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Most people know women in the U.S. make around 80 cents for every dollar a man earns. So, the gender pay gap for women in this country has long hovered around 20 percent. But recent research from the Institute of Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) suggests this number may be much more significant than we previously […]
There are a seemingly countless number of factors to consider when looking for a job. But, there are a couple of questions every person must ask themselves when considering a job opportunity. Per TalentLyft, candidates need to ask, “Why should I work for your company instead of somewhere else? What’s in it for me?” The […]
2003 was a strange time for the United States. It was a year that gave us a lot of sad news: the invasion of Iraq, the deaths of Gregory Peck and Johnny Cash, and the explosion of the space shuttle Columbia. But, 2003 gave us a lot of happy news too. Beyoncé released her first […]
Voting in America is more than just something, “you should do.” In the U.S., voting is widely considered an individual’s civic duty. Unfortunately, many Americans don’t vote, especially in mid-term elections like the one yesterday. According to research by Vote.org, around 60 percent of Americans didn’t vote in the last midterm election. That’s because many […]
When you think of the best employee benefits, what do you picture? Is it health insurance, paid time off, or maybe flexible work arrangements? One thing you’re likely not imagining is your boss. Even if you’re one of the lucky few with a great boss, most people don’t consider their supervisor a benefit. But those […]
Financial literacy means having a basic knowledge and understanding of financial matters to manage your resources effectively for a lifetime of economic well-being. What percentage of the U.S. do you think is financially literate? The answer may surprise you. According to research by TIAA, only 16 percent of Americans have a high level of financial […]
October 10, is World Mental Health Day. As we learn more and more about mental health, it has become more evident just how big of an impact it can have on your employees’ performance. Mental health is just as important of a factor on productivity as physical health. And, like physical health, it’s beneficial for […]
Health insurance and healthcare costs overall have risen over the course of the past 50 years with a steady consistency. Neither the Affordable Care Act nor regulations from the Trump administration have been able to make a dent in the growth of these costs. In 1960, national health spending equaled five percent of the country’s […]
*Download a white paper detailing the importance of healthcare supply chain management. Think about the phrase supply chain. What do you picture in your mind? An actual chain, a pile of unmarked boxes, UPS? My guess is you’re not thinking about the healthcare industry. Yet, for many business owners, your healthcare supply chain could be the […]
This month, Netflix aired an episode of their series Explained by Vox, which covered the gender wage gap in America. It’s commonly known women in the United States earn just 81 cents to every dollar a man earns. But, this episode revealed other interesting statistics that hint at the true cause of this gender pay […]
This year in healthcare has been both interesting and tumultuous. In 2018 alone, the Affordable Care Act has undergone significant changes at the hand of the current presidential administration. First, the Cadillac Plan tax was delayed from 2020 to 2022, in January. Then, in April the administration announced two new exceptions to the individual mandate […]
Look around your office or workplace. More than two of every three people you work with own a pet. According to the 2017-18 National Pet Owners Survey, approximately 68 percent of U.S. households own at least one pet. And, these pet owners spent a combined $69.51 billion on their pets in 2017, up almost $3 […]
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