New and Noteworthy
EBN answers employees' and employers' most pressing questions, to help organizations get workers on the path to future financial success.
The median white family reaches retirement with $188,200 saved, compared to $36,000 for Hispanics, and just $25,000 for Blacks.
Experts from Microsoft, Bank of America and more spotlight easy-to-implement methods to improve employees' financial futures.
When it comes to planning for life after a 9 to 5, let those with experience be your guide.
Experts from Morgan Stanley at Work and Betterment at Work share the best ways workers can start saving.
Healthcare costs are only going up, and employers may need to rethink their gameplan.
Advisers are working to expand access to quality medical services for low-wage earners, as well as promoting transparency.
Industry expert Sylvester Schieber breaks down the challenges of the healthcare industry — and outlines steps toward better, affordable care.
For employees, managing rising costs of healthcare, food and other consumer goods is no small task. Here's how employers can help.
All workers want to feel supported by their employer. Across four generations, is it possible?
In today's workforce, retirement isn't the only financial goal employees are working toward.
Workplace and social media experts weigh in on the role of newer social media platforms at work.
A negative work situation can affect anyone, but younger members of the workforce are much less tolerant and more willing to leave.
Terry VanDuyn, director of product management at Kickstarter, shares a week in her life after her company switched to a four-day workweek.
Employers are losing out on over $100 billion a year in fatigue-related productivity loss.
"We talk a lot about flexibility becoming the new currency," says Claudine Hoverson, chief talent officer at financial services firm Synchrony.
Flexibility in the workplace is the gift that keeps on giving.
Dr. Meisha-ann Martin, senior director of people analytics and research at Workhuman, outlines takeaways from 2022 and shares how leaders can bring them into 2023.
Arizent research found that more than 95% of employees think they have something to learn from people who are different from them. But only 66% think that diverse companies make better decisions.
Black individuals are misdiagnosed for mental health disorders at higher rates, and receive lesser treatment than their white peers. What can be done to create more equitable support?
This year's award winners are working tirelessly to improve the work and life experience for employees and clients.
Bekki Early, global well-being program manager at digital infrastructure platform Equinix, is leading by example to put wellness first.
CEO and co-founder of child care platform Kinside is making child care more affordable for working parents.
Andrew McNeil and Rosario Avila launched the firm's Spanish-speaking division to boost access and utilization.
Paul McCarthy, chief people officer at SevenRooms, explains his philosophy of prioritizing rest and respect in the workplace.
Lester Morales, CEO and founder of Next Impact, encourages employers and employees to shop for healthcare like they would any other consumer product, often with life-changing results.
Donald DeSantis, co-founder and chief product officer at Nava Benefits, is set on helping HR teams navigate the benefits marketplace.
Claire Schmidt, founder and CEO of employee feedback management platform AllVoices, is helping workers find their voice.
Karen Stander, VP of physical therapy and women's health at Hinge Health, launched a digital-first program to support women's pelvic health.
Lori Power, founder of MP Benefits, works to bring value to every part of the employer/employee relationship.
Tanner Brunsdale, senior manager of benefits and mobility at Lyft, is delivering equitable benefits to every corner of the globe.
Susan French, head of global total rewards at Ocean Spray, has made it her mission to tackle barriers to care.
With a small, focused team, Diedrae Bell-Hunter delivers benefits to 22,000 employees across the Dallas Independent School District.
Elena Lynett, VP at Segal, is helping organizations address overlooked employee struggles.
Kristen Carlisle, general manager of Betterment at Work, is finding new ways to help people through tough financial times.
Alex Frommeyer, co-founder and CEO of Beam Benefits, is working to bring ancillary benefits to every employer, regardless of size.
Suneet Dua, chief growth officer of U.S. products and technology at PwC, explains how to create company-wide upskilling programs.
Rubina Malik, professor at Morehouse College and learning and development adviser at Malik Global Solutions, explains why upskilling and equity go hand in hand.
Eighty-seven percent of mentors and mentees feel empowered by those relationships and have developed greater confidence at work.
Demand for learning and development specialists increased 94% between July and September 2021, compared to the three months prior.
After 10 years with Lowe's, Damian Whilby is working toward his college degree with the help of his employer.
Employees who have a criminal background shouldn't be left in the shadows. Here's how these organizations provide training and mentorship opportunities, so your business can thrive.
Original research by EBN’s parent company, Arizent, shines a light on the many motivations driving employees to walk out the door. The good news? There are plenty of ways to make them want to stay.
These organizations help employers and recruiters get in touch with overlooked and marginalized groups of people who have the talent and drive to work.
What’s really driving all these quits? Three participants in the Great Resignation explain what drove them to make a change, and what life’s like on the other side.
ModernHire's SVP talks hiring, where it’s been, where it is and where it’s going — and most importantly, how employers can come out on top.
Advisers Sommer Sherrod and Michael Espinosa talk about the changing landscape of healthcare, and why working together can help drive innovation.
Ted Benna, the father of the 401(k), chats with Mindy Zatto of Strategic Benefits Advisors on the evolution of the retirement space, crypto investing and preparing workers for the day-to-day of retirement.
Benefit advisers Lester Morales and Brandon Weber bonded over a strong desire to fix the healthcare system, a challenge rooted in their childhoods.
Joe and Mike Markland see ICHRAs as a remedy for the root cause of escalating health insurance costs.
Employees want more insight and control over their retirement investments — and they want to support companies they can feel good about.
As more states and cities implement pay transparency laws, it’s not the only step employers need to take to ensure workers are being paid fairly.
Lauren Mason, a partner at Mercer, and Lori Wisper, a managing director at Willis Towers Watson, explain what inflation is costing employers and employees alike.
Cryptocurrencies have a reputation for being volatile. But an increasing amount of employees think digital assets are worth betting on — with the help of their employer.
As the future of federal student loan debt and forgiveness remains uncertain, employees are looking to their employers to help shore up their financial futures.
Caring for two generations left these caregivers feeling stuck and isolated — they share what helped them find the support they needed.
The app-based service delivers relief to employee caregivers and social support to families.
Twenty-five percent of new caregivers came into their role over the pandemic, more than half of whom are young adults.
Three physicians discuss the struggles they faced as moms in healthcare, and how change may be on the horizon.
For the 53 million unpaid caregivers in the U.S., the stress of employment may be the easiest thing to walk away from. These supportive benefits can help keep a workforce intact.
CEOs, healthcare providers and patients weigh in on the state of healthcare in the U.S., and their hopes for its future.
We've gotten used to virtual doctors' visits. As technology continues to drive change in healthcare, it may create a path to better access.
The likelihood of death of BIPOC employees is more than twice that of their white counterparts.
New benefits that address mental health, fertility, a cancer diagnosis and other needs are helping employees take control of their health and wellness.
Social media can be a lot of things — including a window into the souls of the very jobs applicants you're looking for.
Rather than attempt to restrict employees’ use of social media, empower them to become your biggest brand ambassadors.
These Gen Z employees share how social media helps them search for jobs and excel at them, while grappling with the constant distractions at their fingertips.
Elizabeth Edouard, product marketing manager at Lucid, explains how social media helped bridge the gap in her latest career pivot.
In order to reach the current largest workforce demographic, employers are going to have to have to get creative about where they recruit.