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To save time and money, companies roll out caregiving benefits

To save time and money, companies roll out caregiving benefits

Published 04/03/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Laura Hirsch of Keller Texas had to find a rehabilitation center to help her father recover from a difficult surgery [more…]

Ribs hurting, but Vonn has another gear left for downhill

Ribs hurting, but Vonn has another gear left for downhill

Published 08/02/2019

ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Lindsey Vonn made up for lost time at the Alpine ski world championships on Friday by completing the downhill part of [more…]

Alpine skiing: Siebenhofer leads women’s combined, Vonn back in action

Alpine skiing: Siebenhofer leads women’s combined, Vonn back in action

Published 08/02/2019

ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Austria’s Ramona Siebenhofer was fastest in the downhill leg of the women’s combined at the Alpine skiing world championships on Friday, [more…]

You’re hired! Thai startup fills gap in tech talent recruiting

You’re hired! Thai startup fills gap in tech talent recruiting

Published 28/01/2019

BANGKOK (Reuters) - When app developer Sattha Puangput was looking to move from a startup to a new role, he updated his profile on GetLinks, [more…]

Money woes? More companies help workers build emergency funds

Money woes? More companies help workers build emergency funds

Published 11/01/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - At the Springdale Ice Cream and Beverage factory in Cincinnati, workers were coming to the human resources department with money troubles, [more…]

Keeping on truckin’: DHL seeks to counter driver shortages

Keeping on truckin’: DHL seeks to counter driver shortages

Published 21/12/2018

SEHLEM, Germany (Reuters) - Faced with a chronic shortage of truck drivers, logistics firm Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPWGn.DE) is trialing a new scheme to [more…]

In a tight labor market, companies bet big on five-year rewards

In a tight labor market, companies bet big on five-year rewards

Published 10/12/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the old days, longtime employees in the United States were honored with a gold watch after 30 years or so [more…]

Can better cancer care lower company’s health costs?

Can better cancer care lower company’s health costs?

Published 03/12/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When companies try to tackle rising healthcare costs, shifting more of the burden to employees is increasingly the strategy of choice. [more…]

World Equestrian Games over but Bellissimo back in saddle

World Equestrian Games over but Bellissimo back in saddle

Published 24/09/2018

TRYON, North Carolina (Reuters) - Mark Bellissimo, the man who brought the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) to this bucolic corner of recession ravaged North [more…]

Companies need older workers: here is why

Companies need older workers: here is why

Published 21/06/2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The demographic trend is no secret: the populations of the United States and other major industrial countries are getting older, and fast. [more…]