Raise, bonuses and benefits look to shrink 25 percent of the 248 companies surveyed by Watson Wyatt indicated they would impose a hiring freeze in the next 12 months By: OfficialWire

NEW YORK, Nov. 24 (UPI) — Surveys of U.S. businesses show that all manner of pay increases are expected to decrease in the next 12 months.

In October, New York human resources firm Mercer found that 40 percent of 1,000 middle- to large-sized companies indicated they expected to reduce the portion of their budgets set aside for …


Bringing the Spirit of Giving to Your Workplace

First, talk to HR — and be mindful of what you ask of your co-workers
By Eve Tahmincioglu

About a month ago, Lewana Dupree was on her lunch break when she drove past a building with a long line of people wrapped around the block.

It turned out to be a shelter called The Source that helps feed and provide clothing …