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Veterans Support our Nations Priority...Doesn't That Sound Better?

Dwayne Paro | Posted 05.19.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

Right now Veterans are taking care of Veterans by providing support that the Government is not. This is great, this should be the case, this should be part of the solution but it should not be the solution.

Are Hospitals Too Late to the Urgent Care Game?

Lenny Sanicola | Posted 05.19.2016 | Business
Lenny Sanicola

Treatment at your convenience? Expanded hours? Quick visits? Lower costs? Good customer service? All potential reasons to visit your nearest urgent c...

Forget About Obama Care... We Need Veteran Care...

Dwayne Paro | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics
Dwayne Paro

God love our Veterans Administration....because that is not the common feeling among Veterans. They are experiencing such a list of issues to get the proper support that it astonishes most people.

One Down... Two to Go!

Lenny Sanicola | Posted 05.12.2016 | Business
Lenny Sanicola

Well, my oldest graduates from college this weekend! One down.....two to go! He is one of the lucky ones, as far as student debt goes. Since he worked...

Parental Leave Gets A Boost From Tech And Finance

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 05.12.2016 | Business

Parental leave hit a tipping point last year, as numerous big-name firms expanded paid time off for new moms and dads. But top-notch benefits are stil...

How to Expertly Handle the Job Offer

Kristi Russo | Posted 05.16.2016 | Business
Kristi Russo

The Steps to Ensure Success and Start Out on The Right Foot You've prepped, you've searched, you've tediously applied and interviewed; feeling unde...

No Veteran Left Behind: Education + Benefits = Success

Dwayne Paro | Posted 05.09.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

Education is becoming increasingly important no matter what level of your career you are at. Therefore our transitioning veterans need to be prepared to pursue the necessary education for their new career path.

The Double Vision of Blind Faith

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Faith is blind when we believe in something unseen without any or sufficient evidence. Underlying many of our actions is our belief that it will lead ...

Tax Tips and Tricks for Veterans

Ryan Pavlu | Posted 04.29.2016 | Business
Ryan Pavlu

Now that the deadline has come and gone, it might be tempting to take a big sigh of relief and forget about taxes until next April. But if you start thinking about your filing now, there are plenty of tricks to make next tax season less taxing.

Helping America Fulfill Its Promise to Veterans

John Roberts | Posted 04.27.2016 | Impact
John Roberts

The number of post-9/11 service members suffering from PTSD, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), and other life-altering injuries is at an all-time high.

Going to Live Concerts Linked With Lower Stress Levels, Study Shows

Teen Vogue | Posted 05.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

According to a study from the Centre for Performance Science at the Royal College of Music in London, going to concerts can actually reduce anxiety.

Benefits Gone Wild

Ed Lawler | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
Ed Lawler

Corporation after corporation is adding benefits and perks to their employee reward packages. There was a time when there was a standard list of benefits and forms of cash compensation that most companies used.

What Makes a 100 Best Company? It Depends!

Robin Hardman | Posted 04.05.2016 | Business
Robin Hardman

Tomorrow I'm off to the Great Place to Work (GPTW) conference in San Diego. GPTW is the company that administers Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work...

How 3 Companies Use Perks To Build Company Culture and Retain the Right People

Liz Wilkes | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business
Liz Wilkes

Having the right people who fit your company culture, both through natural chemistry and building on what's already there, is an extremely important part of scaling any organization.

New Study: The U.S. Lags Behind Europe in Workplace Benefits

Dr. Andrew Chamberlain | Posted 02.19.2016 | Business
Dr. Andrew Chamberlain

In many ways, Europe is an experimental laboratory for workplace policies. What can we learn from Europe's vast experience about what works--and what ...

Why AARP's New Social Security Campaign Is Upsetting Progressives

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.16.2016 | Politics

The largest seniors group in the country has launched a campaign to get presidential candidates to discuss their plans for Social Security -- only it ...

We Must Better Communicate the Health Benefits of Nature

Jared Green | Posted 02.03.2016 | Green
Jared Green

ASLA 2015 Professional General Design Honor Award. Mill River Park and Greenway by OLIN / OLIN, Sahar Coston-Hardy While landscape architects, arbori...

Keeping Your New Year's Financial Resolutions

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

For many of us, New Year's resolutions often vanish in days - weeks at most. The latest update of a University of Scranton study puts "weight loss" a...

David Cameron's Toxic Brew of Parenting

Henrietta M Ross | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics
Henrietta M Ross

Not everybody affected is a family unit obviously but many are. David Cameron with his vanity project thinks he can slap a sticking plaster over the problems he has created and make himself look like an aspirational Prime Minister.

WTF Is Organizational Culture?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Garrett Mintz

Organizational cultures are not universally good or universally bad for every person. Just because two organizations have the exact same activities (i.e. casual Fridays and philanthropic events) doesn't mean that those activities are received the same way at each company by the employees.

Man Jailed For Social Security Scam Set Up By Late Father In 1945

Associated Press | Lee Moran | Posted 01.09.2016 | Crime

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A man was sentenced Friday to prison over a seven-decade-long Social Security benefits scheme hatched by his father, who died i...

No One Is Sure What We're Going To Do When The Robots Come For Our Jobs

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 12.17.2015 | Business

The American economy has a problem, and experts aren't really sure how to fix it. That was the takeaway from Wednesday afternoon's Future of Work pan...

Netflix Just Made Another Huge Stride On Parental Leave

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 12.09.2015 | Business

Netflix is taking a huge step forward for the working parents it employs. The California-based tech company announced in August that it would give it...

Redefining Selfish

Laura Jack | Posted 10.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Laura Jack

For so long we have valued martyrdom. The more we give, the better we are, even if it means that our own self-care goes by the wayside. We are so worried that we may seem selfish that we have almost gone too far the other direction. We have forgotten how to take care of ourselves.

5 Reasons You Should Ask Your Boss About Tuition Reimbursement

Julie Stich | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Julie Stich

Educational assistance programs continue to gain steam as a popular employee benefit offering. With several large companies (McDonald's, Starbucks, an...