Gender pay equity is a perennial social, political, and ultimately legal issue in our country. Corporate general counsel and HR professionals have watched this issue ebb and flow, and we are now seeing a new flow, but not from where it was expected.
Category: Salary & Benefits
Living paycheck to paycheck to make ends meet is a way of life for a majority of U.S. workers. And minimum wage workers aren’t the only ones struggling financially.
One of the benefits full-time employees take as a given is health insurance. But, as premiums continue to rise disproportionate to other costs, companies increasingly have difficulty covering the expense.
What does it take to become a talent magnet?
Employers have long had difficulty acquiring information technology workers, as candidates are in demand, regardless of the job market. New research provides insight into IT hiring challenges and tips to help overcome them.
A new survey conducted by Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking, and solutions company, finds salary increases are expected to remain basically flat next year, at 3 percent.
As the U.S. unemployment rate has dropped, the battle to recruit and retain top talent has intensified. Accordingly, employers are turning to benefits as a way to differentiate themselves from the competition.
Globally mobile individuals are not as enamored of working abroad as recruiters, hiring managers, and other members of the management team may think. Although the upsides of an overseas assignment help balance the downsides, the negatives cause very real concerns.
Recently, President Trump sought to ban transgender individuals from serving in the military via a series of tweets that included reference to “the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail.” So far, the ban doesn’t appear to be taking place, but it has raised concerns among transgender people everywhere.
Forget staycations. The latest trend appears to be “workations,” according to a recent survey from staffing firm Accountemps, a Robert Half company.