In order to attract and keep the best talent, small business owners have to offer more than just a good salary. Of all the benefits used to lure and retain quality employees, retirement plans are among the most valuable.
A marketing company in the UK has managed to improve the well-being of its employees after allowing them to use a games console at work. Since last February, the staff at Vertical Leap have used the Xbox One for some much needed down time
As more small businesses work to comply with new laws regarding offering health insurance to employees, they must find ways to meet this obligation and still stay within budget. When all is said and done, it may force them to become more creative and work with employees to bear the burden.
Since the Affordable Health Care Act took effect, more small businesses are now required to provide health coverage for their employees. As competition grows in nearly every area for small businesses, having a drawing card like great health benefits can bring in the best employees that might not look at smaller companies otherwise.
No such thing as a free lunch? Not true when you’re an employee of Twitter, Facebook, Eventbrite, Google, AirBnB, or Zynga. As you can see in this infographic put together by the team at WhoIsHostingThis.com, tech companies are redefining employee perks and corporate culture.
Since there are so many people setting up individual LLC’s or home based side businesses, you need to keep a close eye out this time of year for setting up one kind of retirement plan, a SIMPLE IRA. The deadlines are just around the corner in the next few weeks, so could this be the right type of retirement plan for you?
Potential is a free-flowing thing. So is passion. But job profiles limit both. While they certainly are useful, job profiles should not be so rigid as to discourage employees from taking an interest in anything else. If an employee displays great enthusiasm in their role, chances are…
Just because a small business can’t afford to offer its employees the same benefits package as a large corporation, doesn’t mean it can’t come up with creative ways to compensate when cash isn’t always available.
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