1. Is student loan repayment benefit the new 401(k)? (HR News)

    (Original article by HRMorning.com) Just three percent of employers currently offer student loan repayment benefits. But based on a number of reliable factors, that number may skyrocket in the not so distant future.   The above stat comes from a recent SHRM study, and the bold predication is courte…Read More

  2. 10 Hidden Reasons Why You Might Hate Your Job (HR News)

    Do you grudgingly roll out of bed each morning, downing cup after cup of coffee in an attempt to work up the motivation to head to work? While this might be the reality for many out there, it certainly doesn't have to be, nor should it be. There are a variety of reasons why you might not be thrilled…Read More


    The Department of Labor’s (DOL) overtime regulations will no doubt affect employers’ total compensation budget as well as may cause some employers to reduce other expenditures, like benefits, to deal with the additional payroll costs. It is prudent for employers to now revisit and calculate thei…Read More

  4. Get out of the rut of “the way things are usually done.”

    Knowledge and experience leads to creative solutions: Get out of the rut of "the way things are usually done." Nicole Bellow, Senior Human Resources Consultant with Smarter HR Solutions, explains that by tapping into her 20-plus years of experience in human resources for large corporations, she was …Read More