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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Last month, Chicago White Sox first baseman Adam LaRoche made national headlines when he told the White Sox that he was leaving his $13 million baseball career so he could spend more quality time with his son. Moments after he announced his decision to leave on Twitter accompanied by the hashtag #FamilyFirst, an important and […]

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Want to retain today’s young workers for the long haul? Offer flexible work arrangements, such as telecommuting, compressed work weeks, casual dress or flexible hours. That’s the overwhelming conclusion of this recently-released¬†report from the Society for Human Resource Management.¬† Key findings: 55 percent of all employees surveyed say their ability to balance work and life […]

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