Monthly Wrap-Up: New HR Tech Platform Helps Businesses Reduce Healthcare Costs

Heather R. Huhman

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This is a look at the job search and HR tech news, data, trends, and events you need to know about.

News

First Capitol Consulting Shifts Focus from Payroll and Benefits to Profits and Compliance

First Capitol Consulting, Inc. (FCCI)  launched a new HR tech platform, Humanefits. The platform makes it easier for businesses to use their data to identify ways to reduce healthcare costs and obtain tax savings to improve cash flow and generate capital.

LinkedIn Exec Talks In Q&A Before HR Tech World 2017 San Francisco Conference

At this year’s HR Tech World Conference, Pat Wadors, LinkedIn’s chief human resources officer and senior vice president of global talent organization, talked about achieving diversity in HR through tech. She focused on how tech, like LinkedIn, covers gaps, creates accelerators, and creates tighter communities.

New Report Reveals High-Performers Take More Time Off

A new study released by Namely found those who received a high marks on performance reviews took an average of 19 vacation days each year, compared to an average of 14 days for low performers. This gap suggests a high payoff for those who take time to unwind away from the office.

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Report Finds Employees Lack Support In The Workplace 

Our recent State of Infertility in the Workplace Report found when it comes to infertility, employees are feeling unsupported at work. In fact, only 28.66 percent feel supported by their employer overall and 38 percent feel supported by their direct supervisor. This results in major issues, such as employees leaving, looking for new opportunities, or staying, but remaining unhappy.

Events

HR From The Ground Up: Minimizing Risk Through Effective HR | July 13

This webinar explores the purpose and role of the Human Resources department. From achieving business objectives through talent strategies, to building and maintaining HR structure for the organization, to providing HR support and review for employment actions.

Utilize Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to Boost Your Job Ad Effectiveness| July 18

Job pages have evolved from a simple list to separate career portals providing comprehensive information related to the employment value proposition of an organization. This webinar will help you become an active participant in gaining the attention of potential job applicants.

Heather R. Huhman

Heather R. Huhman is a career expert, experienced hiring manager, and founder & president of Come Recommended, a content marketing and digital PR consultancy for organizations with products that target job seekers and/or employers. She is also the author of Lies, Damned Lies & Internships: The Truth About Getting from Classroom to Cubicle (2011), #ENTRYLEVELtweet: Taking Your Career from Classroom to Cubicle (2010), and writes career and recruiting advice for numerous outlets.