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Stress, Money and Millennials: Where’s the Pain Point?

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Today is Stress Awareness Day, so it’s no surprise that for many Millennial employees, money (and financial stress) is still top of mind.

What are the consequences of too much tech?

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What are the consequences of too much tech? Technology streamlines processes but often removes human interaction to do so and recent research points to an epidemic of loneliness in the workplace as a result.

How to Improve Gender Diversity in the Workplace

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How can employers improve gender diversity in the workplace? It starts with tracking representation and setting goals for diversity when hiring and promoting employees. Progress for women isn’t just slow ?

What’s Wrong With Wellness Program Incentives?

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What’s wrong with wellness program incentives? ROI isn’t proven, employees feel forced into participation, and worse, wellness programs can increase weight-based discrimination and stigma in the workplace, which results in increased obesity and decreased well-being.

The Ultimate Hiring Toolkit

Hiring is hard enough. Without the right HR templates and tools, keeping track of and managing the whole process can get out of hand quickly. Get the essential toolkit for all your recruiting and hiring needs, from job requisition to hire. 8 templates, tools and worksheets for every stage of recruiting.

What Do Employees Worry About?

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The number one workplace fear for more than 60 percent of Americans is being underpaid, according to recent research from It’s a valid concern, The Economic Policy Institute reports employers underpay employees $15 billion each year through overtime and misclassification violations.

How Do You Improve Employee Retention?

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If you want to know how to improve employee retention, you need to know why employees quit and Work Institute’s exit interview gives you a great place to start. The vast majority of employees who quit could have been retained, according to Work Institute which conducted over 234,000 exit interviews.

Which Basic Need Are Your Employees Struggling to Afford?

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Millions of Americans faced financial hardships in 2017 and are likely still struggling to afford basic needs, so which one are your employees struggling with?

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Employee Benefits Success is All About Communication

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Employee benefits success is all about communication.

Why You Need to Train Employees for Future Tech

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You need to train employees for future tech so they develop the skills needed to meet the rapidly developing technology that your company will inevitably implement.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

What Does Financial Wellness Look Like for Women?

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Pay equity is a huge barrier to women’s financial wellness in the workplace, but it isn’t the only one. Most women haven’t used retirement calculators and don’t have backup plans if forced into retirement.

Millennial Employees’ Lifestyles Depend On Side Hustle

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A recent survey from Bankrate shows that Millennial employees are increasingly taking on side hustles to save money and keep up with rising living costs. It turns out that having one job doesn’t always make ends meet.

Can Transparency Close the Pay Gap?

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Transparency can close the gender pay gap, but open discussions about compensation are still taboo in the workplace. Research from beqom found s ome employees would rather get a new job when dissatisfied with compensation than ask for a raise or additional benefits.

Financial Support Limits Retirement Readiness for Parents

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Financial support for adult children limits retirement readiness for parents. The latest study from Merrill Lynch reveals that parents are sacrificing their own financial security in retirement to support children whose financial independence has been delayed.

HR Service Delivery software for the non-traditional workforce

The rise of the gig economy means HR must support a variety of worker types. This eBook explains how HR can easily serve the non-traditional workforce, including those in manufacturing and retail who work away from a desk or outside traditional office hours.

How High is Work-Related Stress and What’s Causing it?

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Almost all employees are affected by work-related stress and a new study gives some insight into how high work-related stress is, what causes it, events that make it worse and what employers can do to improve productivity and retention.

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Financial Wellness Research Warrants Worry

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Research from Prudential reveals just how far Americans are from reaching financial goals, like having enough savings to get through retirement years, as well as how optimistic or pessimistic they are about their financial future.

First Look at the Future of Financial Wellness

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Financial wellness has generated a lot of buzz recently and with millions of dollars pouring into FinTech development it’s time to take the first look at the future of financial wellness through the lens of a recent Senate hearing.

What Percentage of Americans Spend More Than They Earn?

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What percentage of Americans spend more than they earn? Recent research looks at spending habits, debt, retirement security and how close or far Americans are from achieving financial wellness.

Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?

Will Increasing Financial Literacy Reduce Overall Financial Stress?

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Financial Literacy Can Reduce Overall Financial Stress and Increase Financial Wellness, Survey Says. Nearly 90 percent of Americans believe financial literacy courses should be a high school graduate requirement. An annual consumer survey highlights growing concerns about financial stress.

The Truth is Open Offices Aren’t Really Collaborative

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Open offices should encourage collaboration between employees, but the truth is open offices aren’t really collaborative after all. Supposedly, open offices improve communication and collaboration.

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Research Says Employees Want Financial Wellness Programs

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A recent study from Bank of America shows employees and employers agree that financial wellness programs have positively impacted them and their companies. The research is in, and employees want financial wellness programs.

Why are Millennials so Distracted at Work?

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Financial stress is a huge work distraction for Millennials in debt and it’s costing the American economy billions. Millennials are now the largest generation in the American labor force and they’re distracted by an overwhelming amount of debt.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

Do You Know How Unprepared Employees Really Are?

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Long-term healthcare is expensive and although most Americans will need it, it’s surprising to know how unprepared employees really are.

Growing Late Bloomers From Inc. Magazine

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Originally posted in Inc. Magazine’s November 2018 issue. . Best Money Moves’ founder and CEO, Ilyce Glink, sat down with Kathy Kristof to discuss the nuances of starting a business later in your career. Thinking about starting a business later in your career?

A Lack of Healthcare Benefits is Causing Financial Toxicity

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A lack of healthcare benefits is causing financial toxicity for employees across the country. If you ever wondered if there was a direct link between financial stress and health outcomes, look no further.

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What Drives Job Satisfaction the Most?

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Looking to boost your employees’ job satisfaction? SHRM’s latest survey on job satisfaction may just have the insights you need. Believe it or not, respect drives job satisfaction more than compensation.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

Revealing Research on Financial Stress and Productivity

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Revealing research from Fidelity Investments highlights the toll financial stress takes on productivity through increased absenteeism. Absenteeism doubles for employees with high levels of debt, according to a recent study by Fidelity Investments.

5 Industries that Desperately Need Financial Wellness Solutions

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With the pension era over and Social Security projected to be tapped out within two decades , employers in every industry are stepping up efforts to help ease financial stress on employees by providing desperately needed financial wellness solutions.

Why I Started Best Money Moves

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The Best Money Moves Team is heading to HR Tech and SAP’s SuccessConnect in Las Vegas. Will you be attending either of these events? If so, please stop by and say hello.

You Need to Focus on Improving Retention. Here’s How:

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In the Best Money Moves Roundup, we run down the latest news including retention, wellness benefits, and sourcing parties. There’s a lot to learn from Jobvite’s recent survey – especially with the lowest unemployment rate in 17 years.

Live Webinar: Our Gift to You – 12 Tips, Tools and Tricks for Recruiting in 2019

With the New Year right around the corner, make the resolution to get your recruiting processes dialed in. Attract top talent by providing a cohesive and enticing experience that get candidates in the door and excited about your company. Join Alissa Bencks, VP of Organizational Effectiveness at Wonderlic and leading Recruiter Rick Powell in a joint webinar to learn how you can drive more candidates to each opening, 'sell' your company to top candidates, and create a positive brand image with your recruiting efforts this holiday season with 12 tips for a more impactful hiring process.

How Can You Make Teams Work for Your Business?

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Insights from a recent survey from Imprev , a leader in real estate marketing automation, on real estate brokerage teams can be applied to any business in any industry that operates with teams. “We knew teams were making a powerful impact on real estate.