Make Open Enrollment Fun This Year

Make Open Enrollment Fun This Year

By Roxanna Coldiron Open enrollment for benefits has arrived! It can be a confusing process for both employers and employees to navigate open enrollment, but it doesn’t have to be a chore. Finding ways to make it fun can not only smooth the process for your human resources team but also make it an enjoyable experience for all of your employees. Contests and Other Incentives Boost employee incentive by seeing which department can complete the most open enrollments first. The department who finishes the open enrollment process before the other departments gets a…Continue Reading
Increase and Incentivize STEM Talent

Increase and Incentivize STEM Talent

By Roxanna Coldiron STEM majors, those degrees centered on science, technology, engineering and math, might be in high-demand for employers, but are STEM majors in high demand for college students? The National Bureau of Economic Research uncovered that STEM majors often come with a higher tuition than non-STEM majors. Engineering tends to be the most expensive major at $569 per credit hour or more, while humanities majors can cost as low as $280 per credit hour. The cost of tuition factors in the decisions that students make when choosing a major. While STEM…Continue Reading
Trump Administration May Put Public Service Loan Forgiveness On Chopping Block

Trump Administration May Put Public Service Loan Forgiveness On Chopping Block

The Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program might be on the chopping block for the new administration’s budget. According to the Washington Post, people who will qualify for forgiveness this year will not be affected, but those who were betting their education on the PSLF will need to rethink their strategy. College comes with a hefty price tag. The PSLF program has been a factor that many students consider when deciding to enroll in college or when choosing a career. Public sector and not-for-profit jobs typically offer lower pay rates than the for-profit…Continue Reading