Graduation season is around the corner – we can feel the excitement and anticipation among our young interns here at Businessolver. However, many grads, an astonishing 70 percent in fact, will leave school with not just a diploma. They’ll also have an average $37,000 in student loan debt.
The U.S. job market has improved significantly since the 2007–2009 recession, and the outlook remains positive. This means competition is fiercer than ever among employers to attract and retain talent. In an effort to appeal to candidates, many organizations are expanding their benefits offering to support all facets of employees’ lives. Financial planning and wellness initiatives have become especially popular, and for good reason.