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Alaina Stevens

It’s no surprise benefits are one of the top reasons for employees staying with a company or going elsewhere. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) study shows that 36% of employees leave for better benefits. Employee retention can be daunting, but we’re here to break it down! Therefore, we’re talking today about benefits. We’ll look […]
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When employees can’t bring their whole self to work, they leave. Creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive (DEI) workplace is imperative to increasing employee engagement and retention. Also vital: talking to your employees about it “Black and Hispanic workers are more likely than white workers to say they’re actively looking for new employment opportunities,” according […]
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President Joe Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law on Monday, November 15, 2021. While the bill primarily focuses on the nation’s physical infrastructure, small business owners need to know what it means for them.  The most significant impact for small businesses may be the Employee Retention Tax Credit ending, which was […]
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Meet Mary. She’s an office manager at a 55+ employee company that produces medical supplies for hospitals and doctor’s offices across the United States.  Mary does it all, from the company’s sales orders and payroll to new hire details and answering employee questions about benefits — her workday can be a little hectic.  She has […]
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The physical and mental well-being of your employees is essential. At Nextep, we’re doing what we can to ensure our employees are healthy and stay that way. Keeping up with your employees’ well-being can be challenging, so here are a few ways employers are promoting workplace wellness today. CREATING A CULTURE OF MENTAL WELLBEING Employees […]
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Telehealth services like Teladoc® can provide 24/7/365 access to a doctor by web, phone, or mobile app.  Whether you have a minor illness or a chronic condition, telehealth has become an essential tool for many employees by saving them time and money. A National Library of Medicine study shows people using their telehealth are more engaged in their health care. […]
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With a vast range of individual and family situations, it’s essential to provide benefits that meet your employees’ needs wherever they are in life.  Much like your workplace policies, your employee benefits should align with your diversity and inclusion (D&I) goals. Look at your benefits annually and ask yourself if they reflect your workforce’s needs, […]
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Even before the pandemic, no one wanted to sit in a doctor’s waiting room feeling ill or with a sick child.  Now, with COVID-19 cases on the rise and winter’s seasonal illnesses upon us, it’s more important than ever to have a telehealth option for your employees.  At Nextep, we partner with Teladoc® to offer […]
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It’s time to prepare for next year’s medical expenses, but it can be tough to know how much to set aside.  That’s one advantage of enrolling in a flexible spending account (FSA) or a health savings account (HSA). It allows you to prepare for expected and unexpected medical expenses. An FSA and HSA allow you […]
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Taking care of your health is vital, but research can be a daunting task when you need to know facts quickly. Nextep is here to ensure you have what you need, right at your fingertips. We’ve gathered info, tools, and resources all in one place to assist you with prediabetes, high blood pressure, and weight […]
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Partnering with Nextep means we deliver HR where you are.  It’s about having access to the info you need to run your business — it’s also about supplying you and your people with top-notch employment services whenever and wherever you are in your employment journey. We guide you through workplace solutions, best practices, and compliance […]
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The physical and mental well-being of your employees is as essential post-quarantine as it was months ago.  At Nextep, we’re doing what we can to ensure our employees are healthy and stay that way. Keeping up with your employees’ well-being can be challenging, so here are a few ways to promote workplace wellness. Have a […]
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