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Healthcare as a Competitive Advantage: How Onsite Clinics Drive Talent Acquisition and Retention

Posted by CareATC on October 3, 2023

In today's highly competitive job market, attracting and retaining top talent has become a strategic imperative for businesses. One increasingly popular approach to gaining a competitive edge is offering onsite healthcare clinics for employees. Employer-sponsored clinics continue to be a key health and benefits strategy, especially among large employers. Nearly a third of all organizations with at least 5,000 employees offer a primary care clinic to their employees. This rises to 38% for employers with 20,000 or more employees (Mercer, 2021). These clinics not only provide essential medical services but also serve as a powerful tool for talent acquisition and retention.

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Mastering Open Enrollment: Proven Tips and Best Practices for HR Professionals

Posted by CareATC on September 5, 2023

Open enrollment season is a crucial time for both employees and HR professionals. It's the period when employees can make changes to their benefit plans to ensure their selection works best for them and their dependents. For HR teams, open enrollment involves intricate planning and execution to ensure a smooth and successful process. We’ve compiled proven tips and best practices that HR professionals can follow to navigate open enrollment with confidence.

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4 Proven Strategies for Boosting Participation in Wellness Programs

Posted by CareATC on August 1, 2023

Wellness programs are designed to promote the health and well-being of individuals, both in the workplace and in community settings. However, encouraging active participation in these programs can be a challenge. We’ve outlined four proven strategies for boosting participation in wellness programs. By implementing these strategies, you can foster a culture of well-being and improve the overall health outcomes of your employees.

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7 Steps to Implement an Employee Wellness Program

Posted by CareATC on July 5, 2023

HR managers everywhere are working hard to prioritize the well-being of their employees. Implementing an employee wellness program is an effective strategy to create a healthier work environment, boost productivity, and reduce turnover rates. Wellness programs typically include a range of services designed to address wellness, including physical health, mental well-being, and work-life balance. For more benefits of wellness programs, check out our previous blog on the 5 Reasons to Implement an Employee Wellness Program in 2023.

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5 Reasons to Implement an Employee Wellness Program in 2023

Posted by CareATC on June 6, 2023

In today's fast-paced work environment, employee wellness has become more important than ever. As an HR manager, you play a vital role in ensuring the well-being of your workforce. One effective way to prioritize employee wellness is by implementing a comprehensive employee wellness program. In this article, we will explore five compelling reasons why every HR manager should consider implementing an employee wellness program in 2023. But before we begin, let’s get clear on what we mean by an employee wellness program.  

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5 Reasons Employee Appreciation Matters All Year Long

Posted by Gretchen Knurr on March 13, 2018

Employee Appreciation Day comes once a year, but that doesn’t mean that employee appreciation should only happen once a year. It should be a regular part of all the other months and weeks throughout the year. This creates a company culture of appreciation, and when this type of culture is in place the benefits last all year long. Let’s dive into the top 5 reasons employee appreciation matters all year long.

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3 Ways to Celebrate Employees

Posted by Gretchen Knurr on March 6, 2018

Employee Appreciation Day is on March 2nd this year. Missed it? No worries. Don’t let a calendar limit you from creating a day to celebrate your employees.

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Best of 2017 - HR Insights Recap

Posted by Gretchen Knurr on December 19, 2017

It’s hard to believe that 2017 is already coming to a close and what a year it’s been! On the blog, we’ve discussed a wide variety of the most important trending topics in HR. From organizational culture, to self-funded insurance options, employee engagement, and recruitment strategies there has been a lot of information covered. So, this week, I thought I would synthesize this information into some of the big ideas you should remember and bring with you into the new year:

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How to Create a Career Plan for Your Employees

Posted by Gretchen Knurr on December 12, 2017

It’s no surprise that employees rank employee development as one of their top priorities, but do employers do the same? The research suggests not. Randstad, a global staffing firm, conducted a study that revealed 73 percent of employers said fostering employee development is important, but only 49 percent of employees said leadership is adhering to this practice. In a similar fashion, Deloitte conducted a survey in 2012 with some strong results. When employees were asked to indicate the top factors that would cause them to look for new employment over the next 12 months, lack of career progress topped the list, whereas lack of challenge in the job came in at No. 5. These results showcase the importance of having clear career plans for your employees. How does your company rank with this? Inevitably, there may be some gaps to fill in your employee career development process, so read on.

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Creating a Culture of Continuous Learning

Posted by Gretchen Knurr on December 5, 2017

Do you want your company culture to transition from one of competition to one of collaboration? You can accomplish this when you create a culture of continuous learning at your company. While employee growth and learning opportunities may seem like an extracurricular offering, in this day and age, they are essential for your company. Developing a learning culture is no longer just another fanciful idea. It is becoming more imperative for companies to cultivate learning if they wish to stay in business. A learning culture keeps your organization competitive. But how do you create this culture of continuous learning at your company? I’ve created a basic framework of key elements you need to have in place in order to have a culture of learning at your company.

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