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Articles by Deborah Silver

401(k) Savings Zoom When Employers Set Autopilot

August 23, 2011
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Employees tend to take a laissez faire approach toward their 401(k) plans, letting them have a life of their own after the initial sign-up. Those who voluntarily enroll, on the other hand, tend to contribute at a significantly higher rate—an average of 7.8 percent monthly—research by Aon Hewitt shows.
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Companies, Schools Look to Build High Schoolers Business Acumen

June 19, 2011
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More companies also have set their sights on developing high school students’ inner business potential. Ernst & Young hosted more than 100 high school seniors in March at its first Keys to Campus program, which focused on college and career readiness, emphasizing employment in finance, accounting and information technology.
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Niche Sites Gain Monster-Sized Following

March 22, 2011
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Today, some 100,000 Internet job boards vie for listings and résumés, double the number in 2000, and the job specific nature of the websites is becoming even more granular.
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