How to Create a Positive Employee Benefits Experience for Top Talent

Posted by: on 30 August 2018 in Evolution of Work, HR, Human Capital Management, Talent Management

Benefits are an important tool for attracting and retaining employees. Make sure your employee benefits experience adds value to your employees. Benefits are important when it comes to attracting and retaining top talent. In fact, ADP’s 2016 Employee Engagement Survey reveals that millennials place greater value on benefits and flexibility than Gen Xers and baby...

Advocating for Gender Equality in the Workplace

Posted by: on 23 August 2018 in HR, Human Capital Management, Payroll

Men can advocate for gender equality in the workplace, but success depends on getting past traditional vagaries and moving toward specific programs designed not only to attract but also retain women. Gender equality in the workplace is essential to building a competitive organisation that recruits and retains the best talent. However, bringing about change is...

Closing the Gender Gap: 2 Steps to Get You Started

Posted by: on 16 August 2018 in HR, Human Capital Management, Payroll

While social media and news coverage may make it seem as though the gender gap is a recent phenomenon, it really isn’t. Australia passed “equal pay for equal work” laws in 1969. The late Chinese leader chairman Mao Zedong strongly advocated equal pay for both genders, almost half a century ago. The issue of the...

Closing the Gender Pay Gap: Part 1 — Why It Matters for Finance Leaders, Compliance and Engagement

Posted by: on 10 August 2018 in Compliance, Finance, HR

According to the World Economic Forum’s Gender Gap Report in 2017, although many countries around the globe are taking positive steps to address the gender pay gap,  men are still being paid much more than women, and their earnings are accelerating at a faster pace.  The gender pay gap represents both a compliance issue —...

Pay Equity Legislation: Iceland Leads the Way

Posted by: on 3 August 2018 in HR, Human Capital Management, Payroll

Iceland commemorated International Women’s Day in 2017 by enacting pay equity legislation. The move follows an October 2015 protest when thousands of women left their workplace at 2:38 PM, a time that symbolised the size of the pay gap, reports The Atlantic. While private sector wages are notoriously hard to mandate, Fortune reports that Icelandic...