They’re not guaranteed jobs and they don’t have to promise to work for Allstate Insurance Co., but military veterans get a small salary, free meals and a place to live during a month-long training program designed by the company to prepare them for careers in insurance and financial services.
A Who’s Who of U.S. companies have embraced tuition assistance as a core component of their benefits packages.
Starbucks got a lot of attention this summer when it announced it would help its baristas—even part-timers—pay for online college classes offered by Arizona State University. That’s news for three reasons.
To encourage a “lively spirit” among employees, managers at online marketing firm iProspect offer flexibility when it comes to training, schedules and dress code.
A group of Wisconsin businesses has created a series of videos for grade school and high school teachers to use for teaching practical applications for math on a manufacturer’s production line.
A handful of employers are now offering unlimited vacation time. HR pros agree on five guidelines for the concept.
Financial services firm Edward Jones is aggressively recruiting military veterans as financial advisors.
Many companies are focusing more effort on developing “HiPos,” but simply offering a HiPo program doesn’t guarantee business success.
Whether an employee of Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance is a pilot, a medic or an HR director, he or she has a working knowledge of all of those jobs.
PwC started priming its future workforce by inviting female college students to participate in a forum on women’s leadership in April.