend the wrong benefits and lose money in […]

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