Author Archives: Society Insurance Human Resources

About Society Insurance Human Resources

We strive to ensure each new hire will make a contribution to help keep Society moving forward. Beyond the necessary skills required for the job, we look to hire those with additional attributes to create a cohesive environment within our company. Join us and maximize your potential here at Society Insurance by applying at societyinsurance.com.

Continuing Education Benefits for Employees & Employers

Employee development and continuing education opportunities are becoming increasingly important in today’s job market. Millennials are now the largest generation in the workforce. They are not solely pursuing job satisfaction — they are pursuing personal-professional development. There are numerous benefits that come with employees pursuing continuing education. These benefits are not only for employees, but also employers.

Read, ‘5 Interview Questions for Millennials & Gen Z.

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Employee Burnout: Signs & Tips to Prevent It

Did you know that 77% of professionals have experienced burnout at their current job? Poor mental health can negatively affect an employee’s performance, engagement with coworkers, and their physical capability and daily functioning on the job. Recognizing the signs of employee burnout will allow an employer to address and prevent burnout. Let’s take a look at the signs of employee burnout and how to prevent it from happening.

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How to Develop a Flexible Work Schedule Policy

Your employees are a vital part of your business. Employers can experience several benefits by implementing a flexible work schedule. Allowing employees to develop a schedule outside the normal 9 to 5 doesn’t have to disrupt productivity. As long as the employer has developed a flexible work schedule policy to set expectations and lay down a few ground rules, your business should reap the benefit.

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How Your Business Can Benefit from a Company Blog

Having a company blog is not a secret weapon anymore. According to Zoominfo regarding general user behavior, “33% of B2B companies use blogs.” Content is still king, and a blog that publishes timely, valuable and strategic content can support business growth long-term. Additionally, having a content strategy is one of our recommended tips for small business owners that can directly assist with driving traffic to your website. Below we delve into the four main benefits of having a company blog.

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6 Tips for Employee Team Building

A strong sense of teamwork among your employees is crucial to successful operations, longevity, and seamless new employee onboarding. It’s equally important to recognize employee contributions and provide the necessary time for cross functional team bonding to avoid communication silos. Failing to deliver on these items can be detrimental to employee team building and morale.

Read, ‘How to Keep Remote Staff Engaged.

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4 Benefits of Encouraging Movement Throughout the Day to Improve Employee Wellbeing

This entry is part of 11 in the series Health & Wellness

Studies show that a sedentary lifestyle is detrimental to overall health, decreasing blood flow and creating joint issues from posture. Though you can’t control how your employees take care of themselves off hours, you can instill a workplace culture that values their health through small but effective changes that encourage movement. Employee health and wellbeing is one of the 9 Pillars of Employee Engagement. The wellness benefits of encouraging employee movement are numerous.

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5 Tips for Harassment Prevention in the Service Industry

America’s service industry is experiencing harassment at a higher rate than workers in other industries. According to Eater, ‘More than 170,000 claims were filed with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) between 1995 and 2016. Of those, 83% came from women. Just over 10,000 claims were filed by employees of full-service restaurants. An additional 1,000 came from those who work in other types of eating establishments, including bars or limited-service restaurants; around 800 claims came from agricultural workers.’ Below we discuss 5 tips for harassment prevention in the service industry.

Interested in learning more on this topic? Read, ‘Sexual Harassment in the Workplace.

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5 Tips for Hiring Seasonal Employees

In Quarter 1 of 2020 the United States employment rate was 71.4% according to data provided by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the unemployment rate was 4.4% as reported by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS). However, given the pandemic, unemployment was at an all-time high of 14.7% ending the month of April 2020. As companies across the United States reopen, business owners may be scrambling to call back workers or may be uncertain how many employees they can afford to have while revenue is down.

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