With the holiday season almost here, the “most wonderful time of the year” can also be stressful. Addressing mental well-being has always proved a challenge for businesses, but it can feel particularly pointed during the holidays. An American Psychological Association survey found that 38% of people said their stress level increased during the holidays
As a recruiter I’m often asked about benefit packages offered by certain companies. Over the last year there have been substantive changes in benefits coming from Fortune 500 companies with most of the changes going the wrong way. We’ve seen many large corporations choose to cut employee benefits whether that be pension, 401(k), or healthcare.
AT&T has made it clear that everything is on the table when it comes to cutting costs. John Stankey, the CEO of AT&T, has declared a goal of $10 billion in reduced spending. The company has already admitted that these cuts will be partially achieved through layoffs, some of which have already begun. The Dallas
Ever since the Coronavirus crisis took its toll on the American economy, Fortune 500 companies have been scrambling to protect their dividends and keep their shareholders happy. The results have been generally negative for workers at those companies. This trend has affected companies in many different industries. Let’s take a look at some specific examples
When planning for retirement you need to try to build as large of a nest egg as possible. Net Unrealized Appreciation (NUA) is a tool which can help you do just that. While hard work and diligent saving is a good start, you’ll also need to know which accounts to invest in and how to
As a recruiter, it’s typical for clients to ask me what they should know about their benefits. With the current market volatility those questions have become more and more frequent. The bright side for AT&T employees is that your benefits when compared to other companies may be 2-3 times better. So before jumping ship on
It’s not uncommon for many employees to take some time away from a company and then return later. Often this is done for personal issues, like the declining health of a close relative. Sometimes employees simply want to pursue another opportunity elsewhere and then choose to return to their original company later on. Are you