Investing in employee education works. This is why large companies across nearly all industries commit revenues to employee tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment benefits, in-house education and certification programs and other corporate education initiatives. Each year, Fortune 1000 companies commit over $20 billion to various kinds of employee education programs. In all, 71 percent of […]

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People lie on resumes. It’s a sad but true fact: The Society for Human Resources Management estimates that as many as half of resumes contain at least one material misrepresentation. A survey from First Advantage, a background screening and analytics firm, found that one applicant in four is willing to lie on a resume in […]

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  The potential costs to businesses of employees’ financial stress spilling over into the workplace has been widely studied and documented: Nearly a third of workers find themselves distracted by personal financial issues while on the job, and over half of these people say they would be more productive at work were it not for […]

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This week, the Tuition.io team was in full force at EBN’ s 17th annual Benefits Forum and Expo in Boca Raton, Florida. One of the largest benefits conferences in the industry, the gathering hosts over 700 professionals to discuss best practices, share innovative ideas and get ahead of trends. This year, our CEO Scott Thompson […]

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  In another example of how student loan assistance is now being adopted by the world’s biggest and best companies, Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and careers, has announced that it has chosen Tuition.io as a preferred provider. Mercer, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), has over 22,000 […]

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Presenteeism costs are murder on businesses. Recent studies indicate that presenteeism – the result of employees coming in to work when they are sick or distracted and therefore less productive – costs employers as much as 10 times that of absenteeism. And when it comes to presenteeism as a result of a debilitating and highly […]

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Looking to do some recruiting? Job fairs are a proven winner for many companies. They’re a brand-builder, for one thing – and they present the opportunity for both the employer and job seeker to sniff each other out before anyone invests a lot of time in filling out applications, rewriting resumes and interviewing a potential […]

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Uber, the massive ridesharing company, has been in the dog house in recent months. On February 9th, 2017, Susan Fowler, a former Uber engineer, wrote a scathing account of sexual discrimination, harassment and enabling of the same that occurred during her time working for the company’s Bay Area headquarters. The company was stung by her […]

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The market for top talent is tough… and employers nationwide are being forced to up their compensation game. According to the recently released Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) 2017 Employee Benefits Report, one out of every three employers increased overall benefit offerings within the last 12 months. Only 6 percent of employers reported they […]

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