New York family leave: Is it a game changer?

Oct 19, 2017 11:20:44 AM / by The HR Trove by Willis Towers Watson posted in Trends, Regulatory, Family leave, Paid time off, Time off

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The leave landscape continues to shift for employers and employees alike. While the landmark 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provided job security for up to 12 weeks for leave, it has always been unpaid. Recent trends, however, have seen many states upping the ante with paid leave arrangements supporting a broader range of need.

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Which employee opinion survey is right for you?

Oct 5, 2017 2:15:30 PM / by The HR Trove by Willis Towers Watson posted in Products

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Start with the business need

If your company is new to employee opinion surveys, it’s natural to wonder where to begin.  A good place to start is to identify the issues you are hoping solve. Broadly speaking, there are four types of employee surveys. We suggest you begin with the one that best meets your current needs.

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Cracking the code: Using performance management to better retain and engage millennials

Oct 5, 2017 9:35:07 AM / by Daniel Mason posted in Trends, Products, Performance reviews

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Keeping employees is critical for the success of any organization. Retaining millennial employees, a group who has almost become synonymous with turnover, has become a hot topic for many of our customers and clients as our recent research shows that cost of turnover equates to about 60% of an employee’s yearly salary.

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Rover at work: How to become a pet-friendly workplace

Sep 22, 2017 3:24:09 PM / by The HR Trove by Willis Towers Watson posted in Trends, Tools

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Organizations of all types and sizes use employee perks to promote well-being, increase employee engagement, and improve productivity. Perks also help foster a workplace culture that can differentiate your organization from local and industry peers to help with hiring and retention.

Many employers are capitalizing on the positive impact that pet-friendly workplace policies often have on hiring and retention, and are taking Rover into consideration when developing workplace policies and benefits.

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Use video to reach — and teach — your employees

Aug 24, 2017 1:00:00 PM / by The HR Trove by Willis Towers Watson posted in Tools

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No doubt your workforce is unique in many ways. However, they’re probably just like everyone else in that they are short on time and want a great communication experience  — one that’s engaging, easy to understand, and accessible when they want it and on their device of choice. How can you accomplish this? Make video one of your top communication channels and remember these six tips.

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