The Hidden Rewards of Voluntary Benefits
Voluntary insurance policies, such as critical illness, short-term disability, accident, life insurance and many more, help complement major medical policies. Many businesses offer these voluntary benefits to meet workforce needs, and increasingly as a solution to growing health care costs. Insights from the 2013 Aflac WorkForces Report reveal the many hidden rewards for businesses offering voluntary benefits, and the even greater advantages for workers who are enrolled. Read the article.
The Big Breakup: Handling a Worker’s Departure with Grace and Professionalism
Employees today aren’t like those of yesteryear – they don’t take jobs and remain in place until it’s time to collect a pension and a gold watch. Companies have changed too, making the promise of a pension and a fancy timepiece rare. Although savvy human resources professionals will do all they can to retain their companies’ best and brightest, including putting great benefits packages in place, breakups are sometimes inevitable. The key is handling them with professionalism and respect. Read the story.