Voluntary Benefits

Egg Freezing: Who Benefits Most?

A few years ago Apple and Facebook introduced an employee benefit that made headlines — egg freezing. Just so everyone understands what it is — the scientific name is Oocyte Cryopreservation. It allows women to freeze and store their eggs until…

Trend Is to Provide Support for Adoptions

November is National Adoption Month in the U.S. The choice to become a parent is one of the biggest decisions most people will ever face. Beyond the fact that you’re committing to a lifetime of loving, caring for and teaching…

Company Chaplains: Help In a Crisis

My first experience in workplace crisis, non-combat related, officially occurred in the spring of 2012. I had scheduled a mid-week meeting with a safety officer, who I will call Mike. It was a 9:30 a.m. meeting, yet by 9:40 Mike…

Is It Balance or Work/Life Integration?

Unlimited vacation. Free gym memberships. Nap pods. Such “perks” are increasingly commonplace — viewed as a smart engagement tool and a key strategy in driving workplace culture. But when it comes to improving work-life balance and helping employees feel rested…