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Meet 'El Patron': Why He Matters to Organizational Cultural Change

DILLON MORAN
HNI Relationship Manager

Organizational cultural change — the sort of long-term change that sets a company's vision and mission — begins with one crucial step: full buy-in and ownership.

Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing HR / Employee Benefits

Why HR Can't Afford to Ignore Employer Branding

THERESA DEW
HNI HR Manager

Branding and HR aren’t something we often think of as going together. But as the war for talent rages on, we believe that focusing on employer branding will become more important than ever before.

Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing HR / Employee Benefits

Why Providing Employee Benefits Makes a Difference to Your Drivers

LISA ASPINWALL
Account Executive

In our experience, some trucking employers don't feel like their drivers care about benefits. To many transportation executives, providing employee benefits to truck drivers feels like an exercise in futility. They see low participation rates in health plans, retirement offerings, and other programs and ask, "Why bother?"

Topics: Transportation HR / Employee Benefits

Latest IRS Forms Add to Health Care Reform Requirements for Employers

BARB RAND
Compliance Advisor

There are two more health care reform requirements for employers to be aware of: IRC Section 6055 and IRC Section 6065. (IRC stands for Internal Revenue Code.) These filings aren't due until the beginning of 2016 (for coverage offered in 2015), but collecting the data you need to complete the forms will require some legwork that you can prepare for now by implementing new processes or HR technology.

Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing HR / Employee Benefits

Don't Get Busted with 'Guilty' Incentive Based Wellness Programs

BARB RAND
Compliance Advisor

Getting in trouble with the law is pretty much the last thing on someone’s mind when starting a wellness program, right? Of course!

Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing HR / Employee Benefits

What Employers Should Know About the Ruling on the Obamacare Health Insurance Subsidy

BARB RAND
Compliance Advisor

An appeals court ruling this week on who gets an Obamacare health insurance subsidy could have a significant impact on employers — if the decision withstands the inevitable challenges from the Obama administration.

Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing HR / Employee Benefits

Human Resources Advice: What to Do When the Best of the Worst is Still Bad

THERESA DEW
HNI Human Resources Manager

We see this all the time — organizations take a pool of not-so-hot applicants, pick the top three to interview, and then hire the best one. But if you’re starting with a deficient pool of candidates, the best of the worst is usually still bad.

Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing HR / Employee Benefits

Motivate Employees with 5 Rewards You Probably Haven't Thought Of

THERESA DEW
HNI Human Resources Manager

Employees who feel valued will work harder for your business. It's time to recognize those people who bring their "A" game with a reward that feels personal and sincere.

Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing HR / Employee Benefits

The Generation Gap’s Getting Even Wider — Get Ready for the 'Posts'

THERESA DEW
HNI HR Manager

This battle of generations in the workplace will forever be an issue that employers need to tackle — and 
Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing HR / Employee Benefits

Tracy Morgan Crash Shines Spotlight on Culture of Safety in Trucking

CHRIS TANKEHNI Transportation Practice Leader & Associate Vice President
& BRIAN KAMINSKIHNI Account Executive

The high-profile truck crash that severely injured actor Tracy Morgan has once again put a spotlight on trucking. The facts in the incident still are under investigation, and it's irrelevant to point fingers at this stage.

Topics: Transportation HR / Employee Benefits