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CareerBuilder: Expect More Temps on the Job

July 5, 2012
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A new survey by the job board giant sees a spike in temporary hires but also found that employers plan to hire more permanent, full-time employees.
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Workers' Compensation Rates for Employers Likely to Increase

July 5, 2012
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In general, the 'cream of the crop' among guarantee-cost accounts are experiencing price increases ranging from about 5 percent to 7 percent, with some 10 percent increases, particularly in the Midwest.
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Employee Benefits Broker Hylant Group Acquires Employee Benefits Agency AGIS

June 14, 2012
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As a result of the acquisition, AGIS clients will now have access to the full range of resources available to them through Hylant's employee benefits practice.
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U.S. Health Care Spending Sees Modest Increases

June 13, 2012
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The recent modest increases contrast sharply with the explosive growth in health care expenditures of just a few years ago. From 2001 through 2003, increases in health care spending averaged nearly 9 percent. And as recently as 2007, costs leaped 6.2 percent.
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Health Savings Account Enrollment Surges 18 Percent

May 30, 2012
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The key factor driving HSA growth is that premiums for high-deductible health insurance plans, which the law requires be linked to HSAs, tend to be lower than more traditional health plans, according to numerous surveys.
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Health Care Adds 19,000 Jobs in April, 7,000 Fewer Year Over Year

May 4, 2012
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U.S. unemployment held steady last month at 8.1 percent as the overall economy added 115,000 jobs. Hospitals added 4,100 jobs in April for growth of 0.1 percent to bring total hospital employment to 4.8 million. For the year that ended in April, hospital employment grew by 95,100 jobs, or 2 percent.
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SAP Gets ‘SaaSy' With SuccessFactors Acquisition

April 25, 2012
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To some observers, SAP's acquisition of SuccessFactors gives the German conglomerate immediate credibility in SaaS—also called cloud computing.
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Behind the Management Shake-Up at Financial Firm LPL

April 20, 2012
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Outsiders said such changes in management were to be expected in a company that has evolved over the past decade from a closely held, private firm to a publicly traded company with a market capitalization of $4 billion.
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Take This Job and Love It: Financial Planners, HR Leaders Rank as Top 5 Jobs

April 11, 2012
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At an average midcareer salary of $104,000, financial planners out-earn the rest of the top 10 professions. Those in HR leadership positions average just over $99,000.
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Staffing Revenue Rising Faster Than Expected in 2012

April 10, 2012
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Overall, revenue growth above the trend-line for the past 16 years will continue in 2012 with some segments of staffing punching through pre-recession peaks.
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