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How Employers Can Support Working Parents During Daycare Shortages

Many companies are experiencing the labor shortage twofold- filling their open positions and a daycare worker shortage impacting their employees. Responsibilities such as caregiving affect employees when daycare workers are in short supply as daycare...
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PEO Industry

Here’s How To Make Performance Evaluations Super Productive And Painless (For All)

HR managers who are willing to foster a culture of open communication on a regular basis may be able to eliminate any surprises or uncomfortable conversations prior to performance evaluation submission dates.
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Employee Well-Being

Quiet Firing vs. Quiet Quitting: Why Both Are Equally Bad

Quiet firing and quiet quitting are the latest hot topics on social media and news sources, with both being popular topics of daily conversations among American workers.
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PEO Industry

The Real Value of Great HR

We know HR is key to the success of a business because it is our business. But recent findings from our State of HR survey bring this to light in new ways.
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Compliance

Workplace Investigations: A Framework for Success

Workplace investigations are a common necessity for many reasons—from harassment to conduct-related issues. Knowing how to conduct a thorough fact-finding exercise is key for reducing the liability you face. In this post, we will explore the best practices and steps for conducting workplace investigations.
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Employee Well-Being

The Qualities of Great Managers and How to Develop Them

hink about your favorite manager. Now think about what made them your favorite. Try to think about, for you, what make up the qualities of great managers. Was it the success you earned while working with them?
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Thought Leadership

Making the Most of Job Interviews

Anytime you’re looking to fill a role, time is money. So it’s important to make sure you make the most out of job interviews by maximizing the value of the time spent with each candidate.
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Employee Well-Being

HR’s Role in (Financial) Wellbeing

Last week we wrote about HR's role in employee wellbeing, workplace stress, mental health issues, and an integrated approach to treating the body and mind. This week, we focus on financial wellbeing and how HR leaders can help employees.
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Employee Well-Being

One of HR’s Most Important Roles: Employee Wellbeing

HR has a vital role in bringing insights to leadership regarding employee wellbeing. An employee's mindset to resisting change, company growth, and workplace stress can lead to burnout, mental health issues, disengagement, or resignation.
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Retirement

What Employers Should Know About CalSavers and Retirement Plans

The CalSavers Retirement Savings Program was created by legislation to help ensure that all employed by a California employer have access to a retirement savings plan through payroll deduction.
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Benefits

Should You Revise Your Equity Refresh Program?

Many companies face challenges when hiring and retaining key talent. When budgets are constrained, adding equity grants as part of compensation packages can help attract and keep key employees on your team.
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Benefits

Executive Compensation and Benchmarking: What Employers Need to Know

Today's hiring environment is challenging for employers, as is keeping employees on your team versus joining a competitor.
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Employee Well-Being

Remote Work: An Expected Benefit for New Job Candidates

Is remote work the ‘new normal’ at your company? If not, it's important for you to note that many companies have transitioned to remote operations entirely since the start of COVID-19.
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Retirement

Leaving a Job When You Have a 401(k) Loan

Situations that require funding, such as medical emergencies, home repairs, bills, and more.
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Benefits Retirement

Indicators of Financial Wellness: How Do You Score?

Financial wellness is a state of being where you are in control of your personal finances. Financial wellness means you can cover expenses and save for future goals.
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Retirement

5 Questions to Ask Your Employer About Your Retirement

As you get closer to retirement, you’ll have many questions to answer, and the answers will differ based on where you work and the timing of your retirement. As a result, it’s best to contact your employer to gather pertinent information about your end-of-work arrangement for an easy transition.
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Employee Well-Being

6 Tips for Achieving Financial Wellness

Financial wellness is a state of being in which you are living a healthy economic life and feel good about your financial situation. It is also an essential part of taking care of yourself and those around you.
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Retirement

4 Tips for Managing Debt

Managing debt is a natural part of life. Whether you use a credit card, own a home, drive a car, or paying for school, there are few people who can afford to pay those big-ticket items in cash up front.
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Employee Well-Being Thought Leadership

The Ripple Effect of Mental Wellbeing

May is Mental Health Month and each year more community groups and organizations are using this time to raise awareness and reduce stigma around the challenges that impact more than 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. These statistics can look different depending on your geographic location and population demographics. Regardless, it is important to recognize the reality of mental illness within our communities and...
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Employee Well-Being

A Personal Tribute to Mental Health Awareness

Here at AspenHR, employee mental health is a very important and personal initiative to us.
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Employee Well-Being

How to Fight Burnout

This year has been both physically and mentally draining. We’ve had to adapt to remote work, juggle careers and homeschooling, miss out on important celebrations and milestones, and distance ourselves from friends and family.
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Employee Well-Being

5 Ways To Cope With Health Anxiety

When it comes to your health, it’s natural to occasionally experience some level of concern. Whether you’ve noticed a new mole or want to make sure your blood sugar falls within a healthy range, paying attention to your body and noting any unusual changes can help you get ahead of any potentially serious health issues.
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Employee Well-Being

What To Know About Emotional Support Animals

Have you ever noticed a dog in your apartment complex even though your building forbids them? If so, you may be wondering what’s different about these particular animals.
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Employee Well-Being

How To Prevent Outside Stress From Interfering With Workplace Wellness

As a behavioral health therapist that often works with professionals in high-performing careers, a question I hear a lot lately from my patients is: “How am I supposed to focus on work when I’m so distracted?”
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Employee Well-Being

8 Ways To Support A Loved One Struggling With Their Mental Health

In 2019, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) estimated that one in five U.S. adults experience mental illness each year. That’s over 51.5 million Americans, even pre-pandemic.
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Employee Well-Being

3 Reasons Why Mental Health Matters to Employers

Mental health is essential to a person's well-being, family, and interpersonal relationships and significantly impacts their ability to live a full and productive life. While mental health is often overlooked as a public health issue,...
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Employee Well-Being

Top Financial Tools to Use in 2022

Personal finance tools, like software programs, mobile apps, and tracking sheets come in a variety of shapes and sizes. You can use them to track your budget and goals, your retirement and investment portfolios, and even everyday personal finances.
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Compliance

ESG Compliance and Business Risk

Investors choosing to 'do good' through ESG investing assume (and trust) that the fund has done its due diligence on the companies represented. However, investors are becoming more aware of companies that 'look good' but are not practicing advocates for what ESG stands for.
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Retirement Benefits

Retirement At Every Age: How Much Do You Need to Have Saved?

This is a question that many people don’t even think about until it’s potentially too late. If you are in your 20s, 30s, or 40s now is the time to establish good habits with putting money away at an early age to build your nest egg.
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Benefits

ESG Monitoring: Why Funds Must Practice What They Preach

ESG assets represent more than $40 trillion globally and expect to rise to $50 trillion by 2025, according to Bloomberg. While that number is increasing, some ESG fund tags are being removed for reasons the fund is not addressing.
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Press Release

AspenHR Announces the Appointment of Midge Seltzer to Its Board of Directors

San Francisco, October 12, 2021—AspenHR, a professional employer organization (PEO) providing white-glove HR solutions to the world’s leading alternative investment funds and their portfolio companies, announced today that Midge Seltzer has been named to AspenHR’s...
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Press Release

AspenHR Earns National Distinction

AspenHR, a professional employer organization (PEO) providing white-glove HR solutions to the world’s leading alternative investment funds and their portfolio companies, announced today that
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Press Release

AspenHR Announces Partnership with Aetna

AspenHR, a professional employer organization (PEO) providing white-glove HR solutions to the world’s leading alternative
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Press Release

AspenHR Introduces Aspen’s Advantage MarketPlace

SAN FRANCISCO, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —  AspenHR, a professional employer organization (PEO) providing concierge HR solutions to alternative investment funds and their portfolio companies, has officially launched Aspen’s Advantage MarketPlace. The marketplace is the first designed by a PEO...
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