How does business travel affect employees’ mental health?

The loneliness depicted in the movie “Lost in Translation” accurately summarizes how it is like to work at a foreign place and demystifies the seemingly glamorous exterior of business trips. Those who don’t have the chance to go on business travel may envision that it is a good chance to escape the routine local lifestyle …

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What are the common types of employee health benefits offered to employees in Hong Kong?

Benefits are a standard part of most employee compensation packages these days. For businesses looking to attract and retain the best talent in their industry, offering things like leave allowances, flexible working arrangements, and fringe benefits are vital. Employee health benefits are one of the most common, and most important, perks for both employers and …

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What’s a corporate benefits consultant? Top reasons why using one is the superior choice

Gone are the days when employees happily collected their salary and expected little more. In today’s candidate-driven job market, employee benefits have become the “crown jewels” of compensation packages. In fact, 78% of job candidates look at a company’s employee benefits when deciding whether or not to accept an offer. As employers look to deliver …

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Controlling costs a lingering issue for company group insurance plans

It’s the time of year when companies begin making important decisions about the future of the business. Some will be faced with greater expectations, some with shrinking or static budgets. In almost 20 years of supporting employee benefits plans, we’ve found that the biggest, continuing challenge for most companies’ group insurance plans is controlling costs. …

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