By getting employees more directly engaged in their own financial well-being educating them on their benefits, helping them make the right retirement planning decisions and learning how to tackle financial stress by addressing their own debt and their worries over health care costs employers are seeing lower turnover and increased productivity.
With a booming 2013 stock market, all indications point to an increase in corporate growth. But the unpredictable nature of corporate pension assets in 2013 proved to drag down the total CEO compensation pool for the nations largest corporations.
When the public exchanges were first envisioned, some industry analysts thought most employers eventually would head for the exits on financing health benefits and simply steer their employees into the nascent online marketplace. That hasnt happened, of course, and its far too early in the HIX rollout to expect any meaningful change to occur.
While no public exchange was without troubles during the first ACA open-enrollment period, one state in particular put unique efforts into its SHOP exchange for small employers and saw results.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is in the early stages of looking at new vendors to potentially take over operation of Healthcare.gov, when Accentures contract expires in January 2015.
Graduation season is upon us, and this years graduates are certainly hoping to find improved job prospects. A new study from CareerBuilder and CareerRookie.com finds that 57% of employers say they plan to hire new college graduates, up from 53% last year and up significantly from 44% in 2010.
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