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BOTTOM LINE AND WELLNESS: Are healthy companies experiencing better financial results?

One of the most common questions Findley Davies hears regarding corporate wellness programs is, “Are they worth the effort and cost?” Three recent studies answer that question with a resounding yes — but perhaps in ways that have not been measured traditionally.

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Health Watch: Creating Healthier, Happier Employees

Tackling diabetes among employees helps to build a more resilient workforce. Carrie Alexander shares how she helps others help their employees avoid debilitating disease.

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How to Align Employees to Achieve Success in the New Economy
Interviewed By Leslie Stevens-Huffman, Smart Business

Executives were so busy slashing costs and meticulously revising the business plan to survive the debilitating recession, many of them overlooked the need to create a complementary talent management strategy.

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How to Keep and Strengthen Defined Benefit Plans

If organizations are seeking targeted retirement income replacement, a defined benefit (DB) plan can be the most efficient way to provide it. Mark Ohnsted shares in this PLANSPONSOR article strategies to keep DB plans active and strengthen them.

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Findley Davies Adds Additional Leadership to Expand Expertise and Services in Columbus Market

Findley Davies, a leading HR and benefits consulting firm throughout the Midwest, is excited to announce that Managing Principal, John Weber, has relocated to the Columbus, Ohio office from Charlotte, North Carolina. As managing principal, John will add additional leadership support and expertise to the growing market. He is responsible for the overall direction and strategy of the firm including initiatives to introduce new services and grow the firm both organically and through strategic acquisitions.

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Klein & Pokorny Promoted to Principals

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Matt Klein’s promotion to principal builds upon his expertise in pension and retiree health care plans. His technical depth assists clients in making critical decisions to minimize risk and make informed strategic decisions. Nancy Pokorny’s promotion recognizes her leadership of the firm's growth and business development efforts. She has more than 25 years of experience in human resources, benefits, mergers and acquisitions and organization communications.

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Study Reveals Business Leaders' Recognition of Strong Connection Between Employee Health, Productivity and Performance

Companies often implement workplace wellness programs to control health care costs and improve their bottom line. However, results from a national survey conducted by HERO (the Health Enhancement Research Organization) in partnership with Findley Davies, revealed business leaders' recognition that there is a strong connection between employee health, productivity and performance.

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How Businesses Can Attack Cancer Costs

One of the strategies employers are using to sustain competitive, affordable health plans involves managing the cost of specialty biotech cancer drugs.

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Compensation Strategies Top of Mind With Family Businesses

By Tom Hurley, Conway Center for Family Business Guest Blog

As family businesses grow, so too does the compensation and rewards structure to engage and incent your most valued assets, your people. Compensation best practices as well as long-term compensation plan trends are addressed.

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Attracting & Retaining the Right Talent

By Kyle Pifher, Columbus CEO Magazine Guest Blog

Kyle Pifher offers his perspective of fierce competition for talent as an opportunity for companies to look closely at total compensation reports for a broad view of how the company values its people.

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People to Know: Kyle Pifher

Interview by Katy Smith

What's the most exciting thing happening today in human resources?
Human resources in the progressive, forward thinking companies, was identified as a critical component to an organization's success many years ago. Today, we continue to see more companies recognizing the value of human resources in helping set business strategy from the "people side" of the business.

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