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HNI Content Manager

Recent Posts by HNI Content Manager:

Texting While Driving: It’s Illegal in Wisconsin

RENEE KUHS
Compliance Attorney, HNI

Topics: Transportation

Price of Obesity Costs Companies Billions in Health Care

A new study has shown that obese workers are costing companies billions in medical expenses, health plan costs and lost productivity. This combined with health insurance costs, presenteeism and time away from work is estimated to be costing businesses in the region of $73.1 billion for full-time employees.

Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing HR / Employee Benefits

CSA 2010 Regulations Impacting Commercial Vehicle Drivers

CSA 2010 regulation changes will have a major impact on all commercial vehicle drivers. With CSA, the FMCSA is targeting specific behaviors of the driver or motor carriers in the hopes of improving the safety of the transportation industry.

CSA 2010 set forth 6 BASIC scores that are used to determine how safe the driver is considered to be.  BASIC scores will be used to compare drivers within the same company as well as with other companies in the same spectrum.

The 6 areas to measure driver performance are as follows [UPDATE: Since this blog was published, the FMCSA has announced these will change in summer of 2012. The SMS Preview offers a first look at the new and modified BASICs. Click here for information on how to preview the changes.]:

Topics: Transportation

10 Questions to Determine Employee Engagement

What advice would you give to a manager or leader to improve employee engagement?  Do you feel that your employees are happy and committed to the organization whereby they will do what is necessary in order to ensure the success of the company?  It is more than important to know the answer to these questions in today’s economic state where shortage of employees has caused a rise in overtime hours, increase in responsibility, and shortage of staff.  Find out if your employees are happy and committed to the organization simply by asking them.

Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing HR / Employee Benefits

The 10 C's of Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement means many different things to many different employees and employers.  One way to view employee engagement is the level of commitment and investment and employee has in the future of a company.  This is not financial engagement but rather personal commitment to the well-being of an organization where employees feel the need to go above and beyond their call of duty to engage and commit to the company.

Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing HR / Employee Benefits

What to Consider for Construction Insurance in Today’s Economy

As much as the construction industry is suffering today, there is no room for shortcuts.  Construction insurance is a need for survival during this economic state.

Topics: Construction

Health Care Act Requires 1099s You Didn't Know About

VICKI SCHILLEMAN
Risk Advisor - Independent Contractors, HNI

Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing HR / Employee Benefits

Roundabouts: Good or Bad?

PAM JONES
Transportation Specialist, HNI

Topics: Transportation

Flexible Spending Accounts: Do You Know Where Your Receipts Are?

RENEE KUHS
Compliance Attorney, HNI

Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing

Social Media is not just for marketing departments

JAMES CARLSON
Bucket Brigade

Topics: Construction Transportation Leadership / Strategy Manufacturing