Monthly Archives: June 2008

What Do Employees Really Want?

Today’s HR Daily Advisor Tip from BLR details the 8 things that employees want, and money is not one of them. Aside from compensation, there are several things a company can do to retain its top performers. According to Walter … Continue reading

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Creating a Work/Life Balance

It’s hard to prove whether there’s more stress today than there was 30 years ago, but employers are certainly starting to respond to employees’ need for work/life balance today more than ever before. According to the American Institute of Stress, … Continue reading

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IRS Increases Mileage Rates for Second Half of 2008

Monday the Internal Revenue Service announced that they will increase the optional standard mileage rates for the final six months of 2008 from 50.5 cents a mile to 58.5 cents a mile. The new rates are effective from July 1, … Continue reading

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Seven Workplace Attributes Desired by Top Performers

Flexibility Top performers want the flexibility necessary to properly address concerns inside and outside the workplace. This might include flexible work schedules, liberal paid time-off policies, a nontraditional bereavement leave policy (take as much paid time off away from work … Continue reading

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A Greener Workspace in 3 Steps

It’s sometimes hard to find ways to hop on the green bandwagon without making drastic changes in your lifestyle. There are several easy ways that you can help the environment and your workplace right from your desk! Here are three … Continue reading

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