Benefits professionals struggle constantly to convince employees they need to start saving for retirement. Snap them back to reality by helping them figure out exactly how much they need to sock away to pay for their needs once they stop working. Walk employees through this savings calculation the next time you talk up your 401(k) or 403(b) plan.
Here’s where HR pros say they attract the best job applicants, according to an HRSpecialist.com poll:
If HR has you a little stressed out, consider a career switch to one of these jobs, ranked the nation’s least-stressful by CareerCast.com.
If Americans were taking a new job and had their choice of a boss, they would prefer a male boss over a female boss by 35% to 23%, although 40% would have no preference, according to a new Gallup poll.
The career site Glassdoor.com does more than list available jobs. It also lets job-seekers submit questions they have been asked during hiring interviews. Behold 10 of the weirdest questions posed in 2013:
In a recent survey of participants in employer-sponsored defined-contribution retirement plans, more than 60% of households reported that they are accumulating debt faster than they are saving for retirement. The culprit: credit card debt.
Say one of your employees walks into your office all red-faced and angry. How should you respond? Follow these do’s and don’ts to help employees vent about stressful work problems and think about solutions:
The Healthcare.gov website may be broken, but that doesn’t mean small business owners who want to buy health insurance for their employees have to wait. They can learn about coverage options, costs and available tax credits by working with an insurance broker who has registered with CMS to facilitate SHOP policy sales.
Undergrads working in organizations that offer paid internships earn a mean hourly rate of $12.74, according to a SHRM survey.
Paid internships pay off. Unpaid internships, not so much. Here’s how internship experience affects starting salaries: