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Welcome to Viewpoint, where HireCentrix provides commentary on some of the most relevant , hottest and often controversial issues  affecting our industry; including employment statistics, employment data, laws and regulation, political and public policies, and more.
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Workers with a Disability Less Likely to be Employed, More Likely to Hold Jobs with Lower Earnings, Census Bureau Reports

Individuals with disabilities were less likely to be employed than individuals without disabilities, and those who were employed typically held jobs with lower earnings and also earned less than their colleagues with no disability, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey.

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An Employers Guide to Reducing Costs in the Health Care System: Learning From What Has Been

This synthesis describes evidence-based research demonstrating what strategies reduce health care costs and what strategies have only mixed results.

Introduction

During the latter half of the 1990s, health care cost inflation slowed after several years of rapidly rising price increases. Many hoped that the various policies and programs implemented by government, employers, and insurers in the '90s to control costs would continue to moderate these increases for the foreseeable future. However, in the last several years, rising health care costs have again become an issue.

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Big Data for HR Doesn’t Have to be Rocket Science

Last week I wrote about growing HR into something big, and how Big Data can play a key role in helping you become a more valuable partner to your organization by engaging in data-driven decision making.

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I Hate The Internet

I really, REALLY hate the internet right now. I had just finished reading the latest in a string of bad advice articles (from “experts”, on LinkedIn of course) and my mother pointed out a RIDICULOUSLY inappropriate and unfunny Facebook status on my 16 year old son’s wall. (Yes, he had been hacked by one of his idiot friends.

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Thanks so much for your patience

Thanks you for your patience as we experience growing pains.

Hirecentrix is facing some technical issues that is expected to be resolved by the end of this week. So, unfortunately we will not be updating the articles on the site until all the technical issues can be resolved. 

Until then please enjoy the current articles on the database, as please don't forget to visit the Archive's, and definitely be entertained by the Recruiters Lounge. 

We appreciate your support during these trying times.  And please we promise that we shall resume our normal daily input of Industry Articles, Viewpoint and News on Monday August 19th..

thank you

Karen Mattonen

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HCX Facts

Healthcare Costs grew a cumulative 138% between 1999 and 2010 and outpacing cumulative wage growth of 42% over the same period. Average employer costs for health insurance per employee hour rose from $1.60 to $3.35 during the 1999 to 2010 period. This almost 110% increase in average costs per hour was  much larger than the 39% increase in average employer payroll costs per hour for these workers  KFF

 

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