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!
You just met with your Meltzer Rep and signed the renewal for next year’s insurance programs. What should you do now with your benefit plan changes going into effect in few months? Getting organized is the first step to a successful Open Enrollment.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that 3.2 million of the roughly 153 million workers in the United States voluntarily left their jobs in July 2017. What isn’t reported by the BLS is the number of employees who had expressed the potential desire to leave their company, only to be persuaded by their management team to remain with the organization.
Buzzwords in business are overused to the point of becoming fads at times. We hear phrases daily such as “culture”, “engagement”, “wheelhouse”, “synergy”, “incentivizing”, “strategic”, and the list goes on and on. When these buzzwords become so common in our workplace, it shouldn’t be surprising to hear so many managers and executives misusing these terms to suit their own agendas, while confidently speaking as experts on achieving each.