Tag: employers

Companies help millennial employees pay off student debt

Posted on June 15th, 2016

"This is the future. Employers that don’t listen to this generation do it at their own risk." -- Bruce Elliott, Director of the Society for Human Resource Management

While 401(K) contributions have traditionally been a benefit companies used to lure talented employees, innovative companies are beginning to offer a new benefit that their millennial employees need even more: help paying their student loans. A recent article in The Hechinger Report discussed the rise of employee benefit programs aimed at helping employees pay student debt. […]

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Do employees value job skills over college degrees?

Posted on July 16th, 2014

"Employees with college degrees believe that their education helped get them through the door, but about half say it has no relevance to the work they're actually doing" -- Rusty Rueff

What’s more important to employers — that a job candidate has a college degree or possesses specific job skills? The majority of working adults believe it’s the latter, according to a new survey by job listing site Glassdoor. College degrees vs. job skills: what’s more important? The site surveyed 2,000 working adults and found that 72% said getting trained in […]

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Employers will hire more college grads this year

Posted on April 18th, 2014

Good news (finally!) for young college graduates.

According to a survey released on April 16, employers said they plan to increase the number of college graduates they hire this year by nearly 9 percent.

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