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Monthly Archives: February 2019

Four Ways LTC Can Help Your Employees

Long-term care insurance (LTC) can feel overwhelming to both HR departments and employees. It’s all about preparing for situations most people don’t even like to consider, and all the jargon in provider pamphlets and on provider websites can make LTC products seem complicated, even daunting. But LTC plans are making a comeback in a lot of benefit packages, and as more Americans plan their retirement, it’s easy to see why. LTC pays benefits to employees […]

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Five HR Conferences You Need to Attend

Too many conferences, not enough time? We’re here to help with a list of five conferences HR professionals across disciplines will find insightful and meaningful, a.k.a., worth the travel. If you hope to increase employee engagement, work with changing technology, or want to improve your recruitment techniques, we’ve got something for you. 1. The SHRM 2019 Talent Conference + Exposition, April 8–10, 2019, Nashville, TN Talented candidates have their pick of open positions right now, […]

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Five HR Headlines You Need to Read

Spring can be a busy season. If you’ve been focusing on paperwork, new hires, and to-do lists, possibly while surviving the polar vortex, we’re here to bring you up to speed on some of the recent developments in your field. We’ve got the HR news you need, from changes in the global workforce to laws on salary histories.1. Ghosting Continues to Be Rude, PreventableAs we’ve mentioned before, you shouldn’t ghost job candidates. However, ghosting can […]

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I Hate Open-Office Plans and So Should You: Part Two

We’ve already confirmed that open offices stink. But here at Beneplace, we never want to address a problem without proposing a solution, so we’ve researched three ways to open and modernize your workplace without resorting to an open office. Every organization has its own unique needs when it comes to office design, which is why this list offers options that are easy to adapt and adjust. 1. Create Areas for Voluntary Socializing Part of the […]

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Five Recruitment Mistakes That Deter Job Hunters

When it comes to recruiting, the pressure is always on: pressure from above to fill the position yesterday, pressure from the hiring manager to find a pool of flawless, magical individuals who may not exist in real life, and pressure from job applicants to reply ASAP with information that won’t be available for another week. There’s also the pressure of knowing the price your organization pays for a bad hire. 41% of companies surveyed for […]

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I Hate Open-Office Plans and So Should You: Part One

Between exercise balls styled into office chairs and the word synergy, some wacky office trends have made their way through the modern workplace. But almost none have been as harmful and annoying as the open-office plan. Open-office plans replace cubicles with communal work areas featuring long tables or desks without divisions. When employers combine open offices with the hot-desking system, employees don’t even have an assigned workspace. Instead, they either reserve a spot or find […]

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