Closing The Confidence Gap

Geography: Global Source: Edward Jones Date: March 2016 Findings: 66% of those over age 64+ say confidence is the most empowering tool for career advancement, compared to roughly half of those ages 45-63 and 29-44. 50% of the female respondents reported self-doubt about their job performance, compared with fewer than 33% of male respondents. 85% of individuals agree or strongly […]

Generational Obstacles When Saving For Retirement

Geography: United States Research Source: Koski Research —Date: December 2015 —Findings: 58 of Gen X know how much they need to have saved for a comfortable retirement and only 53% believe they are saving enough to retire when they want to. 31% of Gen X has taken a loan from their 401(k), compared to just 13% of Millennials and […]

Defined Contribution Plans Are Becoming More Transparent

Geography: United States Research Source: Aon Hewitt —Date: November 2015 —Findings: 83% of employers, in 2011, charged workers administrative fees by using mutual funds with revenue sharing. In 2015, that percentage dropped to 40%. 58% of firms offer Roth contributions—up from 50% in 2013 and 11% in 2007. 60% of plans have online guidance, up form 55% in 2013 […]

Those Searching For Jobs Not Turning To Staffing Industry

Geography: United States Research Source: CareerBuilder —Date: December 2014 —Findings: 70% of clients of the staffing industry are able to list at least 2 staffing organizations, an increase from 66% in 2013. 21% are utilizing staffing companies, a number that has remained steady since 2013. 50% of candidates for the staffing industry can list at least 2 staffing organizations, […]

Case Study: Sodexo On Social Recruiting

Company: Sodexo is a world-wide contract management company that provides a variety of support services to businesses, institutions and public entities in 80 countries with almost $23 billion in total revenues. Sodexo serves more than ten million consumers daily in corporations, health care, long term care and retirement centers, schools, college campuses, government and remove sties. Headquarters: Issy-les-Moulineaux, France Company […]