Category: Benefits

Workplace Wellness 101 with Hallmark Business Connections

When sizing up what type of employee programs to implement in your company’s HR plan, what sometimes gets overlooked is a wellness program — and experts agree that this could be a mistake. According to the American Heart Association, “Poor diet, lack of exercise, and other major risk factors for heart disease and stroke are
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What’s in Your Employee Handbook – And Is it Relevant?

  Your company’s employee handbook is a comprehensive document covering such topics as company policies and procedures, salaries and benefits, and other human resource-related information. However, since both society and the workplace are fluid environments, the employee handbook must stay abreast of these changes to remain relevant. According to a recent XpertHR survey of 521
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Besides a Good Salary (Duh!), What Do Employees Really Want?

Employees want to be paid well for their services – and if your company hasn’t figured that out, do not pass go and do not collect $200. However, a good salary is only the starting place, not the finish line. According to a recent survey by Accountemps, the world’s first and largest specialized staffing service
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If You Love Your Employees, Let Them Go

If you let your employees go, there’s a good chance they will not only come back, but will also be more loyal, less stressed, and more productive. So how do you let your employees go? With three simple words: paid time off. According to The Lockton Survey Report, paid time off (PTO) is a significant
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