The United States is experiencing an ever-tightening labor market, where the number of jobs available exceeds the number of qualified candidates. One way employers can recruit and retain top talent is by offering voluntary benefits and educating employees on how to use the voluntary benefits they offer.
Businesses looking to attract new employees must distinguish themselves from the competition. Creative benefits often do the trick, particularly if they address specific needs.
With an increase in college graduates entering the workforce and a large amount of them graduating with substantial debt, some companies are enticing prospective employees with a student loan repayment benefit.
Most states are “at-will”, meaning an employer or employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time for any reason, so long as it’s not discriminatory. Terminations are never easy, but this guide gives general guidance on the best way to conduct a termination to make it as painless for you and the terminated employee as possible.