CBR is a proud recipient of the Healthy Arizona Worksites Program Copper Award for 2019!

“I want to congratulate all of the employers that have made a commitment to creating healthy worksites,” Dr. Christ said. “When employers implement programs to create healthier places to work, they are developing a more engaged workforce and contributing to the overall health of our communities." - Dr. Christ Minnick About HAWP: "We are not [...]

5 Evolving Trends Regarding Employee Time Off

With recent unemployment rates reaching historic lows, employers across the country are struggling with one downside of a strong economy: fierce competition for talent. To attract and retain qualified workers, companies of all sizes are bolstering their employee benefit offerings. Currently, there are 5 largely evolving trends regarding employee time off.

5 Evolving Trends Regarding Employee Time Off

With recent unemployment rates reaching historic lows, employers across the country are struggling with one downside of a strong economy: fierce competition for talent. To attract and retain qualified workers, companies of all sizes are bolstering their employee benefit offerings. A study by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) found that nearly a third [...]

Open Enrollment Is at the Door and It Doesn’t Have to Be Stressful.

Companies across the country should start preparing for open enrollment season, the period that comes once a year when employees may review, elect or change their group benefits including health, dental and vision insurance, as well as a wide range of supplemental benefits (life insurance, short and long-term disability, etc.)  In preparation for open enrollment, [...]

The Latest Trends in Employee Benefits and How They Promote a Happier, More Productive Workforce

For decades, large corporations and many other employers have been offering employee benefits, such as health insurance and retirement plans, as a way to attract and retain talent. However, providing a variety of benefits that support employees’ overall well-being and ability to fulfill goals outside the office can yield an array of advantages for organizations [...]

7 Costly HR Pitfalls for Small Businesses and How to Avoid Them

Defined as those with 500 or fewer employees, small businesses are powerful engines of innovation and economic growth in the U.S. According to the Small Business Administration. These organizations account for over 99 percent of all businesses in the country and employ approximately 48 percent of the American workforce. Unfortunately, however, many small businesses do [...]

Workplace Wellness Programs: The Key to Healthier Employees and a Healthier Bottom Line

While large corporations have been adopting workplace wellness programs for decades, smaller and mid-sized organizations often hesitate to implement such programs due to concerns that their benefits will not be sufficient to justify their costs. However, workplace wellness programs—which offer a wide variety of services designed to help employees achieve better health—are linked to several [...]

[Infographic] The Importance of Employee Recognition for Business Performance

Did you know that organizations with formal recognition programs have 31% less voluntary turnover than organizations that don't have any program at all? And they're 12X more likely to have strong business outcomes. Do you know what motivates employees, the benefits (and costs) of employee recognition, and how to effectively approach it in your organization? [...]

IRS Reduces 2018 Family Contribution Limit for HSAs

On March 5, the IRS released Internal Revenue Bulletin 2018-10 announcing that the maximum annual limit for families contributing to a health savings account (HSAs) has been reduced from $6,900 to $6,850. This change is effective immediately, so certain taxpayers may need to adjust their HSA contributions for 2018—or face excise taxes and penalties if [...]