Paid Time Off (PTO)

Four-Day Workweek: Pros, Cons and Implementation

Cara McMullin
 

As employers do more to support employees’ mental health and work/life balance, the four-day workweek has become a front-runner among evolving workplace considerations. In this competitive labor market, the marked benefits of the four-day schedule promote a culture of employee well-being. The […]

68% of Employers Are Planning Salary Increases for 2023

Anne Patterson
 

Organizations are planning salary increases and closely examining their total rewards packages for the year ahead in response to changing workforce demands. The International Foundation surveyed U.S. employers and found that 68% plan to offer salary increases for all workers in 2023. […]

Flexible Planned Vacation: What Works and What Doesn’t

Anne Patterson
 

We’ve experienced a shift in many different aspects of benefits over the last few years and paid time off is no exception. In the latest Talking Benefits podcast episode, I learned more about the concept of unlimited time off—or, as one company […]

Quiet Quitting: What to Know About the Latest Workplace Trend

Anne Patterson
 

What Is Quiet Quitting? It’s been hot in the headlines and dominating social media scrolls over the past few weeks—quiet quitting. A viral TikTok video popularized the concept in July, inspiring many workers to share their opinions and experiences. According to an […]

Unlimited PTO—Surprise! It’s Not Unlimited.

Bella Tomaw
 

Unlimited paid time off (PTO): the benefits trend that has rapidly grown, especially in the wake of a global pandemic. How exactly are employers able to offer a limitless vacation plan to their employees? A recent webcast, “Unlimited Paid Time Off: Will […]

The Next Big Thing: How Employers Can Prepare

Anne Patterson
 

In early April, the International Foundation hosted the webcast Innovation and the Future of Remote/Hybrid Work. We were lucky enough to bring in Alex Willis, chief executive officer at Leadership Surge LLC. He challenged us to change the way we think about […]

Five Challenges Paid Time Off Could Help Solve

Anne Newhouse
 

In 2022, employees expect their benefits to address flexibility as much as they expect health and retirement benefits. Many employers are starting to realize that flexibility will affect the future of their workforce, prompting them to consider incorporating remote and hybrid work […]