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Visa and others sign on to offer this new employee benefit

Visa (V), along with a handful of Silicon Valley companies and venture capital firms, will offer employees genetic testing for breast and ovarian …

Now there's an employee benefit that helps pay your student loans

To the delight of many job hunters, a growing number of companies now offer some form of assistance with student loan debt alongside more traditional HR benefits like 401(k) plans and health insurance.<p>And it makes sense - with the average debt for recent undergrads and graduates estimated at about …

Personal Finance

Employee Benefit Program Slashes Student Debt

Saving for retirement is one thing, but many Millennials are burdened with paying back thousands in student loan payments after college. As first reported by FOXBusiness.com, Gradifi is one company that has designed a new benefit program for employees that helps pay down debt while they work called …

Personal Finance

These 14 tech companies offer their UK employees the best pay and benefits

British employees have also found that tech companies tend to be generous when it comes to compensation.<p>Glassdoor, the anonymous employee review website, has published its list of the companies that offer their UK employees the best pay — including salaries and bonuses — as well as other benefits. …

The Workplace

13 priceless benefits your startup can offer potential employees

Working for a startup can be fun, and it can also be terrifying. But for all the media emphasis on cool perks and crazy hours, the employees who …

In new twist, Amazon to let employees share parental leave benefit with their spouses

Amazon is joining the throng of companies expanding their parental leave benefits for employees.<p>On Monday, the online retail giant said in a memo to employees that, starting Jan. 1, it would be expanding the number of weeks it offers new parents, as well as offering an unusual "leave share" program …

The Workplace

The One Employee Benefit You Need to Think Harder About

If you want to get the very best from everyone at your company, give them a true sense of ownership. Here's how.<p>Ownership matters. It matters to governments, companies, and employees. Countries have gone to war, business owners have mortgaged everything they have, and employees have changed careers …

Employee Engagement

3 Ways To Stretch Your Employee Benefits Dollars

Last month, I spoke about employees transitioning to part-time work in “semi-retirement careers” at the Retirement Readiness Seminar hosted by The Conference Board, a business research nonprofit. After sharing my thoughts, I heard some of the nation’s largest employers explain what they’re doing to …

Retirement