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Men With Pens

Time to think about the retirement fund.&# “We get to retire? No one ever told me that…&# We both know there’s no retirement fund in what we do. But when Deb mentioned the words ‘retirement fund’ and I actually barked a laugh, I started to think. (A That salary came from advertising purchased by business to air on my station. I am retired now, a blogger, paid by Adsense and affiliate revenue.

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Preventing Employee Turnover With Better Benefits

Dumb Little Man

Replacing an employee costs up to a sixth of their yearly salary. Employees want well-rounded benefits, including things like retirement plans, professional development, and better workplace culture and perks. Baby Boomers want things like long-term care insurance and retirement coaching. Millennials want flexible working conditions and hours and tuition assistance and mentoring.

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Featured Soloist Kathleen Moore: “Get People to Help You”

The Solopreneur Life

We support and applaud each other’s efforts, and one of them has become a mentor and close friend. In making the decision to leave my secure job in higher ed with its benefits and good salary, my husband and I agreed to dial our lifestyle back several notches. My husband is retired, and so far we have been able to get by on his annuity, social security, and our savings.

2012 166

Attracting Millennials: Understanding What Millennials Want in a Career

Office Dynamics

Gone are the days when attractive salaries and retirement options were enough to land top recruits. This is good news for companies who can’t compete with the salaries of big corporations. Allow your millennial staff to have a voice in projects and group them with mentors or co-workers so they can draw out each other’s talents. This year millennials surpassed Gen Xers as the largest generation in the U.S. labor force , according to Pew Research.

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On the Outside Looking In

Laughing all the Way to Work

Being a member is not only a great place for networking, but for mentoring and learning of jobs in your area. A more experienced assistant is also looking for a higher salary, where a younger assistant is usually willing to work for less money because they don’t have the experience. In Ontario, Canada, it is no longer mandatory to retire at 65 years of age and the baby boomers are fast approaching this age. In 1985 I left the office to be a stay-at-home mom.

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Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y?

45 Things

Finnigan says recruiters, who often called young job seekers “challenging,” now report Generation Y job candidates are more willing to compromise on salaries or job duties. Today, more than 50 percent of candidates say they will take the salary offered. My Dad lost his job and all his retirement benefits when I was in college, and worked in a gas station for the next 10 years.

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