With national health spending at more than $2 trillion a year, and 30 million to 40 million Americans expected to enter the system in 2014 under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, health care represents a giant market and a giant opportunity for professionals and entrepreneurs alike.
The law’s appellation aside, the debate surrounding what has become the president’s signature achievement—the overhaul of the nation’s health care—has polarized the nation, reaching a climactic phase in January, when the first half of the law’s open enrollment period ended.
As the clamor for greater diversity and inclusion in the workplace grows and the pressure of scrutiny mounts, companies are trying to figure out how to create a work environment and organizational culture that embrace the differences people bring.
Three years ago, the Society for Human Resource Management, the country’s largest professional human resources organization, commissioned the Economist Intelligence Unit to find out what the typical company would look like in 2020 and what corporate leaders could do to prepare workers for change.
As this generation approaches the age of retirement, and takes a hard look at their personal finances, writer Terry Savage looks at two areas of particular focus: life insurance and social security benefits.
As this generation approaches the age of retirement, and takes a hard look at their personal finances,
writer Terry Savage looks at two areas of particular focus: life insurance and social security benefits.
High unemployment and the high cost of education at home are driving U.S. workers and students overseas in unprecedented numbers in search of jobs and educational opportunities.
As rapid socio-economic shifts transform the business environment and workforce, human resource experts and advocacy groups find themselves pressed to equip the industry’s professionals with adequate tools to keep functioning successfully.
Today, HR professionals are taking on more strategic roles within their organizations, partnering with other functional leaders to create and implement people strategies.