American Society of Employers - Heather Nezich
Fun in the Office is the Future of Work

16 August 2022

Fun in the Office is the Future of Work

Author: Heather Nezich

Having fun at work is proven to increase engagement and results in healthier and happier employees. It’s where most of us spend a majority of our day, so why not make it fun!

ASE Releases 2022 Healthcare Insurance Benefits Survey Results

11 August 2022

ASE Releases 2022 Healthcare Insurance Benefits Survey Results

Author: Heather Nezich

ASE, one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, has released its 2022 Healthcare Insurance Benefits Survey.  The annual survey, covering Michigan employers, examines the premiums, deductibles, and co-pays of employer-sponsored health plans as well as wellness benefits and cost control strategies.

Categories: Press Releases
The Latest Trend – Quiet Quitting

9 August 2022

The Latest Trend – Quiet Quitting

Author: Heather Nezich

Have you heard about the latest workplace trend?  It’s called quiet quitting.  It’s when an employee makes a decision to no longer go above and beyond, and instead, do the bare minimum as entailed in their job description. 

Remote Work – One of the Most Important Benefits a Company Can Offer

26 July 2022

Remote Work – One of the Most Important Benefits a Company Can Offer

Author: Heather Nezich

MRA, one of ASE’s sister associations located in Wisconsin and Illinois, released the results of their latest Hot Topic Survey on Remote Work and Inflation.  The survey revealed that remote work has become one of the most valued benefits companies can offer.

Employers Are Exploring Expansion of Covered Abortion Services

19 July 2022

Employers Are Exploring Expansion of Covered Abortion Services

Author: Heather Nezich

Over one in four employers is exploring the expansion of covered abortion services, according to a new report from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. The Post-Dobbs Employer Coverage: July 2022 Pulse Survey revealed current abortion coverage offerings and future considerations. When asked about making changes to current coverage for abortion services, employers responded with the following:

Less Collaboration; More Engagement?

12 July 2022

Less Collaboration; More Engagement?

Author: Heather Nezich

Can you have too much of a good thing? Yes. Executives at Microsoft studied their employees and found that too much collaboration actually decreases engagement and productivity.

Employee Well-Being is Shaky as Organizations Struggle to Quell Anxiety, Fear, and Uncertainty

5 July 2022

Employee Well-Being is Shaky as Organizations Struggle to Quell Anxiety, Fear, and Uncertainty

Author: Heather Nezich

Many employee well-being programs struggle to rise to the challenges presented by the pandemic and economic uncertainties. Despite a multitude of programs in place, they’re not working well, according to a new annual survey, “The State of Employee Well-Being 2022” conducted by the HR Research Institute in the first quarter of 2022.

Categories: EverythingPeople
Rising Gas Costs are Impacting Employees – Employers Respond

28 June 2022

Rising Gas Costs are Impacting Employees – Employers Respond

Author: Heather Nezich

In a recent poll during Conversations with Mike & Tony, only 1 out 20 attendees were assisting employees with gas costs.  But as gas prices continue to rise and more and more employees struggle financially, more employers might consider financial assistance or other accommodations to help with gas costs.

SHRM Survey Reveals How the Pandemic Affected Employee Benefits

21 June 2022

SHRM Survey Reveals How the Pandemic Affected Employee Benefits

Author: Heather Nezich

The pandemic has had a profound effect on all areas of employment, including benefits. Mental health coverage has emerged as one of the most popular covered benefits in 2022 with 91% of employers now offering coverage according to a recent SHRM Employee Benefits Survey.

ASE Releases 2022 Michigan Compensation Survey Results – Salaries Rise 4%

14 June 2022

ASE Releases 2022 Michigan Compensation Survey Results – Salaries Rise 4%

Author: Heather Nezich

Troy, MI --- June 15, 2022 --- ASE, one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations providing people-management information and services to Michigan employers, released the results of the organization’s 2022 Michigan Compensation Survey. It is the 70th year that ASE has published annual wage and salary data. Low unemployment, sluggish labor participation, and unprecedented employee turnover appear to have accelerated the wages and salaries of local...
Categories: Press Releases
Michigan Heat Has Arrived – Protect Your Workers

14 June 2022

Michigan Heat Has Arrived – Protect Your Workers

Author: Heather Nezich

Today’s heat index in Michigan is set to hit 106 degrees.  Are your outdoor workers prepared and protected? Heat is the leading cause of death among all weather-related workplace hazards, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Proper Onboarding and Training is Key to Employee Retention

7 June 2022

Proper Onboarding and Training is Key to Employee Retention

Author: Heather Nezich

With historic quit rates and labor shortages affecting most industries, a new report released by Epignosis reveals how companies in construction, manufacturing, transportation, shipping, and energy are struggling to retain their deskless employees and find skilled workers to fill empty positions.

Health Benefits are Key to Addressing the Great Resignation

31 May 2022

Health Benefits are Key to Addressing the Great Resignation

Author: Heather Nezich

As millions of U.S. employees voluntarily resign and employers desperately scramble to find workers, a new survey suggests employee health strategy may be a key ingredient to keeping employees well and at work.

Culture Doesn't Need Walls

24 May 2022

Culture Doesn't Need Walls

Author: Heather Nezich

Workplace cultures have changed since the start of the pandemic for 65% of U.S. employees, according to a new research report released by Quantum Workplace. Not surprising, right? The report, Unpacking Organizational Culture in a New World of Work, provides a new perspective on the vital role company culture plays in organizations—including the impact of remote and hybrid perceptions of culture.

HR Plays Important Role in Employee Mental Health

17 May 2022

HR Plays Important Role in Employee Mental Health

Author: Heather Nezich

The workforce is currently facing an unprecedented amount of burnout, stress, and loneliness. SHRM and the SHRM Foundation have released Mental Health in America: A 2022 Workplace Report, which shows how HR policies can make an impact and create empathetic communities in the workplace.
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