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Are you considering the whole package when you are talking to employees about wages? Benefits, pension, vacation and wages all play an important role in an employees total compensation. Some are more important depending on the age and life style of the employee. They are all important considerations for recruiting and retaining your employees. We discussed this at a recent event in Hamilton.

A small but mighty group joined together at BHH benefits to discuss benefits, pension and wage trends.  It is always amazing that a diverse group of manufacturers can have such similar challenges.

We focused on 3 key areas of total compensation:

Wages - We discussed how much companies pay their basic general labourers.  It was also interesting to see that 2 of the participating companies were both struggling to fill technical sales type roles.  We discussed strategies that had worked to fill…

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