Archives: HR

Emotional Compensation: An Employee Engagement and Retention Tool

November 14, 2022 | By Cleveland Benefits Partners | No Comments | Filed in: Employee Experience, HR.

First came the pandemic, which was followed by The Great Resignation and the labor shortage, and now quiet quitting. Employers are challenged to attract and retain employees among all these upheavals, keep them engaged, and maintain a psychologically safe work environment. Higher wages, hiring bonuses, increased benefits packages all sound like possible solutions. If your current retention strategy is not having • Read More »

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4 Ways to Recession-Proof HR

September 20, 2022 | By Cleveland Benefits Partners | No Comments | Filed in: Economy, HR.

By all accounts, the United States is likely heading into a recession. Already, the country experienced two consecutive quarters of declining gross domestic product (GDP), which is a red flag. Other signs include inflation, the cooling down of venture capitalist’s investment, a declining stock market, and varying interest rates. However, a strong job market persists, which • Read More »

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Gen Z: Is Quiet Quitting a Problem or a Wake-Up Call?

September 12, 2022 | By Cleveland Benefits Partners | No Comments | Filed in: Generations, HR, Workplace.

Many young employees from Gen Z are taking to TikTok to express their frustration about the workplace and profess their practice of quiet quitting. Essentially, they are remaining at their jobs and still receiving paychecks and benefits, but they are sticking strictly to their the job descriptions and maintaining precise schedules. On social media, some • Read More »

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How Inflation Influences Layoffs

July 15, 2022 | By Cleveland Benefits Partners | No Comments | Filed in: Economy, HR.

The United States, like some other countries around the world, including the United Kingdom and China, are facing an inflation crisis in this post-pandemic era. Inflation has great influence on Human Resources because it can cause the need for wage stagnation and budget cuts. The biggest disappointment during times of high inflation is the possibility • Read More »

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Benefits Education 101 for Employees

June 7, 2022 | By Cleveland Benefits Partners | No Comments | Filed in: Custom Content, Employee Benefits, HR.

Companies spend a large amount of time and money creating valuable benefits plans for employees.  But after all that work, they often get low participation.  Good benefit choices require an effort from employers to ensure that employees have help in understanding their benefits options.  To make things even more complex, employers are having to consider • Read More »

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Generational Myths Part 2: Millennials

April 20, 2022 | By Cleveland Benefits Partners | Comments Off on Generational Myths Part 2: Millennials | Filed in: Generations, HR.

Today’s offices potentially span five full generations ranging from Generation Z to the Silent Generation. A coworker could just as easily be raised with a smart phone in hand as they could have used a typewriter at their first job. Some see differences between generational colleagues as an annoyance (“kids these days!”) and many rely • Read More »

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