One of the great resources I’ve turned to for both academic and professional advice in HR (as well as to stay on top of trends) has been Smartbrief
A variety of free digests on the latest news and trends are available from Smartbrief, including Workforce, Entrepreneurship, Social Media, and more.
See an excerpt below from one of their digests.
Why it’s a bad idea to cut back on benefits
Good benefits and other nonmonetary incentives are the most important factors for attracting, retaining and engaging top workers, according to a study from the Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. Even small additional benefits play a role in keeping employees happy and increasing the perception of a business as employee-focused. The study also found that employees who say their benefits were effectively communicated had higher levels of engagement and loyalty. BusinessNewsDaily.com