The holidays are upon us. They are a time of joy and family gatherings. They are a time when we take stock of our blessings, and we prepare to begin a new journey into the new year.
When I began consulting, I always knew I would be helping companies solve HR problems. In fact, that was the reason I was there! What has surprised me the most is the number of retirement plan account problems I have encountered throughout my time with Helios.
In these times of working leaner and meaner, we find ourselves trying to figure out how to do more with less. We need our employees to be heavily engaged in the work they are doing for us to ensure they are as productive as possible.
There is so much in the news today about our culture in the United States. With the recent #MeToo campaign, in which people are indicating they have suffered sexual harassment or assault, to the troubles in Hollywood, people are growing tired of not being treated with respect and dignity. We have become a society that is more sensitive to discriminatory actions than ever before and more tolerant of differences in society. And it’s not just about gender differences anymore, it’s about every difference!