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What Is Empathy in Human Resources Management?

January 23, 2023

Empathy in Human Resources Management is something that comes up often. The idea of a stern leader, who rules with an iron fist, is outdated. Today’s leaders are expected to build relationships and trust to ensure they get the most out of employees. HR has the double burden of demonstrating empathy and teaching executives to model this kind of …

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Financial Fitness for the New Year

January 18, 2023

It’s often thought that having money leads to happiness.  While that’s not necessarily true, being financially secure does create a sense of well-being which impacts your mental and physical health.  To address our whole health in 2023, we need to understand the relationship between financial and physical wellness. Inflation, at 7.1%, has made financial stress …

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The Rise of Healthcare Costs & How to Reduce it

January 17, 2023

The Why According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, in 2021, healthcare costs skyrocketed to $4.3 trillion. This is caused by the premium increases, higher deductibles and copays, and soaring prescription drug prices. Most of these costs are market driven from the unregulated prescription drug costs and healthcare providers’ salaries rank higher than …

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10 Top HR Trends for 2023

January 12, 2023

The new year is on the horizon, and everyone is predicting what 2023 HR trends to anticipate. Recently, HR Exchange Network posted a question on Terkel.io to discover what Human Resources and business leaders will be navigating, challenging, and experiencing in the year ahead. Here are the answers: Bring It with Gamification “Gamification is one of the …

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Top Benefit Trends for 2023

January 6, 2023

A hot labor market that has seen scores of employees leave their jobs for new and better opportunities has HR and benefits leaders planning to up the ante when it comes to benefits that sway workers to stay. But at the same time, employers also are aware of soaring costs and inflation concerns and are …

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CAA 2023 Extends HSA Telehealth Relief for Two More Years

January 3, 2023

Congress passed an omnibus government funding bill at the end of 2022 titled the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 to avoid a shutdown. One of the provisions affects HSA telehealth services by again extending HSA relief to consumers with High Deductible Health Plans (HDHPs). Consumers can receive first-dollar telehealth and remote care services and not …

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