Hands-on practice reinforces training content and helps participants perfect their skills—before they need to use those skills on the job. In the case of rescue teams, that practice can mean the difference between life and death.
Is a college degree the new high school diploma? According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, 38% of employers have raised their educational requirements over the last 5 years, compared to 32% last year.
Most employers with traditional defined benefit (DB) plans are interested in transferring their pension plan risk off their books, according to a retirement plan industry think tank that measures pension buyout activity.
When will the U.S. Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) premiums force a change in contribution policy? A look at the federal agency’s accounting statements points to the answer: “Sooner rather than later.”
National health expenditure growth is expected to average 5.6% annually over 2016-2025, according to a report compiled by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Office of the Actuary (OACT). These projections are constructed using a current-law framework and do not assume potential legislative changes over the projection period.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released guidance on its advice provided by determination letters and private letter rulings reflecting several changes that took effect January 1.
FlexJobs has released its annual list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Telecommuting and Remote Jobs in 2017. This list is based on an analysis of over 47,000 companies and their telecommuting job posting histories in the FlexJobs database during 2016.
Federal government enforcement lawsuits brought by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)—including those centered on Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) violations—continued at an aggressive pace in 2016 but were less effective in terms of number of filings and recoveries when compared with previous years, according to annual report on workplace class action litigation.
Every day, Human Resources departments worldwide are placing increased emphasis on employee engagement. To understand why, we need to consider the true meaning of “engagement.”
Love him or hate him, it’s hard to deny that Donald Trump has communicated differently than any other U.S. presidential candidate, president-elect, and now president. And his communication style has been analyzed, criticized, and commended. Everyone seems to have an opinion about his approach to communication, but there certainly isn’t agreement on its effectiveness.