New HR Systems Accommodate Changes in Technology
Social media, analytics, human capital management and software-as-a-service are among key components in HR information technology systems.
U.S. Employers Boost Hiring While China Cools
Employers in the U.S. took on more workers in March than a month earlier and the jobless rate fell, indicating companies were confident sales will rebound from a weather-related setback, according to economists.
Many In 40s, 50s Planning Career Moves
Many people who are approaching their last decade or two of work before retiring want to spend that time in a career with less pressure and more time to have a life. Almost a third (29 percent) of pre-retirees plan to change careers in the next five years.
Getting Affordable Care Act Subsidies
The Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, provides subsidies to Americans making up to 400 percent of the poverty level, about $94,200 for a family of four. Can you juggle finances to best cash in on subsidies?
Corporate Canada Should Aim to Have 30 Percent of Women on Boards
A federal advisory group says Canadian companies should aim to have 30 percent of their boards made up of women by the end of the decade. The report, titled Good for Business: A Plan to Promote More Women on Canadian Boards, believes the 30 percent figure can be achieved by 2019 en route to a longer-term goal of full gender balance.
Franchisees vs. Citites in Minimum Wage Fight
Hundreds of franchisees are learning they're not small businesses, at least in the eyes of city governments. A new law that will raise Seattle’s minimum wage to $15 from the current $9.32 gives small businesses more time to phase in the 61 percent increase—seven years vs. three for large companies.