This book takes readers through the ins-and-outs of best-place-to work lists. Dozens of case study examples provide insights into what winning - and hopeful - companies are doing to be recognized as the best of the best, and what every organization should look at before embarking on this mammoth adventure.
Organizations spend significant money each year on total rewards to attract, motivate and retain employees. Yet, when employees are unaware of the programs, employers fail to see the full return on their investment. This can be solved by communication. Leveraging the strength of a total rewards package through effective communication is one of the most important challenges for the HR professional.
Given the ongoing deterioration of America's health in the areas of obesity, hypertension, abnormal lipids/cholesterol and insulin resistance, promoting employee health management (EHM) is the best long-term solution to containing ever-rising medical costs. Healthy employees and their healthy families are likely to incur lower medical costs and be more productive. EHM incentives have shown to be effective in making a good cost-control strategy even better.
For many years, organizations have used the term “wellness” to talk about the physical aspect of employee health. However, in the past few years the term “well-being” has come to the fore to represent a more holistic view, encompassing the concepts of financial well-being, spiritual well-being, and emotional and mental well-being — in addition to physical well-being.
With her latest book, nationally known work-life expert Karol Rose has responded directly to the growing demand and challenges of employer-sponsored, work-life initiatives. This book updates and illuminates the concepts presented in Rose's previous effort, "Work-Life Effectiveness: Programs, Policies and Practices," a book often referred to as the work-life profession's "bible." This title book culls and assimilates mountains of information and years of research to build a strong business case for designing, implementing and enhancing work-life programs.
In this collection of articles from WorldatWork, thought leaders provide ideas and concepts about how to effectively implement work-life initiatives, including programs that address telework, flexible scheduling, business continuity, wellness, dependent care and time off. Case studies, research and interviews with professionals in the field discuss the pressing issues facing both employers and employees, proving that creating a flexible work environment can be one of the best ways to increase employee satisfaction beyond simply issuing a bigger paycheck.