Health/Benefits

How CEOs Can Use Flexibility and Vacation in Their Talent Management Strategies

Many of today's most successful and profitable companies enjoy high employee satisfaction and engagement by offering more flexible work arrangements and more paid time off. Experts say more flexibility can have less risk than one might imagine while becoming an important tool to help recruit and retain talent.

As Families Transform, Leaders Expand Leave Offerings

Definitions of what constitutes a modern family unit are changing so rapidly that CEOs may have to revisit their company's parental leave offerings to attract and retain top talent, a new survey finds.

Drug Use at Work: Should it be Encouraged?

For many business leaders, the term 'artificial intelligence' will inspire thoughts of robots assembling parts or super computers mining data. But what of the notion of artificially enhancing human workers' own minds and bodies, including the CEO's?

Small, Mid-Market Firms Are Most Harmed by Healthcare Policies

It’s easy to make the case that the president’s sweeping overhaul of one-sixth of the U.S. economy has disadvantaged small and mid-market firms (SMBs) more than large companies, which can more easily absorb higher health insurance costs.

Are U.S. Business Leaders Ready for Paid Paternity Leave?

The U.S. ranks last in paid parental leave, but some companies are stepping up to change that.

Rebooting Workplace Wellness: Moving Beyond Lifestyle Management to Achieve Real Returns

CEOs are committed to workplace wellness. At the same time, an industry debate about the ROI of workplace wellness programs has called into question the hard returns companies can expect from their wellness investments, which critics claim are a waste of money and do little to lower claims and thus insurance premiums.

How Health Data Can Drive Business Growth and Bring Benefits Cost Down

Health and well-being are critical components of a productive workforce—and, by extension, a healthy economy.

Employee ‘Well-Being’ Programs Climb Higher on CEOs’ Priority Lists

More CEOs and other senior executives are embracing the idea that employee “well-being” programs that go beyond health benefits and an exercise room—meant to address mental and emotional health as well as physical—are paying benefits in workplace productivity and staff engagement.

Companies to Workers: Start Saving More—Or We’ll Do It for You

Firms are boosting the automatic retirement-savings rate—and finding little pushback from employees

Women Executives Are Monitoring and Analyzing Mayer’s Maternity-Leave Decision

Marissa Mayer has been shaking things up since she became CEO of Yahoo in 2012. Sometimes she causes waves with how she’s trying to lead the once-pioneering tech brand back to its old relevance. And sometimes—as now—Mayer is the subject of controversy over how she handles the very public intersection between her private life and as a mother and her position as a leading icon of female CEOs.
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CEO Confidence Remains Solid In March, But Trails 2018 Levels

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in current business conditions remains flat month-over-month, at 7.3 out of 10, while confidence in future conditions decreased slightly to 6.7/10, from 6.8 in February.
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