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How Akamai Made Backup Care a Building Block for Diversity

The numbers are staggering: U.S. businesses forgo more than $33.6 billion annually due to lost...

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4 Tips for More Meaningful Benefits Measurement

Whether we like it or not, it's necessary: measurement.  In the past, HR struggled to find enough...

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The Most Compelling Work-Life Stats of 2017 (so far)

We certainly talk about “work-life” more than ever these days.  Be it in the context of balance,...

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Employee Stories: Backup Care's Got My Whole Family's Back

Over this first year of parenthood, we’ve quickly learned that anything we can do to stay rested is...

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Workplace Stress Busters: 12 Uncommon Holidays to Celebrate in Q4

Let’s face it: Q4 can be a perfect storm of overwhelming personal and professional demands. ...

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Are Your Benefits and Company Culture Really Working Together?

Benefits should be an extension and an expression of your organization’s culture, but they also...

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The Cost of Care: Highlights from 2017 Survey Results

Did you know nearly one in three families spend 20 percent of their income on child care? And...

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Employee Stories: The Best Wedding Gift - Care for our Loved Ones

I don’t think my husband Tom and I fully appreciated how much our wedding was a celebration of our...

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The Care Crisis is Here - How Can We Respond?

Most of us don’t like to think about aging or being ill – whether it’s our loved ones or...

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More Meaning, Less Noise: 6 Tips for Better Benefits Communication

The glossy tri-fold brochure may soon be extinct.  The overstuffed packet? Its days are numbered,...

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You've Got a Friend: How HR and Marketing Can Help Each Other Navigate Workplace Consumerism

HR is now expected to communicate with employees like marketers do with prospects.  But without the...

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Employee Stories: The Practical Magic of Backup Care Benefits

I hopped off the plane at 2 a.m. in Boston after a West Coast business trip, turned on my phone and...

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