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Wendy White

As the Director of Client and Clinical Services at CareATC, Wendy manages the implementation and ongoing success of our clients' clinic programs. She is also a resident expert on all things CareATC, having been with the company for over 10 years.
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Recent Posts

When Expats are in the Mix, Consistent Benefits are a Must

Posted by Wendy White on October 4, 2016

If you have employees who travel between the U.S. and other countries, it can be tough to meet regulatory obligations for both nations.

Similar problems arise when hiring a foreign employee in the U.S. on work visa, or an employee who telecommutes from another nation.

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10 Common Questions Employees Have About Benefit Options

Posted by Wendy White on September 20, 2016

Employers around the country are changing their employee benefit offerings from the ground up. Sometimes it's hard to know what potential employees think about a certain set of benefit options.

To get inside the heads of the best potential talent, take a look at Employee Benefit News' list of 10 questions asked by employees about benefit packages.

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As Economy Improves, More Employees Look Elsewhere

Posted by Wendy White on September 6, 2016

The American economy is improving, but this isn't doing anything to help the ongoing talent shortage.

As new and better positions open up in countries around the nation, 52% of surveyed employees reported being open to leaving their current job. 44% were already seeking new employment.

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Why 'Middle Managers' Are an Employer's Most Important Leaders

Posted by Wendy White on September 6, 2016

The term "middle manager" might not have the nicest ring to it, but these managers are actually essential for good company culture. Middle managers are the "feet on the ground," so to speak.

When HR rolls out new policies or needs to take certain kinds of action, managers are the force that implements them.

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Learning Your "Employee Benefits Score"

Posted by Wendy White on August 25, 2016

We all know the importance of a good personal credit score, but you might not know that businesses have an equivalent score determined by employer benefits quality.

A good Employee Benefits Score (EBS) will make these benefits packages a lot more affordable for businesses.

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How to Keep Workplace Stress Down in the Run-up to the Election

Posted by Wendy White on August 17, 2016

The American Presidential election cycle: torturously long and toxically divisive. Your employees are as aware of election news (and their own deeply held opinions) as citizens all over the country.

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Rebooting Anti-Discrimination Efforts

Posted by Wendy White on August 8, 2016

Thirty years ago, the Supreme Court ruled that harassment in the workplace was a form of discrimination. A recent exhaustive study on workplace legal charges has found that harassment is still a big problem.

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Keeping Offices Cool and Productivity High

Posted by Wendy White on August 5, 2016

One thing everyone can agree on is that this summer has been hot. This pretty much holds true wherever you live on planet Earth.

One study from sunny India found that keeping offices cool resulted in a 12% increase in productivity. Similar findings have been demonstrated around the world.

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3 Keys to Better Management of Workplace Conflict

Posted by Wendy White on July 21, 2016

Conflict is always going to come up in the workplace. Because it's only a matter of time, it's important for HR management always to be ready.

No two conflicts are alike, all featuring the unique personality components of the people involved. This requires improvisation on the part of management.

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Workplace Wellness Incentives May be Taxable Income for Employees

Posted by Wendy White on July 19, 2016

Workplace wellness incentives can get pretty flashy. We're talking about gift cards, premium savings, and other juicy perks.

But it's possible that these wellness incentives are so generous that they become taxable by the IRS as employee income.

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