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5 Work-Life Balance Strategies to Create an Employee First Culture

If there’s one message from employees that came out loud and clear since the pandemic, it’s the demand for work-life balance! Many employees who were “forced” to work in remote or hybrid conditions during the pandemic found that they liked the freedom, flexibility, and opportunity for work-life balance that the experience gave them. But now that many have come back to the workplace to some degree, they’re continuing to demand that balance.
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Top Workplace Trends for Employee Perks (and How to Uplevel Them)

As we all know, happy employees make for a thriving workplace. And what better way to boost happiness than by offering perks that make their employee experience even better? That’s why we’ve gathered 10 top perks that employees want – and have included innovative ways to improve upon them.
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The Importance of Marketing Your Employee Benefits Programs

Organizations in the U.S. and around the world make significant investments in employee benefits packages to attract and retain top talent. But simply providing a competitive benefits package is not enough. To truly get the most out of benefits plans, organizations must also market the offerings to employees. Read blog
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Community Management will Activate your Workplace and People

Improving organizational culture — by boosting employee engagement, strengthening feelings of inclusion and belonging, and reducing day-to-day stress — is a major priority for employers right now. One way to elevate company culture is to provide a Community Manager, responsible for and dedicated to building community and enhancing the employee experience. Read blog
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Addressing the Work Life Balance and Well-being Demands of Younger Generations

This isn’t your parents’ workplace — or even your younger siblings’ or cousins’ — in many situations. Over the past decade, and especially since the pandemic, the workplace has changed dramatically. So have the demands of employees, especially younger employees.
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Enhancing Employee Engagement: Helping Employees Find Purpose in the Workplace

A recent study by Gartner reveals that a growing number of employees are now searching for personal value and purpose in their work. The traditional mindset of working in pursuit of financial rewards and professional growth is gradually giving way to a more profound desire to make meaningful workplace contributions and gain a sense of personal fulfillment. Read blog
Work life balance in biotech.

Proven Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Biotech Team Members

Maintaining a healthy work life balance is critical for attracting and retaining staffing in any industry and the biotech industry is no different. Achieving this balance is difficult but not impossible. With the right strategies and resources, biotech facilities can create a supportive environment that enables work life balance and sets their staff up for success. Read blog

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Biotech Talent Shortage and Investing in Your Team

In recent years, the field of biotechnology has experienced exponential growth and breakthrough discoveries, revolutionizing healthcare, agriculture, and environmental sustainability. However, this rapid expansion has also led to an acute shortage of skilled talent in the biotech industry.

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A Human-Centered Work Experience: A 4-Step Path to Success

A human-centered work experience recognizing their individual needs, well-being, and aspirations. By prioritizing the human element in the workplace, organizations can foster a more engaged, productive, and satisfied workforce, ultimately driving success.

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The Top 5 Strategies to Support Working Parents

In a competitive talent market, it is crucial for employers to prioritize the implementation of innovative solutions that support working parents. This will help attract and retain top talent, increase engagement, and lower costs. If you’re looking for ways to retain and support your talented parent and caregiver employees, here are some benefits you might consider:

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