Overture Institute

PTO Benefits

3 Reasons PTO is an Important Part of Your Employee Benefit Package

Paid Time Off, or PTO, is a popular topic among employers and prospective employees today. SHRM.org’s January 2016 findings indicate that while most companies still are using Traditional PTO systems as part of their overall compensation programs, the use of banks that combine vacation, sick and personal days into one allotment continue to increase. Why [...] READ MORE

Benefits 101

Employee Benefits 101: Where’s The Value?

Are benefits a reflection of what the company values or what the employees value? The answer is both!  A Glassdoor survey reports that 57% rank benefits and perks among their top considerations before accepting a job. Yet, the benefits outside of healthcare and retirement costs are a great way to show what the company values [...] READ MORE

Employee Benefits

Key Strategies for Employee Benefits Evaluation and Administration

Healthcare costs have been rising at three times the rate of inflation over the last ten years. The design, evaluation, and administration of benefit plans have become increasingly complex and impactful as costs rise. Changing demographics in the workplace have made it necessary to offer employee benefit options that attempt to meet different employee needs. READ MORE

Health Care Reform

Health Care Reform: Key Definitions Every Employer Should Know

Although the original January 2014 deadline for employer mandate provisions has been pushed back a year, many HR managers are still wondering how the Affordable Care Act (also referred to as “ObamaCare”) will impact their company. The law requires large employers to offer affordable and adequate health care insurance coverage to their full-time employees or [...] READ MORE