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Employee Benefits: Vacation; Health, Life and Disability Insurance

A modern approach to compensation and employee benefit plans rewards and recognizes your best employees. Effective employee benefits strategies raise productivity, increase employee retention, and have a positive impact on the bottom line. Visit these employee benefits resources that emphasize current thinking in employee benefits administration.
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What's In a Comprehensive Employee Benefits Package?
Want to attract and retain the best employees? To support your recruitment efforts offer a comprehensive employee benefits package with these components. Learn more.

Getting the Best Benefit From Your Employee Benefits?
Is your employee benefits package giving you the payback you deserve in increased employee appreciation and satisfaction? Chances are, your employee benefits are not. Employees only understand and appreciate part of the employer's cost of the employee benefits they receive. Learn more about the types of employee benefits available.

How Employers Are Managing Health Care Reform and Its Uncertainty
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will deliver changes to employee benefits over the next few years. Find out some of the changes employees and employers will experience.

Compensation
What makes up an employee's compensation? Find out all of the benefits and cash that are included in the term compensation.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for Health Care
Health care flexible spending accounts (FSA) let employees pay for some health care and dependent care expenses with before-tax dollars. Find out more.

Key Points About Open Enrollment for Benefits
To get the most out of open enrollment and their benefits, employees must fully understand the benefits choices that their employer provides. Find out more about open enrollment.

Paid Holidays
Benefits are a form of compensation paid by employers to employees over and above the amount of pay specified as a base salary or hourly rate of pay. Benefits are a portion of a total compensation package for employees. A comprehensive, common set of benefits includes the following components.

Related to Paid Sick Days
Paid sick days are time off from work that an organization voluntarily provides as en employee benefit. Learn more about how sick days are accrued and used.

Paid Time Off Policy
Definition of the paid time off approach to employee vacation, sick days, and personal days for the human resources glossary of human resources related terms. Paid time off has advantages and disadvantages that are explored in this definition of paid time off.

Paid Vacation Days Policy
Want to know more about paid vacation days? Paid vacation days are time off work provided to employees as a benefit. Paid vacation days are generally accrued by employees based on years of service to the organization.

Salary
Some employees receive a salary for work performed. Find out more about salary.

Sales Compensation: Retain Sales Super Stars
Keeping salespeople motivated can be a real challenge. What motivates one might not motivate another. Good sales managers know this and are always aware of where their individual salespeople are on that "motivational" scale. Sales compensation is a crucial factor in motivation. Learn more about keeping great salespeople with successful sales...

Ten Tips to Prevent Vacation Downtime
Summer brings heavy vacation time to organizations. Vacations tax your resources and keep you shorthanded. Work is undone. Customer service suffers. Does this scenario have to happen? Not if you use these ten tips for work coverage. Check them out!

Unemployment Compensation
Know why and when unemployment compensation was created as a safety net for the unemployed? Learn more.

Variable Pay
Variable pay is used generally to recognize and reward employee contribution toward company productivity, profitability, team work, safety, quality, or some other metric deemed important. Variable pay changes depending upon the circumstances. Learn more about variable pay.

Workers' Compensation
Workers' compensation is a form of insurance for employees who are injured or who become ill as a result of their job. Learn what workers' compensation covers and requires.

Health Insurance Is the Foundation of a Comprehensive Employee Benefits Package
What benefit do potential employees seek and current employees value more than any other benefit? Health insurance is the foundation of your employee benefits package.

Dental Insurance Is Part of a Comprehensive Employee Benefits Package
Are you interested in learning about employer-provided dental insurance policies? They offer employees many different options for coverage. Learn more.

Short Term Disability Insurance Enhances Employee Benefits
Short term disability insurance is a critically important component of a comprehensive employee benefits package that employers can use to attract employees. Find out more about short term disability insurance.

What Is Long Term Disability Insurance?
Need to understand long term disability insurance? It's an employee benefit that ensures the employee has income during an extended illness. Find out more.

Vision Insurance
Why might an employer want to add vision insurance to their employee benefits package? It's a low cost way to demonstrate you care about employees and their families. Find out more.

Life Insurance
Life insurance is a valued component of a comprehensive employee benefits package. It ensures that an employee's family has income if the employee dies. Learn more.

Readers Share Employee Benefits They'd Love to Have or Offer
Readers stretch their imagination with this question about desirable employee benefits. Benefits for employees, such as health insurance, are costly for employers, but other benefits, such as a flexible work schedule that allows an employee to start work every day at 9 a.m. instead of 8 a.m., cost nothing at all. Let's think creatively about...

Benefit News
Site offers up-to-the-minutes news about benefits, including health plans, retirement, work-life, technology, education, and laws and regulations.

Free Degrees, Loyal Employees
While 85 percent of corporations, in one survey, pay some educational benefits, United Technologies Corp. pays for employee tuition, books and study time. They reap big benefits in employee loyalty, according to this excellent article in the Christian Science Monitor.

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