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New survey report: Primary care emphasis included in workplace wellness programs

...y creating smart, effective new strategies to keep employees healthy, and to keep employees at work." Among the key findings:   perks matter. The value of incentives is up, averaging $329 in 2009 and ranging from $1 per pound for weight loss to annual premium reductions valued at mor...

Employers See Well-Designed Worksite Health and Wellness Programs as Strong Value in Down Economy

...e costs by creating smart, effective new strategies to keep employees healthy, and to keep employees at work." Among the key findings: * perks matter. The value of incentives is up, averaging $329 in 2009 and ranging from $1 per pound for weight loss to annual premium reductions valued at mor...

Econo Lodge Hotels Team with Strikeouts For Troops to Help Consumers Send Personal 'Thank You' Notes to U.S. Armed Forces

...st Guard, as well as eligible spouses and dependents, to join the Choice Privileges ((R)) rewards program at the Elite Gold level, to receive special perks through the Armed Services program , including a 10 percent point bonus on qualifying stays at over 5,000 locations as well as exclusive Elite memb...

Support Bristol's Highly Qualified Independent Nominees for Advocat Board

...year, the Company must pay him "in a lump sum an amount equal to 250% of his base salary" and thereafter continue to provide him with the benefits and perks that he now enjoys for eighteen months. According to the 2009 Proxy Statement, these payments would then exceed $1.3 million. Similar provisions go...

Record Number of drugstore.com Customers Search for Bargains

...arter of 2009. drugstore.com offers a number of simple money-saving perks to customers shopping its wide selection of more than 45,000 products, fro... on drugstore.com and Beauty.com. For details and more perks visit http://www.drugstore.com/customerperks . In addition to easy...

Medical Tourism is Good Therapy for the Hotel Industry

...rapies are being offered in Asia at a fraction of the cost, yet with bigger perks when it comes to hospitality and patient comfort. The hospitality industry ...rapies are being offered in Asia at a fraction of the cost, yet with bigger perks when it comes to hospitality and patient comfort. The hospitality industry ...

NY Fashion Designer Shoshanna Creates Exclusive Spring Bag for Beauty.com

... the Beauty.com designer series which has featured Vena Cava, Rachel Roy, Lela Rose and Jenni Kayne. Site-wide gifts with purchase are just one of the perks available to Beauty.com customers. Other benefits include "Everyday Free Shipping ," 5% back on every purchase, the free sampling center, 100% color ...

The Benjamin Marks National Sleep Awareness Week With Introduction Of "The Sleep Retreat"

... New package designed to teach the art of sleep with Sleep Concierge consultation and other Dreamy perks New York, NY (Vocus) February 12, 2009 -- Whatever the cause of a sleepless night - jet-lag, a new baby, a plummeting portf...

Whole Foods Market(R) Makes FORTUNE's '100 Best Companies to Work For' List for 12th Consecutive Year

...5th most diverse and was one of only four grocery stores on the overall list. Whole Foods Market believes these unique factors and other Company perks are part of the reason it made the FORTUNE list again this year. Benefits include a 20 percent Team Member store discount, fully paid health care prem...

'Mega' Pediatric Group Allows Doctors to Focus on Patient Care as the Business Side of Private Practice Becomes More Difficult to Sustain

...t, internal audits ensure that we are coding properly and I can run reports to analyze our purchasing or clinical decisions. My patients benefit from perks like reminder calls about appointments or flu shots and, of course, the after-hours clinic that is now open for all APNY patients." APNY pedi...
Perks in Biological News

Organic is healthier: Kiwis prove that green is good

...aking these products the fastest-growing sector of the global food industry. Also of interest in C&I issue 6 2007: Grapefruit diet has hearty perks Compounds in grapefruit and oranges have been shown to lower cholesterol levels in the blood. Two flavanones, hesperidin and naringin, were extracted ...
Perks in Biological Technology

Unwrapping Political Perks for the Holidays

MADISON -- A source close to the toy industry has once again leaked an advance copy of Santas perks list for Wisconsin politicians. Heres what the good (and not-so-good) boys and girls in Madison and Washington may find in their stockings this Christmas morning. But they better not pout and they be...

Motorola Canopy Mushrooms to Libertyville, Ill.

...tworks rather than wired systems like high-speed cable and DSL? In addition to the lack of availability to some communities, db3 Broadband likes other perks to Canopy you wont find in consumer-grade DSL and high-speed cable. One advantage we have over DSL and cable modem connections is that we can guar...

The CEO Crisis

...rms performance given their huge compensation? Or if you believe business is a team sport as I do, wouldnt it be fairer for CEOs to have their pay and perks recalibrated to better reflect their contribution to performance? Shareholders rights activists and investment fund managers have been challenging CEO...

Why Google Matters

...se spending on their employees instead of continuing to squeeze costs out of them? Googles faith and trust in employees goes beyond generous workplace perks to include a real say in the strategic product direction of the firm. It allows staff to spend 20% of their time working on what THEY think will benef...

UW Medical Foundation CEO shares his vision on the state of health care and patient safety

...cooperation. Madison is an extraordinary place in terms of how health care providers work together, Grossman said. He went on to say one of the perks of his job is sitting on the podium at the Medical Schools graduation. This years guest speaker, Jordan Cohen, president and chief executive officer o...

Return of Retention

...onvincing them to stay. The time-tested triad of retention practices - pay, perks and pats went into cold storage. Pay increases for all levels of workers (...ence, employee retention-related pieces on topics such as what benefits and perks companies should introduce to keep people, how to re-engage employees, etc....

Whats your attitude about talent?

...ounterproductive with humans. Others see talent management as primarily about appraisal and reward - a process that directs the lions share of pay and perks to the top echelon of performers. The rest must either shape up or ship out. But this approach can be highly divisive and lead to debilitating conflic...

The future of work II: standard of working up, quality of work life down

...ends on where you sit in the organization. Some might argue that the quality of work life for CEO's given their astronomic levels of compensation and perks - has never been higher. How about the average worker? Pay has been flat or rising at modest levels. Many benefits have been pared and some even el...

Promega spins off RFID 'smart appliance' company

...the inventory loop via confirmation e-mails on removed items, and the digital storage of information heavily limits security concerns. The system's perks have been noticed by more than just the university - representatives from Invitrogen, ISP BioExpress and Roche, who works with the University of Texas...

Was the Telecom Act of 1996 a boon or bomb for U.S.?

...claims: 1. The public subsidies for infrastructure were pocketed. The phone companies collected more than $200 billion in higher phone rates and tax perks (or about $2,000 per household). 2. The world is laughing at the U.S. Korea and Japan have 100 Mbps services as a standard. America could have been...
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