5 Tips for More Productive Meetings

12 March, 2019

You’ve likely found your mind wandering during a staff meeting at some point in your career. While team meetings may seem like a necessary means of communicating with your employees, you’re only wasting valuable time if your meetings are putting everyone to sleep. A bad meeting can have...

Surprising Benefits of Providing Commuter Benefits to Employees

26 February, 2019

With more than 150 million workers in the United States, the number of people commuting to work every day is staggering. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, approximately 85 percent of those workers commute by car, while nearly 5 percent take some form of public transport. Upon arriving to work, em...

4 Ways Great Leaders Handle the Unexpected

29 January, 2019

The poet Robert Burns famously wrote, “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” Perhaps no one identifies with that statement than a manager trying to coordinate dozens of employees with different skill sets, personalities, and opinions to work toward a common goal and bring a...

Flexible Spending Accounts: Grace Period vs. Carryover

16 January, 2019

Flexible spending accounts have a “use it or lose it” rule that applies to the funds. Historically, this rule was the only option for flexible spending account holders. However, two important changes have emerged in the past decade that may allow account holders a bit of breathing room i...

4 Financial Skills Every Manager Needs

02 January, 2019

You probably didn’t get into management to be a bookkeeper. That’s what finance departments are for, right? But, while finances may not be – and don’t necessarily have to be – your strong suit, there are a few tricks of the trade you should have under your belt when you...